Advanced Project Management - Explore CMMI and Agile Dev
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9:00am - 4:30pm
In this five day instructor-led course, you will reinforce and build on your current knowledge of project management and explore CMMI and Agile Development as applied to the unique requirements of IT initiatives. You will master the project management skills you need to deliver projects on time, within budget, and to specification.
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This course is designed for mid-level managers, project managers, IT managers, project coordinators, project analysts, project leaders, team leaders, product managers, and program managers Mid-level management and/or project management experience
In this course, you will learn about the main issues that differentiate the project management of IT initiatives from other kinds of projects, including hardware, software, vendor relationships, communication mechanisms for different audiences, and interdisciplinary teams. You will build on current management skills in starting an IT project with a clearly defined scope, setting and managing stakeholder expectations, managing changing client requirements, and meeting quality standards. You will also learn how to identify and deal with the typical pitfalls of IT projects and how to overcome them. You will explore Agile Development and the CMMI.
*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 (firstname.lastname@example.org or 207-775-0244). Course subject to minimum enrollment.
1. Introduction to Project Management Introduction to Project Management 60% Failure Rate Failing with Agile The Cost of Failed IT Projects NASA - Look Before you Jump Videos - Why Projects Fail2. Project Management and Information Technology The Project Management and Information Technology Context The Nature of Information Technology Projects Software Project Management Video - What You Need to Know about Project Management3. Project Management Stages Project Management Process Groups Project Management Case Study Project Integration Management Video - PM Process Groups & Knowledge Areas4. Project Scope and Change Management Project Scope Management Project Change Management Video - PM Process Groups & Knowledge Areas5. Project Time, Cost and Quality Management Project Time Management Project Cost Management Project Quality Management Cloud Computing and Project Management Constraints Six Sigma Quality Management Videos - The Project Management Triangle and Lean Six Sigma.6. Project Human Resource Management Project Human Resource Management Video - Project Human Resource Management7. Project Communications Management Communicating with Google Docs Communicating with Charts Communicating with SharePoint Videos - Project Communications and Reporting8. Project Risk Management Project Risk Management NIST Risk Assessment Process Videos - Risk in the Cloud, and Risk Metrics9. Project Evaluation and Control Project Management and Control A Project Management Approach to Implementing Internal Controls Videos - PERT, and PMP Earned Value10. Project Procurement and Operations Management Project Procurement Management Project Operations Management ITIL DOD Enhanced Competition Awareness Videos - ITIL and Project Procurement Management11. Capabilities Maturity Model Improved (CMMI) CMMI CMMI and a Small Consulting Company CMMI and NASA Systems Engineering Using the CMMI Video - CMMI Model and CMMI Maturity Levels12. Agile Development Agile Archeology Benefits of Agile Agile Software Development Earned Value + Agile = Success Agile Methods in DOD software Scrum NASA - Agile and the CMMI Videos - Agile Software Development, Agile Scrum, and Why is Scrum so Hard? 13. Test Prep - Optional Self Study CompTIA Project+ Test Prep PMI Test Prep