• Length:
    4 Weeks
  • Effort:
    2–5 hours per week
  • Price:

    FREE
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  • Institution
  • Subject:
  • Level:
    Introductory
  • Language:
    English
  • Video Transcript:
    English

Prerequisites

None.

About this course

This course has a focus on learning the most commonly used project management methodologies in the IT field, and why they are effective. This course introduces you to project management standards and frameworks that increase efficiency and deliver tangible business benefits to IT projects.

Topics include:

  • Relationships among projects, programs and portfolios
  • Organizational culture and project management roles
  • Project management methods and lifecycles and their applications

What you'll learn


By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Explain why organizations use project management to deliver business value;
  • Describe the relationships among projects, programs and portfolios;
  • Define the differences between predictive, iterative and Agile-based lifecycles;
  • Analyze different project management roles — project manager, sponsor, stakeholder, ScrumMaster, product owner and developer;
  • Understand how organizational culture can influence the role of the project manager

Meet your instructors

Debra Hildebrand
Instructor of Project Management
University of Washington

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