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Skills you will gain

Project ManagementRisk ManagementAgile ManagementProgram Evaluation And Review Technique (PERT)

Learner Career Outcomes

56%

started a new career after completing these courses

33%

got a tangible career benefit from this course
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
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
English
Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Introduction and Real Options

3 hours to complete
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

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Project Network Scheduling and Crashing

2 hours to complete
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

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Resource Scheduling and Risk Management

2 hours to complete
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

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Agile Project Management, Monitoring and Control

2 hours to complete
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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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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