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Project Management for IS/IT Professionals

Advancement in IS/IT is Only a Certificate Away!

Project Management for IS/IT Professionals

Supporting the Latest PMBOK® Guide!

Now incorporating Agile methodology - this newly updated course will help you empower your project teams to collaborate and make decisions together by continuous learning and course correcting, resulting in the delivery of higher quality outcomes.  Learn from industry experts who explain the importance of Agile and why Agile works for IS/IT project management.  Students desiring PMP®; or CAPM® certification will gain a thorough understanding of knowledge areas as presented in the latest PMBOK® Guide.

Project Management for IS/IT Professionals

This course is part of a 4-COURSE MASTER CERTIFICATE PACKAGE WITH PMP® Exam Prep

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Packages starting at $6,795

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The first four modules of the course follow the unique, trademarked S.C.O.R.E. model: Systems, Competencies, Organization, Resources and essential Elements. The fifth module, S.C.O.R.E.+ is a core component of PMBOK® Guide principles. Project Management for IS/IT Professionals supports the PMBOK® Guide - Fifth Edition.

Now with over three and a half hours of additional material that focuses on Agile project management as well as new graphics, new graphics, animated exercises, case studies and interactive features to support the learning process!

What You’ll Study


  • Definitions and Comparisons
  • Understanding the Landscape
  • Project Management Methodologies
  • Popular Development Life Cycle Options
  • Initial Planning - Key to Successful Projects
  • Thinking It Through
  • Sponsor/Project Manager Partnership
  • Project Initiation
  • Model, Schedule and Balance the Project
  • Project Team Meetings
  • Monitoring/Reporting Progress and Status
  • Monitoring/Controlling Tools and Tips
  • Position and Conduct the Closing


  • Introduction to Managing Stakeholders
  • Analyzing Stakeholders
  • Communication Strategies
  • Maximizing Your Influence
  • Preparing the Organization for Change 
  • Implications for Agile Project Management
  • Separate "What" From "How"
  • Define Requirements Management Process
  • Managing the Process
  • Role of Requirements in Successful Projects
  • The Estimating Story
  • The Estimating Model and Process
  • Agile Estimating

Organization and Resources

  • Transition from Traditional Organization
  • Generic and Alternative Matrix Structure
  • Managing and Differences with Global/Virtual Teams
  • Identifying the Need for a PMO
  • Building the PMO
  • Setting the PMO Strategy
  • Assembling and Leading the Team
  • Agile Project Management Perspective
  • Impacts and Attributes of Productivity
  • Improvements to Productivity
  • Case for Outsourcing
  • Outsourcing Options

Essential Elements

  • Overview of Scope Management
  • Defining Scope and Deliverables
  • Managing Change
  • Risk Management Definition
  • Apply the Risk Management Process
  • Risk Management Toolset
  • Roles of Project Manager and Sponsor
  • Quality Definitions
  • Process for Obtaining Quality
  • Requirements for Testing
  • Recap of Traditional and Newer Methodologies
  • Which Approach is Right for You?


  • Introduction to PMI® and the PMBOK® Guide
  • Overview of Traditional Perspective
  • Project Management Processes
  • PMBOK® Guide PM Knowledge Areas
  • Project Integration
  • Scope, Time, Cost and Quality 
  • Human Resource Management
  • Communications Management
  • Risk and Procurement

Agile Project Management

  • Why Agile works
  • Traditional vs. Agile project management
  • Incrimental and continuous learning
  • Critical success factors
  • Project Integration
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Human Resource Management
  • Industry view of Agile

Credit & Tuition

ACE credit recommendation 3 semester hours. Register today and earn 60 PDUs, 6.0 CEUs for $2,295.

Who Should Register?

Project Management for IS/IT Professionals is designed for IT professionals, process engineers and team leaders, Project Management Office directors/managers, Six Sigma and other quality-control managers, business analysts, product consultants, and professionals interested in developing critical PM skills.


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