IT Project Management

  • Advanced Methods for Managing Software & IT Projects Course

    Advanced Methods for Managing Software & IT Projects Course

    קורס שיטות מתקדמות בניהול פרויקטי תוכנה ומערכות מידע

    P.M. Team Ltd offers an Advanced Methods for Managing Software & IT Projects Course, which provides tools, methods and necessary knowledge for successful management of software and IT projects.

    The course includes:
    • Learning practical knowledge and knowhow for managing software development projects and information systems implementation projects.

    • Studying terms and project management methodologies, according to PMBOK® and linking them to practical applications of the methodologies, combined with examples of software and IT projects, which took place in Israel and abroad, in order to improve project management capabilities of the participant:

      • Integration management
      • Scope management
      • Time management
      • Cost management
    • Understanding the world of information systems and software development and the existing project management methodologies in those worlds, including familiarity with terminology and methods such as:

    • Basic software development methodologies, such as WATER FALL and SPRIAL, up to the V-MODEL.

    • The AGILE family, including review of SCRUM, TDD, XP, LEAN DEVELOPMENT and RUP.

    • The ALM approach compared to the SDLC approach, including a review of the unique properties, advantages and disadvantages.

    • Standardization in the IT world, including the CMMI, COBIT, ITIL, "Nohal Mafteach" of Methoda, ISO FOR IT and the EA approach.

    • Explanation of object-oriented analysis approach, introduction to UML and BPMN, review of the major models for analyzing and designing a system, GANG OF FOUR, Design Patterns, Object Oriented, SOA.

    • Quality Management and Testing. What is quality management for Software & IT Projects? Reviewing the principles of quality management according to PMBOK® and through Software testing cycles. Teaching the meaning and principles of Bug classification and Defect management. Models for grade calculations of a software version (Release Grade), Gating and Exit criteria. Techniques for testing software: Static Testing, White box, Black box.

    • Preparation, submission and presentation of final project, in groups. The final project has to do with high level design of an information system and planning its deployment, along with relating to the scope of work, schedule, budget, human resource plan and more project management aspects.

     Target Audience
    • People who work in the software and IT fields (programmers, testers, IT professionals, data base professionals, PMOs in those areas, integrators, version or release managers, product managers etc.) who want to make a step towards to Managing Software & IT Projects.

    • Anyone who manages / wants to manage projects in the software and information system worlds or wants to improve his/her knowledge and project management capabilities, relating to those worlds.

    Lecturers

    Lead Lecturer: Mr. Dan Barzilay, PMP, ME, expert of project management, with experience of over 13 years in planning, controlling and delivery of projects in a variety of industries, including software projects and IT projects.

    Expert lecturers: Two software experts, with project management experience in the software and IT worlds will join Dan. Both have a rich background in teaching IT related topics, as well as practical experience in systems analysis and design, development, deployment, quality management, testing, team management and software project management.

    Study Materials

    Each participant will receive a booklet of the course slides.

    Course format

    80 academic hours of studying and practicing, divided to frontal lessons (65 hours) and working on the final project (another 15 hours, at list).

    The course includes analysis of case studies and examples from software and IS projects. The course takes place on Mondays and Thursdays between the hours of 17:30 to 21:30, 13 sessions, in Herziliya.

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    For additional details and registration call +972-54-3003901 (Oren) or fill in the contact form on the right, and we will contact you shortly!

     

  • IT & Software

    IT & Software

    מערכות מידע ותוכנה

     

    P.M. Team Ltd supports and manages, from beginning to end, through the life cycle of the projects:

    Project Initiation

    • Profitability and feasibility analysis
    • System analysis and design
    • Project mapping
      • Objectives
      • Initial requirements
      • Timeline
      • Cost estimates
    • Writing project charter
    • Initial risk definitions and response plan
    Project Planning
    • Planning the work packages (can also be called: RFD’s or Use cases), by building a WBS (Work Breakdown Structure) to divide the work to manageable pieces
    • Schedule build up, along with a tailor made methodology for planning, tracking & reporting
    • Cost & budget management
    • Risk planning- risk mapping, putting together response plans
    Project Execution & Tracking
    • Checking performance versus plan in terms of schedule, scope and budget
    • Raising “red flags” for deviation in schedule, scope or budget
    • Management\ support of hand over meetings – from design to development
    • Presentation of development cases to the users or representatives of the users, as well as aligning stakeholders expectations throughout the development process
    • Devlping services, guiding the transition from design to development to deployment
    • Change management: change request management, analysis of change requests in terms of impacts (cost, schedule, human resources, etc) and CCB (Change Control Board) management for successful and profitable projects completions
    • Risk management- execution of risk mitigation or avoidance actions, risk tracking & control
    • Documentation of development
    Project Closure
    • Writing and editing project case
    • Managing the users trainings (or the “train the trainer” sessions)
    • Managing the delivery process in an orderly manner

    Implementing and customizing the suitable methodologies, according the organization's needs, for managing IT and software programs and projects.

    For additional details call +972-54-3003901 (Oren) or fill in the contact form on the right, and we will contact you shortly!

     

  • Managing Software & IT Projects Course

    Managing Software & IT Projects Course

    Software & IT Projects Course

    P.M. Team Ltd offers a 130 academic hours Managing IT Projects course which teaches a variety of tools and techniques, relating to Information Technology projects.

    Module 1: Sessions 1-9, Introduction to the project management world, teaching tools and techniques in the main project management knowledge areas, according to the PMBOK® guide:

    • Integration management
    • Scope management
    • Time management
    • Cost management
    • Risk management
    • Procurement management

    Module 2: Sessions 10-17, Introduction to the IT world, teaching definitions and techniques for managing IT and software development projects:

    • ALM
    • ITIL
    • UML
    • Agile methodologies (Lean Development, Scrum)
    • CMMI
    • COBIT
    • Cloud computing and its meaning
    • Test and quality checks (static testing, white box, black box, bug classifications, test levels)

    Module 3: Sessions 18-22, Management skills and soft skills:

    • Interpersonal skills
    • Soft skills
    • Negotiation management
    • Communication and management styles

    Module 4: Sessions 23-25, Final project:

    • Project plan build up in teams, relating to high level design of an IT system, scope, budget, schedule, HR and risiks
    • Guidance for project planning and tracking in all of those areas
    • Final presentations and a guest lecture

    Click for viewing some of the thank-you and recommendation notes we received

     

    For additional details and registration call 054-3003901 (Oren) or fill in the contact form on the right, and we will contact you shortly!