Project Management for Information Technology

Course Description:
 
Project management refers to the art, or science, of directing projects. This course, Project Management for Information Technology, focuses more specifically on how project management concepts can be applied to IT projects, as well as on project management issues that are unique to IT projects. It reviews the concepts, methodologies, and tools of project management as it relates to IT. Students will also learn about fundamentals, such as integration management, scope, costing, quality, human resources, risk management, and procurement.
 
This course contains eight comprehensive module quizzes and a 70-question final assessment spanning IT project management areas of knowledge.
 
Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply concepts from A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), to IT projects
  • Explain the technical processes that might be applied during the IT project life cycle
  • Describe the importance of scope control for IT projects and different tools that can be used to manage project scope
  • Explain the challenges associated with delivering IT projects on time
  • Differentiate between different techniques for managing the project schedule
  • Discuss why cost management is difficult for IT projects and describe cost estimation methods, Earned Value Management, and portfolio management
  • Explain several maturity models and how they can be applied to improve IT project quality
  • Explain various approaches for team building and communicating on IT projects
  • Discuss different sources of IT project risk and how to manage them
  • Describe issues related to IT project procurement, such as outsourcing decisions, e-procurement, and others
Estimated Length: 25 hours
 
CEUs: 2.5 CEUs | 25 PDUs
 
Notes:
 
This course assumed a working knowledge of basic project management functions and terminology. No additional purchase is required.
 
This course has an "Ask the Expert" feature, which submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.
 
Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEU credit. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.
 
Project Management Institute, PMI, the Registered Education Provider logo, Project Management Professional, PMP, Project Management Body of Knowledge, PMBOK, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner, PMI-ACP, PMI Risk Management Professional, PMI-RMP, the PMI Talent Triangle, and the PMI Talent Triangle logo are marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
 
Information in this course has been taken from A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide) — Fifth Edition, Project Management Institute Inc., 2013.
 
The following list outlines the PDUs you will earn for completing this course, based on the certification you have.
 
PMP®/PgMP®
 
Technical: 8 Leadership: 14
Strategic/Business: 3 TOTAL: 25
 
PMI-RMP®
 
Technical: 1 Leadership: 14
Strategic/Business: 3 TOTAL: 18
 
PMI-SP®
 
Technical: 1 Leadership: 14
Strategic/Business: 3 TOTAL: 18
 
PMI-ACP®
 
Technical: 0 Leadership: 14
Strategic/Business: 3 TOTAL: 18
 
PfMP®
 
Technical: 0 Leadership: 14
Strategic/Business: 3 TOTAL: 18
 
PMI-PBA®
 
Technical: 0 Leadership: 14
Strategic/Business: 3 TOTAL: 18


  

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