IT PROJECT MANAGEMENT

(Effective methods and techniques to plan, monitor, control and complete IT projects)

 

Overview

IT projects often go with unique challenges for all project team members and even those who are in charge of IT project managers (Project Manager). Two of the challenges that project managers (PM) often encounter are Project Implementation Methods & Leadership Capabilities of Project Manager.

Professional IT Project Management includes the necessary Project Management Skills to help students minimize time, budget, quality and scope constraints. Determine the scope by identifying requirements, assessing and managing stakeholder requirements, identifying and managing risks, meeting quality standards while managing requirements instead change. Check out the important aspects of IT projects, including the communication needs of virtual groups, security and testing. Avoid the most common IT project pitfalls, to bring efficiency and success to IT projects.

The "Professional IT Project Manager" course at INFOCHIEF Academy is a program designed exclusively for IT Project Managers. With the goal of helping students who are working, operating in the field of IT projects, there is a method of condensed, intensive application in managing IT projects such as: IT infrastructure projects. (Data-center), Software development project (Software development), Project of analyzing or integrating enterprise data (Data-warehouse), Software project implementation (ERP), Deploying governance model IT Services (ITSM) .. etc In addition to professional IT project management, students also experience a comprehensive range of leadership skills to help ensure successful IT project management ...

Objectives

 i. The training course will provide you with skills to assure progress of the project within the set budget, meeting the requirements as initially planned
ii. The learners will be taught the actual knowledge on project management and can apply immediately to efficiently manage their projects via examples and simulations, actual topics at their enterprises
iii. The learners will rapidly know how to approach tough IT projects, projects in progress, analyxing and re-etablishing the project structure.

What learners gain and can do after the training course ?

1. Know how to recognize risks of IT projects based on bindings within the project scope, budget and progress
2. To understand the core knowledge about 5 phases for implementation of an IT project as per the standards set by the Project Management Institute
3. To know how to set 12 project plans and organization for management of the project as per PMI standard
4. To be expert at using 15 templates for construction of project plans and successfully implement any actual IT project
5. To know how to organize and manage a specific IT project such as purchasing, investment, and deployment infrastructure of network, server, software/website construction project, IT service design project, ERP project, ISO 27000.
6. To know how to organize and manage the overall IT solution project via the sample projects such as ERP, BI, KM.
7. To have knowledge to take part in the professional project management exam.

Participants

 i.   IT Project Team Leader
ii.   IT Deputy Manager
iii.  IT Manager
iv.  IT Director/CIO
v.   Those who would like to become a professional IT project administrator .

Contents

PART 01. ROLE OF IT PROJECT MANAGER
 Role and responsibility of IT project manager
 IT project managers' skills and experience
 Leadership style for successful project management
 Establish the power of IT project manager
 Develop personal powers and influence
 Communication skills of IT project manager

PART 02. IT PLAN PROPOSAL
 Determine the vision and objectives of the IT project
 Evaluate the feasibility of an IT project
 Types of IT projects in the enterprise
 Classify IT project level based on risk principle
 Barriers affecting the success of IT projects
 Rules to ensure successful IT projects
 TCO and ROI
 TOV analysis when selecting technology solutions
 Writng a proposal for an IT project plan (Project Initiation)
 Project Charter
 Project meeting and launching (Kick-off)

PART 03. PROJECT TEAM DEVELOPMENT
 Functional group structure model
The goals of project team and members
 The role of the members
 Select members for the project team
 Matrix of responsibility assignment
 Project team operation process
 Develop team relationships
 Commitments of team members
 Team meetings
 Motivate the team effectively

PART 04. IT PROJECT REQUIREMENTS
 Planning for business requirements management
 The questionaire of business requirements
 Requirement interview
 Business process modeling
 Business process re-engineering (BPR)
 Writing RFP
 
PART 05. PARTNER & CONTRACT MANAGEMENT
 The criteria select suppliers
 Negotiate the contracts
 Draft contract terms
 Supplier management
 Meeting to review supplier plans
 Control supplier changes
 Configuration management
 Software quality assurance
 Meeting to solve problems with suppliers

PART 06. IT PROJECT PLANNING
 Project scope plan
 Detailed work plan
 Human resource plan - Resources for the project
 Project budget plan
 Plan to purchase IT services and goods
 Project communication plan
 Project risk management plan
 Security plan for IT project
 Project change management plan
 Project quality management plan
 Test plan for the project
 Training plan & Handover

PART 07. IMPLEMENTATION OF IT PROJECT EFFICIENCY
 Establish IT project team
 Set up rules for project teams
 Setting up the project environment (Project name, Office and Project file)
 Establish project control process
 Allocating resources and project resources
 Procurement, contract management
 Assign tasks & Monitor work progress
 Evaluate the effectiveness and quality of project work
 Meeting to review progress with suppliers and partners
 Meeting to report the results of the project progress
 Resolving personal conflicts in the project
 Solve problems and manage project changes
 Risk management and project security
 Conduct a project test run
 Last report
 End of the project - Lessons learned

PART 08. IT PROJECT PRACTICE
 E-commerce Project
 HR / ACC / Warehouse / BI Software Development Project
 ERP Project
 Quality Data Masterdata Project
 Data-center Structure Project
 Integration of Warehouse, Production & Accounting Software Project
 Digital Content Management - CM Project
Information security standards - ISO 27001 Project
 IT Service Management - ITSM Project
 Knowledge Management - KM Project

Materials

 i.  The standard materials of the Infochief institute (Vietnamese language)
ii.  Reference document (English)

  Training methods

The experts will apply the following training methods to convey the contents:
   i.  Open discussion
   ii. Case study
   iii. Self-assessment
   iv. Mini-lecture

Difference of the training methods at Infochief

- Coaching based on the actual management models
- Practice training in line with the requirements of each position
- 100% is to practice the actual skills required by the daily work at the workplace
- To assure that after the training course, learners are confident at their work
- Senior staff are given priority for being introduced to our partners

Upon completion of the course : It is a must for the learners to complete a project at the end of the course, the aim is to assess the ability to apply the training contents to the actual working environment.

Graduation certificate : To be granted by INFOCHIEF with national validity