IT Project Management

Online Course: IT Project Management

  1. Unit 1: Introduction to Project Management in IT
    • Overview: This unit provides an introduction to project management in the context of IT initiatives. It covers the fundamentals and best practices of project management methodology as applied to IT projects, including the distinct challenges and the role of the project manager.
  2. Unit 2: Project Management Process Groups
    • Overview: Students will master the tools and techniques of formal project management, focusing on the project management process groups: Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring and Controlling, and Closing. The unit also covers agile software development practices and the planning and governance of large IT projects and programs.
  3. Unit 3: Project Scoping and Scheduling
    • Overview: This unit delves into project scoping and scheduling, emphasizing the definition of a software project, establishment of project communications, managing project changes, and managing distributed software teams and projects.
  4. Unit 4: IT/IS Project Risk Management
    • Overview: Students will learn about IT/IS project risk management, including the identification, assessment, and mitigation of risks specific to IT projects. The unit covers effective risk management strategies and their application in IT project environments.
  5. Unit 5: IT/IS Project Quality Management
    • Overview: This unit focuses on IT/IS project quality management, emphasizing the planning and implementation of quality assurance and control measures to ensure the successful delivery of high-quality IT projects.
  6. Unit 6: Analysis, Modeling, and Design
    • Overview: Students will gain an understanding of the analysis, modeling, and design phases of IT projects, including requirements identification, system modeling, and the design of IT solutions to meet business needs.
  7. Unit 7: Project and Change Management
    • Overview: This unit covers project and change management principles, including the management of project changes, stakeholder expectations, and the navigation of change requests in IT project environments.
  8. Unit 8: Agile Project Management
    • Overview: Students will learn about agile project management, including the principles of agile methodologies, iterative development, and the management of agile IT projects to deliver optimal business value.
  9. Unit 9: Technology Project Leadership and Teamwork
    • Overview: This unit focuses on technology project leadership and teamwork, emphasizing the communication needs of virtual teams, security, testing, and the leadership skills required to manage technology projects effectively.
  10. Unit 10: Mastering Tech Agile Applications
    • Overview: The final unit covers the mastery of tech agile applications, including the integration of agile solutions, artificial intelligence in project management, and the integration/capstone course in IT/IS project management.

This structure provides a comprehensive overview of the essential concepts and skills in IT project management, covering a wide range of topics from foundational principles to advanced project management methodologies and technologies. Each unit’s content overview is designed to build a strong knowledge base and prepare students for practical applications in the field.

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