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IT Project Management Essentials: Introduction to IT Project Management


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Overview/Description
The successful delivery of information technology (IT) projects requires managers to adapt project management processes and tools to account for the specific characteristics of the IT environment. By applying these processes and tools in a way that suits the project type and complexity, managers can significantly improve project success rates. This course describes how IT projects differ from other project types and points to the benefits of applying project management principles to IT projects. It provides an overview of the activities you carry out in each of the phases of an IT project and describes key project management tools.

Target Audience
IT project managers and IT professionals preparing to take on IT project management responsibilities, as well as managers who support IT project managers

Expected Duration (hours)
1.0

Lesson Objectives

IT Project Management Essentials: Introduction to IT Project Management

  • recognize the benefits of being able to use project management tools and techniques for IT projects
  • distinguish between characteristics of IT projects and non-IT projects
  • distinguish between activities that are carried out in each IT project phase
  • match key project management tools to their descriptions
  • Course Number:
    proj_17_a01_bs_enus