Every competent project manager needs to know about the various project phases and project management tools that are available to do the job properly. The course Fundamentals of Project Management - Revised 2017 is aimed at learners interested in IT project management and builds on other business and IT courses available online at Alison.
The course begins by introducing you to the history of project management. You will gain a good knowledge of project management methodology, and each phase is examined in detail: investigation, planning, design, production, monitoring and evaluation. The course introduces you to the most important tools used by a project manager including GANTT charts, PERT Diagrams, estimating activity time, scheduling, expediting and Critical Path Method. You will also learn about the various project management documentation systems: program, system, technical, user, paper-based, electronic and media.
Next, the course teaches you about the process of the systems development life cycle to help identify problems and create solutions in each stage of the project's life cycle including planning, analysis, design, implementation and evaluation. You will also learn about different issues that can occur when an information system is changed or a new system is introduced.
This course will be of great interest to all professionals who would like to learn more about project phases and project management tools, and how these enable a project manager to successfully manage any project.
Having completed this course you will be able to:
- Describe project management methodology and their phases.
- Describe important tools used by a project manager including GANTT charts, PERT Diagrams.
- Explain how the systems development life cycle can help identify problems and create solutions.
- Describe different issues that can occur when an information system is changed or a new system is introduced
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