Project Management Principles for IT Professionals - LDL Delivery
8/3/2020 - 8/5/202010/5/2020 - 10/7/2020COURSE LENGTH:
10:00am - 5:00pm
3 Day Course
AUDIENCE AND PREREQUISITES
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.
To ensure your success, we recommend you first take Project Management Fundamentals and have a basic working knowledge of MS Project or equivalent knowledge
*Course Cost listed does not include the cost of courseware or lunch, required in your registration. Please refer to your Enrollment Sales Order or Invoice for the additional cost. If you have any questions, please contact us (email@example.com or 207-775-0244). Course is subject to minimum enrollment. Course is scheduled to run as a live distance learning class.
At Course Completion Perform discovery and analysis to determine the true nature of the problem or opportunity, ascertain its relevance and feasibility, and identify associated risks Establish the high-level timetable and budget for the project Create the project planning documents, including Scope Statement, Project Charter, and Statement of Work Create the documents that lay the foundation for the project - Conduct the management planning activities that result in the development of the project plan, used to control the execution process of the project Determine the ideal team composition, recruit, negotiate for, and assign team members Define a strategy for monitoring the project iteratively, calculate schedule and budget variances, manage the critical path, team, and vendor relationships, and monitor quality metrics Identify variances and outline corrective action, negotiate changes, and identify the proper course of action to avoid scope creep Execute the project transfer steps, including documentation, transfer process, sign-off, final project report, and a project team lessons-learned debriefing -Lesson 1: Project Initiation: Discovery and Analysis Create Project Concept Definition Defining Business and Functional Requirements Define Technical Requirements Strategic and Operational Relevance Assessing Project Feasibility Perform Risk AssessmentLesson 2: Project Initiation: Estimating Construct a Formal Estimate Create Time Estimates Create Cost EstimatesLesson 3: Project Initiation: Framing the Projects Managing Change Writing the Scope Statement Writing the Project Charter Writing a Statement of Work (SOW)Lesson 4: Project Planning: laying the Foundation 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 BudgetsLesson 5: Project Planning: Developing the Plan 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 ProjectLesson 6: Project Planning: Building the Team Assemble the Project Team Building and Supporting the Team Developing the TeamLesson 7: Project Execution: Monitoring and Mapping 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 VendorsLesson 8: Control: Managing Chaos Interpreting Control Techniques Mitigating Scope Creep Managing VariancesLesson 9: Project Closure: Typing Up Loose Ends Managing Documentation Managing the Operational Transfer Plan Write Project Closure Reports Obtain Final Formal Sign-off Document Lessons Learned Managing Administrative Closure