Concepts and basic functions of the project management body of knowledge, including scope, quality, time, cost, risk, procurement, human resource, and communication management and integration of these functions into a project management system; roles and responsibilities of various project staff.
Articulate the key role, responsibilities and skills required of a successful Project Manager;
Demonstrate a solid understanding of the underlying principles of project management;
Explain the 10 project knowledge areas: Project Integration Management, Scope, Time, Cost, Quality, Human Resource, Communication, Risk, Procurement, and Stakeholder Management;
Understand inherent trade-offs between time, costs, scope and resources;
Recognize the five process groups of project management: Initiating, Planning, Executing, Controlling and Closing;
Generate a WBS, Gantt charts, and Network diagrams in conjunction with project timeline in MS Project;
Analyze the system development life cycle (SDLC) and differentiate between predictive life cycle and adaptive software development life cycle (ASD);
Prepare a risk assessment and mitigation strategy for Information Technology;
Formulate an IT project plan which will guide a project to completion, while addressing key management issues.