Log On/Register  

855.838.5028

Information Technology Project Management

Duration: 3 days
Course Price: $1,350

Information Technology Project Management is for IT professionals who want to understand the fundamentals and best practices of project management. The class material is strongly based in globally-accepted project management best practices and incorporates hands-on experiences and group work developing: project charters, stakeholder assessments, and a project management action plan. Note: This course does not lead to any particular certification exam in project management.

 

Learn How To:

· Apply project management best practices.

· Set clear expectations and much more with a project charter.

· Create a project management action plan.

Information Technology Project Management is for IT professionals who want to understand the fundamentals and best practices of project management. The class material is strongly based in globally-accepted project management best practices and incorporates hands-on experiences and group work developing: project charters, stakeholder assessments, and a project management action plan. Note: This course does not lead to any particular certification exam in project management.

 

Learn How To:

· Apply project management best practices.

· Set clear expectations and much more with a project charter.

· Create a project management action plan.

Prerequisites
There are no formal prerequisites for this class. Some experience working on or leading project work is expected.

Course Outline

  • Overview of global project management standards and frameworks
  • Overview of global IT and business management standards and frameworks
  • Understanding how IT projects integrate into larger enterprise business architecture.
  • Ideal IT integration strategies for a business
  • A checklist for stakeholders critical for IT project success
  • What to require before committing to a project
  • Understand the differences between project/program management processes and IT development lifecycles/systems
  • Understand the three types of work business needs to manage
  • A working definition of a project
  • Planning the IT part of a project
  • Determining Business, Functional, and Technical Requirements
  • Understand the need for flexibility for Cost, Time, Resources, Customer Satisfaction (“Iron Pyramid”)
  • How to get a clear delineation of Deliverables and Quality
  • Choosing a Development Framework – When and why to use each.
  • Determining the order of operations of the activities of a project
    • Evaluating the Critical Path
  • Creating a project plan that all stakeholders find useful
    • Planning at the Program Level
    • Planning at the Project Level
    • Planning at the Phase Level
    • Planning at the Activity/Task Level
      • Effort
      • Duration
      • Resources
      • Scheduling
      • Costs/Budget
      • Baselining
      • Issue and Risk Planning
  • Monitoring and Reporting Execution Progress
    • Calculating Earned Value
    • Schedule Updates
    • Budget Updates
    • Managing the Critical Path
    • Managing Project Quality
    • Managing Variances
    • Mitigating Scope Creep
  • Project/Sub-Project Closure
    • Developing An Operational Transfer Plan
    • Managing Documentation
    • Writing a Project Closure Report
    • Obtaining Final, Formal Sign-Off
    • Documenting Lesions Learned
    • Managing Administrative Closure
  • Moving to the next phase/project
  • Class close and evaluations
Learn More
Please type the letters below so we know you are not a robot (upper or lower case):

The PMI Registered Education Provider logo is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

ITIL® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. The Swirl logo is a trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.