Project Management for Information Technology

Total PDUs/Contact Hours: 25

  • Leadership PDUs: 14
  • Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 3
  • Technical PM PDUs: 8

CEUs: 2.5 (Contact Hours: 25)
Access Time: 180 days
Educational Provider: MindEdge

Cost: $499.00

Description

Project management refers to the art, or science, of directing projects. This course, Project Management for Information Technology, focuses more specifically on how project management concepts can be applied to IT projects, as well as on project management issues that are unique to IT projects. It reviews the concepts, methodologies, and tools of project management as it relates to IT. Students will also learn about fundamentals, such as integration management, scope, costing, quality, human resources, risk management, and procurement.

This course contains eight comprehensive module quizzes and a 70-question final assessment spanning IT project management areas of knowledge.

Learning Objectives:

  • pply concepts from A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), to IT projects
  • Explain the technical processes that might be applied during the IT project life cycle
  • Describe the importance of scope control for IT projects and different tools that can be used to manage project scope
  • Explain the challenges associated with delivering IT projects on time
  • Differentiate between different techniques for managing the project schedule
  • Discuss why cost management is difficult for IT projects and describe cost estimation methods, Earned Value Management, and portfolio management
  • Explain several maturity models and how they can be applied to improve IT project quality
  • Explain various approaches for team building and communicating on IT projects
  • Discuss different sources of IT project risk and how to manage them
  • Describe issues related to IT project procurement, such as outsourcing decisions, e-procurement, and others

Key Features

  • Expert-supported
  • Guaranteed exam passing
  • Mobile-friendly
  • Accessible
  • Badge and credit-awarding
  • Games & Flashcards
  • Video content
  • Real-world case studies
  • Audio-enabled in app

Refund Policy

You may request a refund up to 5 days from the purchase date. The registration fee will only be refunded if less than 10% of each course in the certificate has been completed. Completion percentage can be viewed on the Course Progress page from within the course.

Notes

This course assumed a working knowledge of basic project management functions and terminology. No additional purchase is required.

This course has an “Ask the Expert” feature, which submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.

Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEU credit. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments

Estimated Time to Complete: 25 hours

The following list outlines the PDUs you will earn for completing this course, based on the certification you have.

  • PMP®/PgMP®
    • Technical: 8
    • Leadership: 14
    • Strategic/Business: 3
      TOTAL: 25
  • PMI-RMP®
    • Technical: 1
    • Leadership: 14
    • Strategic/Business: 3
      TOTAL: 18
  • PMI-SP®
    • Technical: 1
    • Leadership: 14
    • Strategic/Business: 3
      TOTAL: 18
  • PMI-ACP®
    • Technical: 0
    • Leadership: 14
    • Strategic/Business: 3
      TOTAL: 17
  • PfMP®
    • Technical: 0
    • Leadership: 14
    • Strategic/Business: 3
      TOTAL: 17
  • PMI-PBA®
    • Technical: 0
    • Leadership: 14
    • Strategic/Business: 3
      TOTAL: 17

MindEdge Guarantee:

Learners who pass this course’s Practice Exam 2 with a score of 70 or higher on their first attempt, but who do not pass the MindEdge Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Exam, will be able to take the MindEdge Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Exam Prep course again for free. To be eligible, students must take the MindEdge Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Exam within 45 days of completing the MindEdge course and passing the MindEdge practice exam.

Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEU credit. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.

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