651-905-3729 Microsoft Silver Learning Partner EC Counsel Reseller compTIA Authorized Partner

IT Project Management

3 Days

Description

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.

What You'll Learn

  • Articulate the relevance of core project management competences.
  • Identify key project goals and assumptions and set the stage for value delivery.
  • Understand how to identify stakeholders and assess how to engage with them during the project.
  • Meet stakeholder informational needs by creating an actionable communication plan.
  • Articulate product scope as part of the charter.
  • Become familiar with the process of eliciting and capturing requirements.
  • Create the WBS and dictionary that would deliver the scope in the project charter.
  • Perform a more detailed and systematic assessment of risk.
  • Articulate guiding quality characteristics for the project.
  • Sequence activities, create schedule, and estimate the cost of the project.
  • Prepare to oversee go-live.
  • Manage change in projects.
  • Track value delivery in projects.
  • Understand the basics of a project retrospective.

Who Should Attend

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, and program managers.

You should not take this course if you have taken Project Management Fundamentals. The subjects covered are the same.

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
June 24, 2024

$2,300.00
3 Days    8:30 AM ET - 4:30 PM ET
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Course Overview

Match competence to scenario

Evaluate a project business case

Identify and assess stakeholders

  • Stakeholders
  • Resource management
  • Teams

Develop a communication plan

Define product scope

  • Project charter
  • Product and project scope

Decompose product scope into stakeholder requirements

  • Requirements

Create WBS and dictionary

  • Work
  • Work breakdown structure

Create risk register

  • Risk identification and management

Establish quality metrics

Create an initial schedule and budget

  • Effort and duration
  • Estimating effort
  • Level of accuracy in estimates
  • Team-based estimation
  • Scheduling
  • Estimating cost

Review and disposition a change request

  • Change management

Plan a project rollout

  • Testing
  • Release management

Use metrics to reassess the business case

  • Delivering business value

Close out a project

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
June 24, 2024

$2,300.00
3 Days    8:30 AM ET - 4:30 PM ET
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Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
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Prerequisites

  • If you have previously taken Project Management Fundamentals, you should not take this course, as there is significant content overlap.

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
June 24, 2024

$2,300.00
3 Days    8:30 AM ET - 4:30 PM ET
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Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
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Course Comments

This course qualifies you for the following PMI® Professional Development Units (PDUs):

  • Leadership = 4
  • Strategic and Business Management = 3
  • Technical Project Management = 14

Total = 21

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
June 24, 2024

$2,300.00
3 Days    8:30 AM ET - 4:30 PM ET
view class details and enroll
Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
request a private session or new date