This course is a study of the planning and processes involved in an information technology project. Topics include planning, scheduling, and controlling aspects of a project during its life cycle. The course introduces students to project management and explains project management as it applies to managing information technology. It also helps students develop the skills required to initiate, plan, execute, control, and close projects. This course prepares students for exams such as the CompTIA Project+ certification exam.
The student candidate has the knowledge and skills required to plan and manage a small-to-medium-size project through to successful completion. The successful student will also have knowledge required to manage the project life cycle, ensure appropriate communication, manage resources and stakeholders, and maintain project documentation to support the completion of larger projects.