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What Earns You More? Internal Projects or Customer Projects?


This quick survey (4 questions) can be answered in less than a minute. Or you leave a comment that we may also publish.

Answers are strictly anonymous - we don't even collect IP addresses.

Please open the survey here: https://www.project-business.org/research/income-comparison

The survey is a repetition of the 2018 income study (see report below).

(More surveys to follow)


Reports

 

The State of Education for Project Business


URL:
https://www.project-business.org/research/survey-education-for-pbm

Published:
March 2022

Summary:
9 out of 10 practitioners in Project Business Management emphasized the need for domain-specific education, but only 1/3 said that he or she had received that.

Reference:
Lehmann, O.F. (2022) 'Market Report: The State of Education for Project Business', Project Business Foundation, March [Online]. Available from: https://www.project-business.org/research/survey-education-for-pbm (Accessed: ## ### ####).

Trends in Make or Buy Decisions


URL:
https://www.project-business.org/research/survey-market-trends

Published:
September 2021 

Summary:
A survey confirms findings from earlier research that project business management is a big trend. Work that organizations would have done internally some few years ago is now outsourced to contractors. For the contractor organizations, projects for paying customers are a growth-oriented business model.

Reference:
Lehmann, O.F. (2021) 'Market Report: Trends in Make or Buy Decisions', Project Business Foundation, September [Online]. Available from: https://www.project-business.org/research/survey-market-trends (Accessed: ## ### ####).

Income Report: Customer vs. Internal Projects


URL:
https://www.project-business.org/research/income-report-customer-internal-projects

Published:
June 2018 

Summary:
A survey shows on the first glance that project managers in internal projects and in customer projects earn similar income on a global scale. However, digging deeper into the details, a surprising difference gets revealed.

Reference:
Lehmann, O.F. (2018) Income Report: Customer vs. Internal Projects, June [Online]. Available from: https://www.project-business.org/research/income-report-customer-internal-projects (Accessed: ## #### ####).

Note:
The study is currently repeated (see survey above).