Managing IT Projects (HE541S)

This course provides a structured approach to project management and uses project management fundamentals and applies them as appropriate to IT projects. Using industry best practices to teach the latest tools and techniques, this course covers the key concepts in managing a project from its initiation to final closeout, discussing the project management processes in an organized framework. The following credits are available for this course:
  • 28 PDUs (20 Technical, 1 Leadership, 7 Strategic)
  • 2.5 CEU
  • 32 CLP
Before taking this course, project management experience is helpful but not required.
4 Days/Lecture & Lab
This course is intended for IT Managers who want to expand and improve their skills and those new to managing technical experts. This course covers the key concepts in managing an IT project from its initiation to final closeout
IT Project Management Overview
  • Defining the Project
  • Project Cycles
  • Tailoring Project Cycles
  • Managing Requirements
  • Planning the Project
  • Organizing the Scope
  • Scheduling the Project
  • Planning the Budget
  • Planning for Risk
  • Planning for Communications
  • Planning for Project Change
  • Approving the Project Management Plan
  • Managing the Project
  • Conducting Verifying and Validating Activities
  • Closing the Project
  • Course Summary

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