Who should attend
Decision-makers engaged in planning, monitoring and managing IT projects.
About the course
In recent years, Information Technology (IT) has emerged to become a critical resource for doing business. With more importance being given to IT in organizations, more resources are also being earmarked for such initiatives. However, the rate of failure of IT projects across the globe has remained at around 50 percent in survey after survey done over the past couple of decades. This has happened in spite of new and more resilient technologies, innovative methods, tools and management practices. Interestingly, the reasons for failure remain the same and the issues and the problems recur again and again. A large number of these issues are related to failures in appreciating risks related to IT projects and categorization of such risks relating to non-adherence to frameworks for managing IT projects and IT governance at large.
This programme will be focusing on various aspects of IT Project Management, Risk Management for IT Projects, IT Governance Frameworks, Project Monitoring and Contract Management. A few topics on which the programme will focus on are as follows:
- Implementing Enterprise-wide IT Projects
- Harnessing IT: Choosing the Right Project
- Tracking IT Project Performance
- Strategic Sourcing and Alignment
- Adopting, Managing and Driving Change
- Understanding Information Requirements
- Investment in Evaluation Technology
- Selecting the IT Project Manager
- Managing IT Contracts
- Managing BI Projects
- Risk Allocation and Mitigation of Projects
- Managing Trade-off between Project Scopes, Schedules and Resources: A Management Game
- Bidding Design and Evaluation of IT Projects
- IT Implementation Failures: Factors and Strategies
Educational Qualifications Fellow (IIM Ahmedabad) B. Tech. (IIT Delhi) Academic Affiliation Human Resource Management Area, IIM Ahmedabad Business Policy Area, IIM Ahmedabad Public System Group, IIM Ahmedabad Centre for Management of Health Services (CMHS), IIM Ahmedabad Professional Affiliat...
Educational Qualifications Fellow Program in Management (Doctoral Degree) Indian Institute of Management Bangalore Area: Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources Management M.D (Paediatrics) Baroda Medical College, Baroda M.B.B.S Baroda Medical College, Baroda Academic Affiliation Mar...
Educational Qualifications Fellow of Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (Management Information Systems) MBA (Ajmer) Marketing Academic Affiliation Government College Ajmer, Rajasthan, India Institute of Management Studies Bikaner, Rajasthan, India Xaviers Institute of Management Bhubane...
A Harvard Law School graduate, Anurag K. Agarwal has been the first recipient of the Marti Mannariah Gurunath Outstanding Teacher Award at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad. His teaching, consulting, and research interests include business leadership, negotiation, strategy & law, i...
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