IT Project Management

IT projects come with distinct challenges for all project team members, and most of all for the project manager. In this course, you will learn the fundamentals and best practices of project management methodology as applied to IT initiatives. Using real-world scenarios and hands-on exercises, you will apply practical project management principles to successfully take a project from planning to rollout.

Practice essential project management skills to help you mitigate time, budget, quality, and scope constraints. Determine product scope through effective identification of requirements, assess and manage stakeholder expectations, identify and manage risks, and meet quality standards while navigating change requests. Examine important aspects of IT projects, including communication needs of virtual teams, security, and testing. Avoid the most common pitfalls of IT project success to deliver optimal business value for your IT projects.

What You'll Learn

·       Articulate the relevance of core project management competences.

·       Identify key project goals and assumptions and set the stage for value delivery.

·       Understand how to identify stakeholders and assess how to engage with them during the project.

·       Meet stakeholder informational needs by creating an actionable communication plan.

·       Articulate product scope as part of the charter.

·       Become familiar with the process of eliciting and capturing requirements.

·       Create the WBS and dictionary that would deliver the scope in the project charter.

·       Perform a more detailed and systematic assessment of risk.

·       Articulate guiding quality characteristics for the project.

·       Sequence activities, create schedule, and estimate the cost of the project.

·       Prepare to oversee go-live.

·       Manage change in projects.

·       Track value delivery in projects.

·       Understand the basics of a project retrospective.


IT professionals, IT project managers, IT managers, IT project team members, associate project managers, project managers, project coordinators, project analysts, project leaders, senior project managers, team leaders, product managers, and program managers.

You should not take this course if you have taken Project Management Fundamentals. The subjects covered are the same.

Match competence to scenario

Evaluate a project business case

Identify and assess stakeholders


Resource management


Develop a communication plan

Define product scope

Project charter

Product and project scope

Decompose product scope into stakeholder requirements


Create WBS and dictionary


Work breakdown structure

Create risk register

Risk identification and management

Establish quality metrics

Create an initial schedule and budget

Effort and duration

Estimating effort

Level of accuracy in estimates

Team-based estimation


Estimating cost

Review and disposition a change request

Change management

Plan a project rollout


Release management

Use metrics to reassess the business case

Delivering business value

Close out a project

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Program Details
Duration 3 Days
Capacity Max 12 Persons
Training Type Classroom / Virtual Classroom

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