It Planning And Management
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 technically.
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
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 software.
The general aim of the Course is
to give a good understanding of the phases of managing a typical IT project by
integrating the technical and human factors into a realistic approach that can
be fun. It is expected that the course will make a student a useful member of
an ICT project team with the potential to become a successful ICT project
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 package.