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Career - Information Technology Project Managers

Information Technology Project Managers

What do Information Technology Project Managers do?

Information Technology (IT) Project Managers are responsible for an IT plan, all the way from the idea and basic planning to the completion of the plan. In doing so, an IT project manager has to make sure that different members of the team are working towards implementing the plan. The manager is also required to complete the plan by the designated deadline and to make sure that the implementation works perfectly.

Key skill requirements include leadership qualities, project planning abilities and a sound understanding of Information Technology Systems.

Project planning - Project planning is one of the key activities performed by an IT project manager. Project planning involves clearly defining the scope as well as the objectives of a given IT plan. At one hand, the plan must clearly understand the problem and offer a viable solution. And at the other hand, it must be able to communicate this solution effectively to all the stakeholders.

Information technology systems - An IT project manager may be frequently involved in the creation and implementation of an Information Technology System. An IT system has broad scope and usually includes all the computer resources concerned with a given IT plan.


How do people become Information Technology Project Managers?
The basic requirement for a career as Information Technology Project Manager is to obtain relevant and verifiable certification skills in computer science or information science. You can go the extra mile and obtain university-level qualifications in a specific IT project management field, significantly improving your prospects for a career as an IT project manager. 

 

Start studying Alison's Diploma in Information Technology Management - Revised 2017 course.

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