This 3-day fundamental course is designed to give anyone involved with information systems (IS) projects the essential tools and techniques they need to deliver successful results.
This course provides a distinction between information systems and information technology, the purpose of information systems and the role of information systems organizations, critical success factors for delivering information systems projects, and how systems development life cycle fits into the project management life cycle.
You will discuss the complete project lifecycle, from how an IS project is initiated, through to project planning, executing and controlling, and closing. In addition, you learn the basic approach for selecting and implementing project management tools, including key features of common project management tools. Finally, you are shown how project performance and effectiveness should be assessed, by introducing the concepts of balanced score card and benchmarking.
Participants will gain practical skills to:
The Managing Successful IS Projects course is appropriate for individuals who are:
There is no prerequisite for this course. It functions as a stand-alone course.
You will receive a course binder containing copies of presentation slides, case studies, templates, exercises, and suggested solutions.
Basic Concepts of a Project
What is Project Management
Initiate IS Project(s)
Plan IS Project(s)
Execute and Monitor IS Project(s)
Close IS Project(s)
Project Management Tools
Measuring Project Performance and Effectiveness