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IT Project Management

Procept Associates Ltd.
Training overview
Professional Course
E-learning
2 days
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Course description

IT Project Management

Learn the challenges of managing IT projects and understand the methodologies, tools, techniques and the language of IT project management. This 2 day seminar is designed to appeal to those with experience working in a project management (PM) environment and who plan to work or are interested in getting insight into IT project management. Instructors for this course bring a wealth of knowledge gained from years of managing projects IT projects in rigorous project-driven industries.

Who should attend?

IT project managers, team leads, system analysts, developers.

Prerequisite

There is no prerequisite for this course. It functions as a stand-alone course.

Training content

Introduction, Review of PM Concepts

  • Introduction to the course
  • Project life cycles, process groups and knowledge areas
  • The role of the PM
  • Example Project Management Plan
  • Exercises: Create a WBS for a Website development project

IT Projects and Development Methodologies

  • How are IT projects different
  • Waterfall methodology
  • Iterative and Incremental methodologies (Agile, Spiral, Extreme…)
  • When to use which methodology

IT Projects and Development Methodologies

  • Example of Agile Project Management Plan
  • Exercise

Scope Management

  • Requirement gathering
  • Context diagrams
  • Use cases
  • JAD sessions

Project Estimation

  • Estimation approach and best practices
  • Estimation tools
  • Estimation Example

Project Schedule & Cost

  • Project budget
  • Project Cash flow
  • S curve

Quality Management

  • Full Life cycle testing
  • Test Plans
  • Test types
  • Test phases
  • Test tools

Risk Management

  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Response Planning
  • Monte Carlo Simulation
  • Root causes of IT project failures
  • Exercises: Risk Assessment

Human Resource Management & Communications

  • Organizing for Projects
  • Exercises: Working in a Matrix environment
  • Progress Reports
  • Virtual Teams
  • Exercises: Communication Problems, Communications Plan

Conclusion

  • Trends in IT Project Management
  • Development maturity (CMMI)
  • Review and evaluations

Certification / Credits

Credits: 14 PDUs/CEUs

Learning Objectives

Participants will gain practical skills to:

  • Understand the key IT project management methodologies
  • Increase your own PM "lessons learned" by learning from the PM experiences of others.
  • Understand the IT specific tools and techniques for managing projects, increasing your value to your organization and in the job marketplace.
  • Understand the various tasks, roles and responsibilities in an IT project
  • Understand the language of IT project professionals to enhance your project related communications

About Procept

Procept Associates Ltd.

Since 1963, Procept (and its subsidiaries) have trained over 1 million people from over 17,000 organizations. We focus on developing competencies in project management, change management, agile management, leadership, business analysis, IT and data management, as well as soft skill...


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