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Project Management

Project Management for Information Technology

Project management refers to the art, or science, of directing projects. This course, Project Management for Information Technology, focuses more specifically on how project management concepts can be applied to IT projects, as well as on project management issues that are unique to IT projects. It reviews the concepts, methodologies, and tools of project management as it relates to IT. Students will also learn about fundamentals, such as integration management, scope, costing, quality, human resources, risk management, and procurement.

This course contains eight comprehensive module quizzes and a 56-question Final Assessment spanning IT project management areas of knowledge.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. Apply concepts from The Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) to IT projects

  2. Explain the technical processes that might be applied during the IT project lifecycle

  3. Describe the importance of scope control for IT projects and different tools that can be used to manage project scope

  4. Explain the challenges associated with delivering IT projects on time

  5. Differentiate between different techniques for managing the project schedule

  6. Discuss why cost management is difficult for IT projects and describe cost estimation methods, Earned Value Management, and portfolio management

  7. Explain several maturity models and how they can be applied to improve IT project quality

  8. Explain various approaches for team building and communicating on IT projects

  9. Discuss different sources of IT project risk and how to manage them

  10. Describe issues related to IT project procurement, such as outsourcing decisions, e-procurement, and others


Level: Intermediate

Estimated Time to Complete: 25-28 hours

Note: Receive 25 PDUs/contact hours

Cost: $499

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