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IT Project Planning, Management, and Risk

Nov 18—20, 2019
3 days
Tysons, Virginia, United States
USD 1649
USD 549 per day
May 11—13, 2020
3 days
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
USD 1649
USD 549 per day
Aug 17—19, 2020
3 days
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
USD 1649
USD 549 per day

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Description

Project managers must be aware of the differences between managing an IT project and other projects. You should take a modified approach to activities to fit the needs of an IT project. You will understand the activities involved in managing IT projects, including time and cost management, risk identification, and planning processes and techniques. You will learn to prepare a scope using predictive and adaptive lifecycles, design a schedule with interdependencies, develop an IT risk management program, and more.

Learning Objectives

  • Prepare the scope of a project using the predictive and adaptive lifecycle approaches
  • Design an IT project schedule including interdependencies durations and resources
  • Design an IT project budget that supports the project activities, tasks, and outcomes
  • Develop a quality management plan for an IT project
  • Create an IT risk management program
  • Develop a planning process to execute and monitor the progress of an IT project

Course Topics

IT Project Scope Management

  • Start-Up Exercise
  • Scope Management
  • Predictive Scope Management
  • Your Thoughts?
  • Adaptive Scope Management
  • Your Thoughts?
  • Release Management Planning
  • Your Thoughts?
  • Change Management
  • Work Effort Deconstruction
  • Exercise: Defining Your IT Project’s Scope: Part II
  • Application Checkpoint

IT Project Schedule Management

  • Start-Up Exercise
  • Your Thoughts?
  • Schedule Definition
  • Schedule Planning and Management
  • Exercise: Managing Work Assignments
  • Exercise: Managing Work Assignments
  • Application Checkpoint

IT Project Cost Management

  • Introduction
  • Start-Up Exercise
  • Project Cost Planning
  • Predictive Approach Starts with a High-Level Budget Estimate
  • Adaptive Approach and the Product Road Map Estimate
  • Characteristics of Adaptive-Styled Projects
  • Knowledge Check
  • Using Fixed-Price Contracts for Adaptive Projects
  • Project Cost Estimating
  • Knowledge Check
  • Adaptive: User Story Estimating
  • Interval Costing Estimates
  • Project Scope: Budget Integration
  • Predictive Constraint Integration: The RACI Matrix
  • Knowledge Check
  • Achievement Exercise
  • Application Checkpoint

IT Project Quality Management

  • Start-Up Exercise
  • Your Thoughts?
  • Understanding Project Quality
  • IT Project Quality Assurance
  • Your Thoughts?
  • Quality Control (QC)
  • Your Thoughts?
  • IT Project Testing Program
  • Your Thoughts?
  • Creating Project Quality Metrics
  • Achievement Exercise
  • Application Checkpoint

IT Project Risk Management

  • Start-Up Exercise
  • Risk Management Planning
  • Knowledge Check
  • Risk Identification
  • Risk Program Artifacts
  • Knowledge Check
  • Risk Program Artifacts
  • Risk Assessment
  • Knowledge Check
  • Risk Response
  • Your Thoughts?
  • Risk Communication
  • Issue Management
  • Risk Trigger Management
  • Closing Risks and Issues
  • Achievement Exercise
  • Application Checkpoint

IT Project Planning Tools, Techniques, and Processes

  • Adaptive Lifecycle Planning Layout
  • Initializing and Planning an Adaptive IT Project
  • Creating a Product Vision
  • The Product Road Map
  • Macro Planning
  • Product Requirements
  • Requirement Artifacts

Who should attend

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

Next dates

Nov 18—20, 2019
3 days
Tysons, Virginia, United States
USD 1649
USD 549 per day
May 11—13, 2020
3 days
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
USD 1649
USD 549 per day
Aug 17—19, 2020
3 days
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
USD 1649
USD 549 per day

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