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Project Management Principles For IT Professionals 

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Course Length
3 days
Credits Earned
21 PDU credits
With your IT experience, you want to successfully manage and deploy an IT project. In this course, you will acquire the necessary skills to plan and implement IT projects that will positively impact your organization.

What You Will Accomplish

You will initiate a project, develop a project charter, create a scope statement, create management plans, develop a Statement of Work, create a project schedule, manage project relationships, implement a project, and close a project.

Who Should Attend

An IT professional who wants to gain the skills and knowledge required to successfully manage and deploy an IT project. This course will also prepare students for the CompTIA Project+ certification exam. Passing the exam is equivalent to possessing the knowledge and problem-solving skills of an individual with practical IT and project management experience of 2,000 hours.

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Initiating a Project
  • Project Life Cycle
  • Create a Project Concept Definition Statement
  • Determine Feasibility
  • Create a Project Charter
Lesson 2: Creating a Scope Statement
  • Determine Risk Impact
  • Determine Stakeholder Needs
  • Identify Resources
  • Estimate Cost
  • Estimate Time
  • Create a Scope Statement
Lesson 3: Planning Project Strategy
  • Plan for Project Control
  • 3B: Create a Communications Plan
  • 3C: Create a Risk Management Plan
  • 3D: Create a Quality Management Plan
  • 3E: Create a Closeout Plan
  • 3F: Analyze Requirements
  • 3G: Create a Statement of Work
Lesson 4: Creating the Project Budget and Schedule
  • 4A: Create the Work Breakdown Structure
  • 4B: Create a Budget
  • 4C: Create the Project Schedule
Lesson 5: Managing Relationships
  • 5A: Manage Communication
  • 5B: Manage Stakeholders
  • 5C: Manage the Project Team
  • 5D: Manage External Relationships
Lesson 6: Implementing the Project
  • 6A: Manage the Schedule
  • 6B: Manage the Budget
  • 6C: Manage Quality
  • 6D: Manage Change
  • 6E: Manage Risks and Issues
Lesson 7: Closing the Project
  • 7A: Deliver the Final Product
  • 7B: Conduct a Debriefing
  • 7C: Create the Project Closure Report
  • 7D: Manage Administrative Closure
Appendix A: Confidence in Estimating
    Appendix B: Estimating Techniques Flow Chart
      Appendix C: Time Estimates Flow Chart
        Appendix D: CompTIA Project+ Exam Objectives

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