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Beginner Level

Approx. 8 hours to complete

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English

Subtitles: English

Skills you will gain

Project ManagementRisk ManagementAgile ManagementProgram Evaluation And Review Technique (PERT)
Learners taking this Course are
  • IT Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Process Analysts
  • Security Engineers
  • Technical Support Associates

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Approx. 8 hours to complete

Suggested: 10 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

Introduction and Real Options

7 videos (Total 93 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Organisation Structure of Projects10m
Communication Plan3m
Real Options Introduction and Taxonomy13m
Applications for Real Options for IT Projects7m
Valuation of Real Options _Decision Trees12m
(Optional Learning) Interview with Prashun Dutta, Gaiga Smart Cities35m
1 reading
Suggested Readings10m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz16m
Graded Questions20m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Project Network Scheduling and Crashing

7 videos (Total 69 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Network Scheduling11m
Laddering, Lags and Gantt chart4m
Estimation of Time, Cost and Resources12m
Reducing Project Duration7m
Reducing Project Duration Linear Programming13m
(Optional Learning) Interview with Prashun Dutta, Gaiga Smart Cities10m
1 reading
Suggested Readings10m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz16m
Graded Questions20m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Resource Scheduling and Risk Management

5 videos (Total 49 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Critical Chain Project Management5m
Risk Management15m
Programme Evalution and Review Technique (PERT) and Simulation9m
(Optional Learning) Interview with Prashun Dutta, Gaiga Smart Cities7m
1 reading
Suggested Readings10m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz10m
Graded Questions20m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

Agile Project Management, Monitoring and Control

6 videos (Total 75 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Monitoring and Control - Part 18m
Monitoring and Control - Part 213m
Audit of Projects9m
Closure of Projects6m
(Optional Learning) Interview with Prashun Dutta, Gaiga Smart Cities29m
1 reading
Suggested Readings10m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz10m
Graded Quiz20m
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Top reviews from IT Project Management

By INAug 22nd 2019

Very good knowledge gain in this four week course . I highly appreciate the proficiency of the professor and very glad to have taken the course

By EKAug 2nd 2017

For someone from the United States of America, one of the suggested readings was not in English. I guess that's to be expected.

Instructor

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M Rammohan Rao

Professor Emeritus
Operations Management

About Indian School of Business

The Indian School of Business has successfully put India on the global map of management education by nurturing young leaders with an understanding of developing economies and the society at large. Through innovations in curricula and pedagogy to reflect the shifting business landscape, the ISB is committed to providing the best venue for management education to meet the growing need to develop young leaders who can manage global challenges....

About the Business Technology Management Specialization

With digital transformation, products and business models in today's competitive environment are increasingly being transformed by technology. This new digital economy places information technology (IT) at the centre of firm strategy and operations, and requires a new breed of IT managers and leaders who can examine technology through a business lens. The Business Technology Management Specialization will empower you with knowledge of the IT domain, project management, leadership and team building skills, and functional and analytical skills. These skills are critical skills for leveraging technology to create competitive advantage. This Specialization will introduce you to the IT-powered digital transformation that business are going through. It will enable you to understand how insightful executives leverage IT to create value and understand the competitive dynamics of industries that consume significant technology. It will also introduce you to Business Analytics in a world of digital media, including the right toolscape, like being able to run the Analytics Desktop with leading tools like RStudio and GitHub. Finally, this Specialization will introduce you to customer analytics and enable you to develop an appreciation of problem-solving, data collection, prediction and optimization that can be enabled using digital media tools. Video: Professor Deepa Mani speaks about the Specialization...
Business Technology Management

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