Project Planning And Management For It
ICT Projects have a
reputation for being difficult to manage, and instances of ICT projects that
have ended disastrously late and/or over-budget are often reported. However,
surveys show that managers working on many of these projects have not received
adequate training in basic project management, however good they may be
technical. This Course is intended to overcome this problem and to give you, as
a graduate, a 'running start' in a project team and to allow you to use your
technical skills to allow you to use your technical skills to maximum effect
within the project environment.
The Course takes a structured approach to project management (PM) that refers
to several PM methods that may be found in the industry while following a
well-tried set of steps that make a complex subject easier to learn. You will
learn some of the most common PM techniques in a workshop environment before
practicing them in a realistic assignment situation using some of the latest PM
By the end of this course,
the student will be equipped with:
basic understanding of the principles, concepts, and theory of modern
- A generic set of quantitative and
qualitative project planning and control tools and techniques.
provide a source of ideas and a guide to new approaches that can be used
by individuals in the execution of their work.
the role and current issues faced by project managers.
provide basic training in the Microsoft Project scheduling software
By the end of this Course, Students should be able to:
a systematic understanding of a range of project management techniques, which
will enable the successful management of ict
and resource ict project
estimating the resource requirements and allocating tasks with regards to risk
and the available human and technical resources.
plan and manage a typical ict
project using scheduling, monitoring and controlling tools and techniques, and
systematically evaluate and appraise the project outcomes and process.
Discriminate between and systematically
evaluate techniques of team building and management and discuss which are
likely to improve the success of an ict