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Executing, Controlling, and Closing Successful Projects (it PM ii)

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Dec 5—6, 2019
2 days
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
USD 1399
USD 699 per day
Feb 27—28, 2020
2 days
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
USD 1399
USD 699 per day
Apr 2—3, 2020
2 days
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
USD 1399
USD 699 per day
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About the course

The rapid pace of technological change drives IT projects. Yet many IT projects fail due to poor project management. As the complexity of IT systems grows, it impacts project management as well as the stakeholders and team members who develop, deploy, operate, and evolve projects. You will examine multiple effective approaches to executing, managing, and completing IT projects. You will learn delivery methodologies used in innovative IT PM, and activities that produce successful software solutions, and how to implement process improvement initiatives.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the steps and techniques involved executing the project plan
  • Identify how deliverables are produced and tracked against quality metrics
  • Review monitoring and controlling techniques and how to correct for design and implementation problems
  • Describe the characteristics of a proactive risk environment
  • Summarize the concepts and differences of configuration management and change management
  • Describe the process and steps involved in closing a project

Course Topics

IT Project Execution

  • Executing an IT Project
  • Executing to Plan or Baseline
  • Performance Data Collection
  • Repeat as Necessary
  • IT Project Execution Methodologies
  • Execution Techniques & Skills
  • Improving Project Processes
  • Problem Identification & Resolution

IT Project Deliverables Development

  • Deliverables Production Steps
  • Tracking Deliverables against Quality Metrics

IT Project Monitoring & Controlling

  • Baseline Control
  • Monitoring & Controlling Techniques
  • Implementing IT Project Deliverable Quality Control
  • Earned Value Management (EVM)
  • Design & Implementation Correction
  • Procurement/Acquisition Control
  • Monitoring Stakeholder Engagement

Risk and Issue Management

  • Risk and Issue Program Execution
  • Risk Response Strategies
  • Risk Mitigation Strategies
  • Trigger Monitoring and Controlling
  • Issue Resolution, Execution, and Control
  • Risk and Issue Closure

Change/Configuration Management

  • Software Configuration and Change Control Concepts
  • Software Configuration Control
  • Execution and Control of Deliverable Changes

IT Project Closing

  • Deliverables Completion & Delivery
  • Key Stakeholder Acceptance
  • Closing Procedures
  • Team Debrief and Release
  • Experience & Artifact Archiving

Who should attend

This course is intended for entry- and intermediate-level IT program and project managers and IT team members.

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