Managing IT Projects Effectively


01 - 01 Jan, 1970


To Be Determined;

Why Attend?

This course aims to provide participants with the knowledge and the skills needed to successfully manage an Information Technology (IT) project from inception to closure. Participants in this interactive course will learn all the critical tools and techniques required to play a leading role as an IT project manager. We will cover essential topics such as analyzing requirements, preparing project plans, developing project budgets, leading the project team, managing IT project design, and evaluating the overall performance.

course-obj_img Course Objectives

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    By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

    • Manage information technology projects using different project management methodologies
    • Prepare the business case of IT projects to ensure justification and feasibility
    • Relate project requirements and objectives to stakeholders’ needs in a clear and compelling manner
    • Explain fundamental project planning activities and set realistic, measurable objectives using predictive and agile methodologies
    • Identify the role of the project manager during the design phase of the project
    • Outline the activities during the execution phase of a project and establish an effective control process to ensure execution and delivery are in line with the project plans

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Project managers and senior IT professionals who seek to manage IT projects or broaden their knowledge in critical project management functions. This course is designed to complement the technical expertise of IT professionals involved in an IT project with the necessary project management skills. 

  • Overview of IT Project Management
    • How are IT projects different?
    • Risks associated with IT projects
    • System development life cycle
      • Waterfall model
      • Incremental model
      • Basic iterative model
      • Agile development model
  • Project Concept
    • Developing the business case
    • Identifying stakeholders
    • Establishing conceptual solutions
    • Project charter
  • Project Requirements
    • Functional requirements
    • Technical requirements
    • Techniques for gathering requirements
    • Analyzing and prioritizing requirements
    • Documentation requirements
  • Project Planning
    • Building work breakdown structure
    • Critical path analysis
    • Gantt charts
    • Resource planning
    • Agile project planning
      • Product roadmap
      • Release and iteration planning
    • Risk management and disaster recovery planning
  • Project Design
    • Developing preliminary design
    • Prototyping IT solutions
    • Design criteria
    • Solution alternatives: Build, buy or outsource

Project Implementation and Delivery

Managing the project team

  • System testing
  • Change management
  • Delivery conversion strategy
  • Acceptance testing
  • Developing the “go-live” transitioning
  • Project closeout

1970 - Course Type & Date

DATE: 01 - 01 Jan, 1970

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