Are you an IT professional new to project management or a manager who wants to develop more robust project management skills? Perhaps you are looking to forge a career as a full-time project manager (PM). This program will introduce you to the fundamentals of project management, specifically as they apply to the field of information technology (IT).
This program will help you select project management techniques and strategies that best fit your IT project or organization. You’ll also explore how project management offices are organized and how they develop a project portfolio. Throughout the program, you’ll come to understand some of the challenges of the field, including management of diverse teams and projects that are potentially based anywhere in the world. By the end, you’ll determine your own competencies as an IT project manager and will have developed core skills required for this role.
Courses under this program: Course 1: Strategic Applications of IT Project & Program Management
In this course you will learn project management standards and frameworks that increase efficiency and deliver tangible business benefits.
Course 2: Portfolio Management, Governance, & the PMO
Learn how a Project Management Office (PMO) works, discover techniques to monitor and control projects and find out how to keep your project portfolio healthy.
Course 3: Leadership and Management for PM Practitioners in IT
Learn how to develop effective project management and leadership skills that are essential for successfully guiding diverse or distributed teams and projects.
This course has a focus on learning the most commonly used project management methodologies in the IT field, and why they are effective. This course introduces you to project management standards and frameworks that increase efficiency and deliver tangible business benefits to IT projects.
Relationships among projects, programs and portfolios
Organizational culture and project management roles
Project management methods and lifecycles and their applications
Do you have the skills to be an effective project manager in a global market?
This course focuses on leadership and management competencies, along with the ways that different organizational cultures can influence project management.
In this course, you’ll learn the personal and performance competencies required of project managers. You’ll also explore organizational culture and see how a team’s dynamics affect a project. Finally, you’ll delve into team composition and communications, as well as the links between organizational change management and readiness.
This course focuses on the Project Management Office (PMO) and the governance techniques used to monitor and control the delivery of projects and programs.
You’ll learn all about Portfolio management and the different kinds of PMOs in use today. You’ll also explore various approaches for building, maintaining and closing a PMO, as well as monitoring techniques to ensure that projects are completed successfully.