A highly interactive training course on

IT Project Management

Advancing Agile Projects in an IT Environment

Dates & Fees 2023 Location, Date & Fees

30 Oct-03 Nov 2023
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Fee: $3,950
Coventry Course

Course Schedules

 30 Oct-03 Nov 2023

Training course overview

IT projects are notorious for overruns. Whether its late delivery, failure to meet the client’s complete needs or unexpected costs, there is little doubt that involvement in an IT projects can be a pretty tough station! Effective project management is the key to addressing these pressures. Clear management of stakeholder requirements, activity scheduling and employee effort can support strong stakeholder engagement and post-project satisfaction. This Coventry Academy online training course incorporates key IT activities such as software engineering methodology, requirements engineering and software quality assurance into generally accepted project management practices (wbs, scheduling etc.) to help delegates understand how they can manage IT projects effectively. 

What are the goals?

By the end of this Coventry Academy online training course, you will be able to:

  • Evaluate IT Project Methods Including Waterfall (Predictive) and Agile (Adaptive) Approaches
  • Appreciate the Unique Nature of Software Quality and How it Impacts IT Project Management
  • Identify Key Requirements Engineering Approaches to Address the Intangible Nature of IT Systems
  • Clearly Plan IT Projects to Manage Scope, Schedule, Cost, and Uncertainty
  • Effectively Report Progress Using Standard and Earned Value Mechanisms

Who is this training course for?

This Coventry Academy online training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • IT Directors Considering Digital Transformation
  • Programme Managers and Other Senior Personnel Responsible for the Governance of Projects
  • IT Project Managers and Team Leaders who Wish to Build Upon and Consolidate Their Project Management Skills
  • Business Analysts, Programmers, Quality Assurance Specialists
  • Other Technical Specialists Involved in IT Projects (e.g. DBA)
  • Stakeholders in Organizations Who Influence IT Projects

Course Outline

The Coventry Academy online training course provides delegates with a clear presentation of how to apply generally accepted project management practices in the context of IT development projects. Specific challenges associated with software engineering such as emergent requirements and complexity driven quality issues are addressed so that delegate understand how the theory maps clearly to their own IT projects.

Amongst a wide range of valuable topics, the following will be prioritised:

  • Understanding the Core Nature of Projects and How Management Life-Cycles Map to Specific Software Engineering Methods and Their Associated Project Lifecycles
  • Using Scrum as an Agile IT Project Management Approach
  • Chartering Projects to Achieve Stakeholder Alignment that Drives Subsequent Planning
  • Appreciating the Nature of IT Quality and How it Impacts IT Project Management
  • Establishing Major Project Constraints that Form Baselines for Progress Measurement
  • Using Key Scheduling Techniques Such as Critical Path Management
  • Managing IT Project Changes
  • Requirements Engineering and Status Reporting
  • Techniques to Effectively Close Out Delivery of Project Value
  • IT Project Management Retrospectives – How to Capture Lessons

The certificate

  • A Coventry Academy e-Certificate will be provided to delegates who attend and complete the online training course

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