This course builds on the information provided in IT Project Management Overview or Project Management Essentials. It examines the project execution and control phases of the project management lifecycle. Plans developed in the project initiation and planning phase of the project management lifecycle will be examined to ensure the success of the project. Specific emphasis will be placed on how to manage and control the project as the plans are implemented.
Project control processes will be highlighted on how a project team can ensure that project process functions will deliver the product, solution or change desired by the project’s sponsor. Using case studies you will participate in hands-on exercises where you will create documents used to track a project, identify performance trends and make adjustments to keep the project.
Topics include implementing project plans, managing scope schedule and cost to ensure project health, and project control techniques. Examples of control techniques are the use of schedules to control project progress and generate momentum, risk-based assessments.
Note: This is a core course in the Project Management Certificate Program. Successful completion fulfills 15 Professional Development Units towards certification or professional development.
Performance Objectives: Upon completion of this course you should be able to:
Competencies covered in this course: Project Management
Intended Audience: Public sector employees who plan and manage of projects. This course applies to private, public, government municipal and federal entities.
Pre-requisites: IT Project Management Overview or Project Management Essentials