IT Project Management: Delivering successful IT projects
What you'll learn
- Develop a project mindset
- Prepare a project proposal
- Manage project scope and requirements
- Plan and schedule projects
- Estimate projects in a rational manner
- Manage agile projects
- Build a high-performance team
- Analyse project risk
- Manage a project portfolio
- At least 5 years of work experience in IT
What are the skills and capabilities required to succeed as an IT project manager?
The evidence suggests that the success rate for IT projects is poor - more than half of projects are challenged in some aspect, whether in terms of cost, time or the quality of what is delivered.
Outstanding IT project managers understand that, in the real world, successful IT projects isn't just about crafting a project plan - it's about assessing the ROI of projects, defining a clear scope, estimating in a rational manner, building a high-performance team, managing stakeholder expectations, and more.
This course is designed for those involved in managing IT projects. Unlike PMP, this course is specific to IT projects, which have their own distinct set of complexities.
The course is broken down into distinct, easy to digest modules:
Develop a project mindset
Prepare a project proposal
Manage project scope and requirements
Plan and schedule projects
Estimate projects in a rational manner
Manage stakeholder expectations
Conduct agile projects
Build a high-performance project team
Analyse project risk
Manage a project portfolio
Note: This course was originally designed as a graduate course for the MSc programme in Information Systems @ Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. As an in-class course, it has benefited hundreds of IT professionals. The course will be updated with new materials as appropriate.
Who this course is for:
- IT project managers
- Individuals preparing to take on an IT project manager role
- IT professionals seeking to enhance their project management skills
Hi I'm WH Lam, founder of TechMBA
TechMBA supports the learning and development needs of IT leaders including CIOs, CTOs, IT directors and other senior IT professionals. TechMBA was a natural way for me to build on my 20+ years experience of teaching topics in IT management at multiple levels including MBA, Masters and executive training for corporate clients.
As an academic, but former consultant with several of the large top-tier IT firms, I realise courses that deliver the best learning outcomes for learners blend theory and practice, which is what makes courses unique and distinctive.