Title:IT Project Management Essentials: Initiating and Planning IT Projects
PMI Product ID:00101387900
PDU Category:CategoryA
PMP® PDUs:1
PgMP® PDUs:1
Price:$65.00
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Detailed Description:This course requires either the Adobe Flash Player version 7, 8 or 10.1 pre-release to run. Users with versions 9 and 10.0 will be unable to run the course.

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Delivery Method:E-Learning (Self-Paced)
Duration:1 Hour
Course Objectives:If you want your IT project to complete successfully, you need to get it off to a good start. During the early stages of a project – the initiating and planning phases – a project manager should clarify objectives and requirements and create a project plan that delineates, among other things, what needs to be done, when it needs to be done, and how much it will likely cost. Although the plan may change as the project progresses, it’s important to get down as much detail as you can at the very beginning. This course describes how to initiate an IT project effectively. It then focuses on three key areas of planning – developing a work breakdown structure, schedule planning, and cost planning.

Lesson Objectives

• Matching steps you take when initiating an IT project to examples of how they are carried out
• Sequencing examples of the steps in developing a work breakdown structure
• Recognizing the benefits of being able to develop an effective work breakdown structure
• Sequencing activities for developing a project schedule
• Matching project cost estimating techniques to their descriptions
Appropriate Audience:IT project managers and IT professionals preparing to take on IT project management responsibilities, as well as managers who support IT project managers
Technical Requirements:Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 and later, Firefox 2.x
Internet Connection: 56 KB Modem as minimum, 128 KB recommended
Memory: 256 MB minimum, 512 MB recommended
Operating System: Windows 2000 / XP
Plug-in: Macromedia Flash 7.0 plug-in
Processor: Pentium II 300 minimum, Pentium III recommended
Speakers: Multimedia speakers or headphones
Course Level:Foundation
  
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