IT Project Management
IT projects come with distinct challenges for all project team members, and most of all for the project manager. In this course, you will learn the fundamentals and best practices of project management methodology as applied to IT initiatives. Using real-world scenarios and hands-on exercises, you will apply practical project management principles to successfully take a project from planning to rollout.
Practice essential project management skills to help you mitigate time, budget, quality, and scope constraints. Determine product scope through effective identification of requirements, assess and manage stakeholder expectations, identify and manage risks, and meet quality standards while navigating change requests. Examine important aspects of IT projects, including communication needs of virtual teams, security, and testing. Avoid the most common pitfalls of IT project success to deliver optimal business value for your IT projects.
Students pursuing a university-recognized and/or accredited certificate in Canada or continuing education units in the US must attend at least 90% of class time, participate in class exercises and section-knowledge checks, and score at least 70% on an end-of-class, multiple-choice assessment.
PMI is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
This is a BYOD course. Students should bring a PC, Mac, or tablet to class in order to access digital course materials.
Available formats for this course
Duration3 days/24 hours of instruction
Starting at: $2295
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Part 1: Match competence to scenario
Part 2: Evaluate a project business case
Part 3: Identify and assess stakeholders
- Resource management
Part 4: Develop a communication plan
Part 5: Define product scope
- Project charter
- Product and project scope
Part 6: Decompose product scope into stakeholder requirements
Part 7: Create WBS and dictionary
- Work breakdown structure
Part 8: Create risk register
Part 9: Establish quality metrics
Part 10: Create an initial schedule and budget
- Effort and duration
- Estimating effort
- Level of accuracy in estimates
- Team-based estimation
- Estimating cost
Part 11: Review and disposition a change request
Part 12: Plan a project rollout
- Release management
Part 13: Use metrics to reassess the business case
Part 14: Close out a project
- IT professionals
- IT project managers
- IT managers
- IT project team members
- Associate project managers
- Project managers
- Project coordinators
- Project analysts
- Project leaders
- Senior project managers
- Team leaders
- Product managers
- Program managers.