With tight pressure to cut costs and yet implement technology quickly, IT project managers are under severe pressure to complete projects on time, on budget, and at the promised quality. Yet industry figures consistently show that 90 percent of major IT project initiatives fail to be completed both on time and on budget. This course delves into the unique challenges of managing IT projects, and offers a roadmap to success. This course will prepare candidates for CompTia's Project+ Exam.
This course is designed to develop competency and professionalism in IT Project Management, including the necessary business knowledge, interpersonal skills, and project management processes required to successfully manage IT projects. This course will also prepare candidates for CompTia's Project+ Exam.
Upon completing this course, students will be able to:
To ensure your success, we recommend you first take Project Management Fundamentals and have a basic working knowledge of MS Project or equivalent knowledge
Creating a Project Concept Definition, Defining Business and Functional Requirements, Define Technical Requirements, Strategic and Operational Relevance, Assessing Project Feasibility, Perform Risk Assessment
Construct a Formal Estimate, Create Time Estimates, Create Cost Estimates
Managing Change, Writing the Scope Statement, Writing the Project Charter, Writing a Statement of Work (SOW)
Setting Expectations for the Planning Process, Decomposing a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), Creating a Network Diagram, Identify and Analyze the Critical Path, Creating Project Schedules, Creating Project Budgets
Develop Resource Management Plan, Develop a Risk Management Plan, Develop a Quality Management Plan, Develop an Operational Transfer Plan, Develop a Communication Plan, Compile a Comprehensive Project
Assemble the Project Team, Building and Supporting the Team, Developing the Team
Monitor the Project Iteratively, Calculate Earned Value, Execute Schedule Updates, Execute Budget Updates, Managing the Critical Path, Managing the Project Team, Managing Project Quality, Managing Vendors
Interpreting Control Techniques, Mitigating Scope Creep, Managing Variances
Managing Documentation, Managing the Operational Transfer Plan, Write Project Closure Report, Obtain Final, Formal Sign-off, Document Lessons Learned, Managing Administrative Closure