Managing Technology Projeccts

This course introduces the modern practice of project management for people who are new to the PM role and others who want to know more about projects. On completion participants will understand the project life cycle, the role of the project manager in achieving project success, and how to apply systematic planning and analysis techniques in developing a project plan.

INTRODUCTION: By the end of this lesson you will be able to understand the difference between a project and operational work and describe the role of the project manager in achieving project success.

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PROJECT INITIATION: On completing this lesson you will be able to describe the processes that make up the project life cycle and understand the steps in the Project Initiation phase.

Project Initiation

Defining the Project
  • Aligning Project Selection with Business Strategy
  • Deliverables: Mission Statement, Charter & Scope Statement
  • Example Mission Statement: Enviroclean Technologies

PROJECT TIME MANAGEMENT: By the end of this lesson you will understand how to elaborate a Work Breakdown Structure into an Activity List and a Network Diagram and how to develop Duration and Effort estimates for then whole project

Project Time Management Process