Computer Information Systems
Skills You'll Need
Lake Michigan College program coordinator and instructor Gary Grannell says, "time management and interpersonal communication skills are a must in this industry. Students must also realize that there is no end to education in this field."
The ability to think logically and have excellent verbal and written skills is key. Often, you will be dealing with multiple tasks at once, and you must be able to shift your focus from one project to the next and pay close attention to detail.
You must also be able to work independently as well as in a team. This is where effective communication among team members is crucial. Successful communication will result in faster problem solving.
Other skills and abilities that you'll need include:
- solid technical background
- persistence in problem solving