Although project management skills are similar across most industries, a project manager in IT must learn to manage the rapid, often iterative development cycles common in technology fields. In this course, we examine the most common frameworks in IT project management, such as predictive and agile. This course clarifies the roles and responsibilities of those working in a traditional, or waterfall, framework and those in certain agile methodologies. It also reviews why and how to align projects and programs to organizational strategic objectives.
Explain how organizations use project management to deliver business value
Describe the relationships between projects and programs
Define the differences among predictive, iterative and agile-based lifecycles
Analyze how organizational culture can influence the role of the project manager
Explain different project management roles — project manager, sponsor, stakeholder, scrum master, product owner and developer