Software Project Management using MS Projects professional
What you'll learn
- This course would explain the critical software project management framework and concepts through presentation,demonstrations and case study using MS project professional
- Experienced project manager can pick up skills of MS project professional as a beginner and start using MS project professional for their project
- Learning is easier through application & activities
- Apart from Waterfall methodology, its one among the first course to cover Agile and Kanban Methodology through the latest version of MS projects professional built in functionality.
- Easily understand Critical Path and Earned value analysis through application
- Case study on water fall methodology to understand project concepts / framework and MS project professional easier
- Interest to work in IT projects
- It would benefit participants greatly, if MS project profession 2016 is installed on their system - even a trail version
- Even without MS project installed, the participants can learn Project Management concepts through presentation and demonstration
Easily understand project management frame work, concepts and become an expert project manager by using software tool - MS projects professional. There are activities and even a case study, which make learning inquisitive and fun. Further more, this covers waterfall ,agile and Kanban project methodologies. As tool like MS project is used, you will also easily understand Software Development Life cycle as well (SDLC)
In this course, you will learn about project management framework and important concepts in line with PMI's, PMBOK(Project Management Body Of Knowledge) using MS project 2016. As project management framework /concepts is more theoretical and in absence of practical exposure, it could be difficult for beginners to understand and appreciate the same. This is where, one can learn and appreciate them effectively, through the use of a tool or application and more particularly by using a 'simulated' business scenario case study.
With this in mind, have designed this course and used MS projects 2016 important features, to present the project management framework and concepts, in easily understandable manner. Additionally, have also used the most recent built in agile and kanban functionality in MS project professional 2016 to demonstrate agile method of project execution.
If you are a computer science student or a graduate planning for career in IT or a software developer who wants to understand project management, then this course would help to demystify just not only project management but also learn about critical feature in MS projects professional 2016. To make learning easier, I have built quiz exercises and more importantly have - case study included, which the participants are expected to build, baseline, execute and analyse results as a simulated project using MS project.
This course will also be beneficial to experienced folks as well, who wish to learn MS project professional 2016. But, the features explained in the course would be to the extend of understanding project management framework & concepts and not all features of MS project features would have been explained. However, many a times, even experienced folks would not use all the product features just like any other application or MS office products and learn them as and when required, once basics are understood. Earn up to 5 PDUs on Education, if you are already PMP certified.
This course has following sessions
Introduction : Important project management concepts and overview / features of MS project 2016 are presented
Planning : Includes scheduling, CPM and estimation.
Manage and control : Includes Earned value analysis .
Additional Bonus - An overview about Cloud PPM and brief about other knowledge areas from PMBOK perspective.
This course focuses specifically on Time, Cost and Scope management which is considered as 'triple' constraint in any project along with basics of Risk management. Once the participants of good understanding on them the rest of the project management knowledge areas like Integration,Procurement, Quality, Human resources, Communication and Stakeholders could be simpler. Further more, most of these knowledge areas are customized based on the organization, industry one is associated.
Finally, the participant would not only learn about MS project 2016, but also use the same to learn Project management framework and concept for easier and effective learning.
Though project management topic is generic and used across industry, this course is specifically focuses on Software product & services industry examples.
-- Happy Learning.
Who this course is for:
- Student who have Software Project Management as a subject in their College / University Curriculum
- Graduate students who are looking for career in IT industry and learn about project management/ MS Projects
- IT developers , who wish to learn Project Management and plan to take up certification later
Having over 25 + years of IT industry experience (Product development, Consulting & Training).
His last engagement was with Oracle India (initially with consulting and then with Oracle university) , which was for more than 12 years. Prior to this, had worked with Cap Gemini (formerly iGate Global Solution), GE to name a few.
Had managed projects and programs in Enterprise Resource Planning and Business Intelligence implementations in the range of 3000 man days with revenue about 6mil US$ per year. These projects are on industry domains, such as Oil and Gas, Process Manufacturing, Hi-Tech Retail & Telecom across the globe.
Was awarded with "pace setter" , "best managed " project awards in recognition of efforts in project management.
He was also instrumental in design, development and roll-out of Graduate Hire program on Oracle Products stack for partner IT services companies in recent times.
Right from college was fascinated about devices and sensor interaction with computer, which made him focus on micro-controller in early 90's and that eventually attracted him towards field of Internet of things and Machine learning, AI these days.
Due to his vast experience, he has crafted varied unique courses in Udemy related project management, Internet of things, ERP & BI, Database modeling and design, SQL, Linux and more importantly on Cloud Infrastructure. Has plans to create more, as his passion has been on knowledge acquisition and sharing.
He is certified as
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure 2021 Architect Professional.
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure 2021 Architect Associate.
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure 2021 Cloud Operations Associate.
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Security 2021 Certified Associate
Oracle Autonomous Database Cloud 2021 Certified Specialist
Oracle Machine Learning using Autonomous Database 2021 Certified Specialist
Also certified in Python, IOT by NPTEL (Govt of India ) recently.
He holds a degree in engineering (Computer science) with MBA and a certified PMP since 2007