and it looks as if there’s nothing but endless opportunity for project talent on the horizon. This optimistic view is reflected by economic sunshine: The
World Bank projects global GDP growth at 2. 8
percent for 2017 and 3 percent for 2018, a welcome
rebound from last year’s 2. 4 percent.
But project professionals in particular know that
the forecast varies by locale. Zoom in on certain
regions, and uncertainty and instability are easy to
spot. China’s decelerating economy isn’t expected
to pick up speed this year. Brazil’s recession and
political woes slog on. And the U.K.’s Brexit hangs
like a question mark—not only over Europe, but in
the minds of business leaders abroad.
Here’s the project management career outlook in
United Arab Emirates
Median project practitioner salary: Earning Power:
Edition, PMI, 2015