INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROJECT MANAGEMENT

LEADING SERVICE QUALITY TRAINING

Information technology project management training will equip delegates with the techniques to master all the elements and challenges that go into being a top-notch IT project manager.

START:
August 8, 2016
DURATION:
3 DAYS
CREDIT:
30 PDUs
PRICE
150,000.00

Address

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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROJECT MANAGEMENT OVERVIEW

Information technology project management training will equip delegates with the techniques to master all the elements and challenges that go into being a top-notch IT project manager. As an Information Systems Project manager, your job has evolved from applications development to business systems integration. In this course, you’ll discover the tools and techniques that will help you optimize the systems development life-cycle processes so that you can bring your projects online more effectively, more quickly and on budget. You’ll learn how to accelerate development and compress design time and how to use capability and maturity models so that you can access where your IT processes currently are.

STANDARD: A guide to the project management body of knowledge (PMBOK Guide) areas are covered.

BENEFITS OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROJECT MANAGEMENT TO INDIVIDUALS

  • Comprehensive understanding of the various processes of IT project management.
  • Having an advanced set of project management tools and techniques for immediate IT project application at the workplace.
  • Having a ready set of working templates, forms and checklists relevant for use in IT projects at their place of work.

 

BENEFITS OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROJECT MANAGEMENT TO ORGANIZATIONS

  • Ability to set up a PMO or contribute positively to an existing one
  • Better understanding of project selection decisions
  • Improved ability of delegates to plan, schedule and control a project
  • Mastering inter-personal skills needed to effectively manage project teams
  • Improved ability to develop appropriate performance measures
  • A wider choice of project planning techniques

 

 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROJECT MANAGEMENT COURSE OBJECTIVES

How You Will Benefit

* Maintain control of your projects with proven scheduling techniques

* Deliver quality systems on time

* Plan for the unexpected

* Budget more effectively

* Keep conflict at a minimum

* Expertly use PM software tools You will learn to:

* Define the role of the IT project manager

* Develop a results-driven project management team

* Identify, interpret, and manage the real project requirements

* Develop a focused project plan to manage IT Projects

* Estimate IT project costs and schedules using proven techniques

* Find solutions to problems specifically related to IT projects Course Content: Overview of IT Project Management

* Definition and characteristics of IT project management

* Common reasons why IT projects fail

* Critical factors for IT project success

* The IT project life cycle and the activities of each life cycle phase

* Project processes common to all projects Concept Phase

* Selecting and funding IT projects

* Identify key project stakeholders

* Describe the purpose and content of a IT business case

* Prepare a project charter Requirements Phase

* Identify and articulate customer requirements

* Distinguish between functional and technical requirements

* Use different methods for gathering requirements

* Develop a requirements traceability methodology Planning Phase

* Identify the key components of the project plan and the planning process

* Construct a work breakdown structure showing all work components

* Build a project schedule

* Estimate duration, resources, and costs

* Describe risk management planning and risk response planning

* Describe subsidiary management plans including communications, procurement and quality Design Phase

* Describe the major activities of the preliminary and detailed design activities

* Identify typical content of the technical specification document

* Identify some design techniques use in developing the technical solution

*Describe make or buy decision methodology Construction Phase

* Develop a project team to build and deliver the product

* Describe quality assurance activities, testing and audits

* Assess project performance

* Develop and use a change request methodology

*Develop risk response strategies

Delivery Phase: * Describe the key activities of the delivery phase

* Describe four major product/system conversion strategies

* Understand the “go-live” transition responsibilities of the project manager

* Develop scope verification and customer acceptance strategies

What instructional material will be used. Lecture, individual and group exercise, workshop and case studies, group discussions and games,action learning workshops. The Delegates are awarded a certificate of completion on successful completion of the program.

The program can be upgraded to a certification by undergoing an exam and some course work online to

CERTIFICATION:Master Certificate in Information Technology Project Management from the University of Atlanta

Course Outlines

Overview of IT Project Management

• Definition and characteristics of IT

project management

• Common reasons why IT projects

fail

• Critical factors for IT project

success

• The IT project life cycle and the

activities of each life cycle phase

• Project processes common to all

projects

Concept Phase

• Selecting and funding IT projects

• Identify key project stakeholders

• Describe the purpose and content

of an IT business case

• Prepare a project charter

Requirements Phase

• Identify and articulate customer

requirements

• Distinguish between functional

and technical requirements

• Use different methods for

gathering requirements

• D e v e l o p a r e q u i r e m e n t s

traceability methodology

Planning Phase

• Identify the key components of

the project plan and the planning

process

• Construct a work breakdown

structure showing all work

components

• Build a project schedule

• Estimate duration, resources, and

costs

• Describe risk management

planning and risk response

planning

• Describe subsidiary management

plans including communications,

procurement and quality

Design Phase

• Describe the major activities of

the preliminary and detailed

design activities

• Identify typical content of the

technical specification document

• Identify some design techniques

use in developing the technical

solution

• Describe make or buy decision

methodology

Construction Phase

• Develop a project team to build

and deliver the product

• Describe quality assurance

activities, testing and audits

• Assess project performance

• Develop and use a change request

methodology

• Develop risk response strategies

Delivery Phase:

• Describe the key activities of the

delivery phase

• D e s c r i b e f o u r m a j o r

product/system conversion

strategies

• U n d e r s t a n d t h e ” g o – l i v e ”

transition responsibilities of the

project manager

• Develop scope verification and

customer acceptance strategies

Who Should Attend?

Anyone who is responsible for bringing IT projects in on time and within budget, including directors of IT ,project managers and team leaders, programme analysts, system analysts, project leaders and IT managers

Course Dates

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