This short course on software project management is intended for first time project managers and project managers wanting to expand and formalise their knowledge.
The course aims to provide students with the basic skills, knowledge and competence to effectively understand and manage information technology projects.
There is a need for a project management course focusing specifically on the management of Information Technology (IT) projects. Most similar courses focus less on IT, form part of a curriculum for a formal degree, and are less skills oriented.
Given the growth of the IT industry, a need exists for computer specialists, as well as project managers, to gain a practical and theoretical foundation for managing IT projects, as this area has been grossly neglected over time.
There is a definite need for courses which do not require the employee to interrupt their work schedule for an extended period to obtain a formal qualification. This certificate course fills this need as it focusses on sensitising the prospective student on concepts, techniques and strategies available to the IT project manager.
Each topic below will be approached specifically from an Information Technology perspective:
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