Training Days:   Four or Five days (depending on time available for all exercises)

Course overview:   “IT Project Management  –  Advanced Techniques”  is a five-day workshop designed for IT project managers with current hands on experience who wish to learn more about Project Management principles and the best methods of handling significant challenges that occur in projects. It is designed for those who manage projects on a full time basis and experienced team members who aspire  to  do  so,  and  helps  attendees  apply  more  formal  approaches  to managing,  including  projects  in  which  there  are  significant  external dependencies to be controlled or a high degree of risk.
   

Benefits:  

  • Clearly defining scope, and manage changes to it
  • Developing a realistic schedule which meets the project owner’s constraints
  • Preparing a plan, its purpose and why it is more than just a schedule
  • Estimating and control project budgets
  • identifying the project's quality objectives and implement appropriate
  • controls to ensure they are achieved
  • Developing status reports which reflect reality
  • Using key performance indicators to predict delivery and final costs
  • identifying and continually manage risks which could de-rail your project
  • Managing stakeholders to ensure they remain committed and involved for
  • the project
  • Managing complexities due to dispersed project teams and teams across
  • multiple countries
  • Controlling external groups on which the project is dependent
  • Handling serious threats to projects that require intervention and project
  • “rescue”
  • Ensuring you obtain the appropriate resources for the project which will
  • raise confidence in achieving the goals
  • Building an effective team which are committed to the project goals.
  • Evaluating performance of the team
  • Providing a sound grounding in IT Project Management principles
  • Improving the effectivity of the Project Managers to  behave and to adopt these models on their projects.
  • Help participants to start preparing for PMP certification
  • Will be able to get 21 PDUs for attending the course for PMI
  • Participants  will  be  able  to  get  the  soft  copy  of  the  certificate  from  the Australian partner

Delivery methodology:   The course will involve interactive presentations by the Course Leader to elicit what the group already knows about Project Management, and to  provide a context for explaining principles. Small workshop groups to work on a case study  provided  in  advance  to  assist  with  the  application  of  the  principles. Handouts will be provided on suggested answers to case study questions. In the  course  material  and  in  the  workbook,  references  will  be  made  to  the PMBOK v5. (Project Management Body of Knowledge, v5 from PMI) so that it will be  easy  for  the  participants  to  start  preparing  for  their  PMP  certification examination.

Deliverables:    We will deliver the course in association with our PMI approved partner from Australia, using the course material, developed and delivered by them many times.

  • Hardcopy course material, printed and spiral bound
  • Workbook
  • 4-5 days of professional class room training
Customer Responsibilities:   To provide class room with projector – necessary HDMI connecting cableThe participants to be available on full time for the whole course – the awarding of PDUs and Course Completion certification depend on the attendance / participation Space for working exercises as team – 3 to 4 teams for a group of 10 .