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IT Project Management Skills

Mastering the practical skills and techniques every project manager needs to achieve organizational synergy and improved performance

From planning, scheduling and controlling IS/IT managing critical interfaces with users and'll discover solutions

Discover how to optimize IT development and delivery processes to bring projects online more effectively, timely and on budget.

Who should attend: New and experienced Managers

  • Directors of IT

  • Managers of IT

  • Project Managers

  • Team Leaders

  • Programmers / Analysts

  • Systems Analysts

  • Project office staff


  • Learn proven scheduling techniques to maintain control of your projects

  • Timely delivery of quality systems

  • Plan for the unexpected

  • Budget more effectively

  • Manage to minimize conflict

  • Assess PM software tools

Course Outline

Criteria of a Well-Defined IT Project

Defining Scope

·    Prioritize using "gap analysis"

·    Time-cost-scope tradeoffs

Project Leadership

·    The PM as an effective communicator, motivator and problem solver

The Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

·    WBS: from high-level strategy to detailed work packages

·       Matching project objectives and methods

Project Scheduling: Network Logic and Dependency Analysis

·       Network diagram, precedence diagram, arrow diagram

·       Defining the project's critical path, free float and total float

Estimating Uncertainty in IT Projects

·       Creating realistic estimates

The Integrated Project Plan

·       Gantt Chart, network diagram or spreadsheet?

·       Project cost or budget plan?

·       Project management software examples

Project Control and Reporting

·       Five sources of change to project scope

·       How to conduct a net impact assessment

·       Reporting project status and formats

Accomplishing Project Closure


As always, your satisfaction is our #1 priority. If for any reason you're dissatisfied, we'll arrange for you to attend another workshop or receive a full refund — hassle-free!

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