Course Description


  • Understand the role of a Project manager in IT
  • Explain the main competencies of a Project manager
  • Identify Product development and deliver models
  • Discuss how to engage and influence stakeholders to maximize value
  • Learn and define project development models – predictive, agile, hybrid
  • Discuss the role and characteristics of the project team and team management approaches
  • Define project scope, schedule and budget
  • Design WBS and project schedule
  • Manage project risks and quality
  • Transfer project’s product to operations and close the project.
  • Prepare fort the Scrumstudy Agile master certification


Product owners, Project managers, IT Pros, IT managers, Analysts, IT developers and engineers

You will learn

After graduation you will know:

  • identification of stakeholders, their needs,
  • Types of organizational structures
  • The role and competencies of the IT project manager
  • The role of the sponsor in the project
  • How to manage project requirements
  • How to define the appropriate project model across predictive, FDD, DSDM, XP, Scrum, Crystal, Test driven development
  • formulation and coordination of requirements for IT products,
  • Decomposition of requirements and construction of WBS (IRS), backlog
  • The use of prototyping as an element of digital solution planning
  • The specifics of managing a team of ambitious, highly educated employees
  • Formation of a calendar plan (schedule) of a project or part of it: phase, sprint
  • Risks of change. Agile approaches to management through change
  • Digital Product and Project Implementation Quality Management
  • Control and monitoring of project implementation
  • Closing a phase (iteration, sprint) and a project.
  • Learning and knowledge management in the project

After graduation, you will be able to:

  • Manage the collection of project information
  • investigate the feasibility of the project, choose ways to implement the project: waterfall, iterative, flexible and combine them
  • work with the management and the customer on the implementation of the project
  • Collect requirements and resolve contradictions
  • Effectively plan the project and generate project documentation
  • competently prepare the project budget, assess the economic efficiency of the project
  • select and lead a team for the project, develop staff and resolve conflicts
  • set quality metrics and organize quality control of both the IT product and the progress of the project
  • Monitor the implementation of the project plan, make the necessary changes, complete the project
  • Complete a phase, iteration, sprint, and the project as a whole. Put the product into operation
  • Manage knowledge in the project.


No specific pre-requisites are required. Having basic experience in IT or working with IT would be an advantage.
Awareness with ITIL 4.0 Foundation training is an advantage, but not mandatory.

Course Program

  • Module 1. Project as a means of creating an IT product and its value. A project in the life cycle of an IT service

    • Let’s know each other
    • Goals and objectives of the course
    • The place of the project in the life cycle of IT services
    • Project as a way to create value
  • Module 2. Stakeholder management Project Initiation

    • Stakeholders.
    • The role and competencies of the IT project manager
    • The role of the sponsor in the project.
    • Ways to initiate a project
      • Business case
      • Project Charter, Canvas
    • Initiating documents
    • Practice: Development of a stakeholder matrix and project initiation documents
  • Module 3. Feasibility research. Project management models

    • Uncertainties in the project
    • Create a requirements specification.
    • Digital product prototypes
    • Results of the feasibility study
    • Project implementation models: predictive, incremental, iterative, adaptive and hybrid
      • Waterfall, V-models
      • Agile principles
      • Feature driven development (FDD)
      • Dynamic systems development method (DSDM)
      • Scrum
      • XP
      • Crystal
      • Test driven development (TDD)
    • Stacey and cynefin models for project model selection
    • Practice: Feasibility study and decision on the project implementation model
  • Module 4. Project scope planning. WBS or backlog

    • Decomposition. Granularity dependency on implementation model
    • Work breakdown structure (WBS and dictionary)
    • Hierarchical backlog
    • Resource planning for decomposed works
    • Practice: Build a decomposition of work in a project
  • Module 5. Project schedule development

    • Task dependencies
    • Constraints, lags
    • Control reserve
    • Network diagram analysis
    • Ways to shorten the schedule
    • Incremental refinement of the schedule (agile).
    • Practice: Developing and optimizing a project network diagram
  • Module 6. Managing IT project team

    • Features of the IT team.
    • Management through leadership
    • Self-organizing teams
    • Conflict resolution in the team.
    • Communication options and communication models.
    • Virtual Teams
  • Module 7. Project cost management

    • Methods of evaluation.
    • Budgeting. S-chart.
    • Economic indicators of the project
  • Module 8. Risk management

    • Risk management.
    • Typical risks of IT projects.
    • Risks of hierarchical and agile planning.
    • Methods of identification, analysis and risk management.
    • Adaptive (flexible) approaches as a way to manage uncertainty risks
    • Practice: Development of a project risk register
  • Module 9. Project quality management

    • Quality management in the project.
    • Proactive (leading) and reactive (lagging) indicators
    • Planning, control and monitoring tools
    • Project Quality Management Plan
    • Types of monitoring.
    • Earned value method
    • Burndown chart
    • Control the closure of a phase/iteration/sprint.
    • Knowledge management.
  • Module 10. Project closure

    • Pilot
    • Handover of the product into operation
    • Start-up support
    • Making a decision on the success of the project.
    • Lessons learned.
    • Accumulation of knowledge.
    • Team encouragement.
  • Module 11. Agile Master Exam

    • Exam requirements overview
    • Registration procedure
    • Mock up test

Course duration in hours:

27 hours

Course Schedule

  • Trainer

    Danil Dintsis


    Any convenient date

    Training format

    Place of study

    Online, from a convenient location




    5620 ₪

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