Project Management for Technical Teams
Course SpecificationsCourse number: 085014
Course length: 0.5 day(s)
Course DescriptionCourse Objective: You will identify methods of effectively managing small- to medium-sized projects and achieving their stated objectives.
Target Student: This course is intended for a wide range of managers and staff members who need to successfully manage small- to medium-sized
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Hardware RequirementsIf you wish to use the overheads provided on the interactive CD-ROM, you will need to set up a computer for yourself. If time
allows and you wish to use the business simulations provided on the CD-ROM in the classroom, you will need to set up a computer
for each student participating in the class.
- A Pentium® III with 500 MHz (or better), or Macintosh® Intel-based or PowerPC G4 (or better) processor.
- At least 512 MB of RAM.
- A monitor capable of 1024 x 768 screen resolution and 32-bit color display.
Each computer requires the following software:
- Microsoft® Windows Vista®, Windows® XP (Professional or Home Edition), Windows 2000, or Apple® Mac OS® X 10.4 (or higher).
- Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 7 (or higher), Mozilla® Firefox® 2 (or higher), or Apple® Safari® 2 (or higher), with pop-up
blocking turned off.
- Adobe® Flash® Player 8 (current version recommended).
Course ObjectivesUpon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Plan the project and its parameters, including its scope, requirements, resources, and constraints.
- Implement the project plan, which includes putting the work of the project in motion and delegating tasks, and then monitoring
the progress of the project and managing changes as they arise.
- Lesson 1: Planning the Project
- Topic 1A: Define the Project Requirements
- Topic 1B: Create Your Project Plan
- Lesson 2: Implementing the Project Plan
- Topic 2A: Execute the Project Plan
- Topic 2B: Monitor the Progress of the Project
- Topic 2C: Negotiate for Success
- Topic 2D: Evaluate the Process