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May 29, 2019

Project Management

Becoming a Project Manager means launching a career of potential opportunity on the leading edge of innovation.  Project Managers are central to delivery in any IT organization. They are the calming force between business and technology; pushing ahead the goals of business.  At the project level they manage budget, scope, schedule, resources and most importantly deliver value.

By offering the industry’s best and most comprehensive Project Management training course and related resources, Scrum Solutions will ensure, you receive the full benefits of Project Management training and credentials including:

  • Full understanding of Project Life Cycle and the key role PMs play in delivering value
  • Learn about tools and processes used by project managers to analyze, plan, track, & report
  • Deep dive into soft skills required to launch your career in this exciting field and gain the confidence to take on your future.
  • Key insights into building your resume, researching and applying to job opportunities and the training to fly through the interview process.

Who should attend:

This training is for anyone who is looking to earn a great salary, enhance their career outlook and most importantly deliver value for themselves and their employer.  Project managers live in between business and technology; the field of project management is a wonderful career and a launching pad into greater heights.

Whether you are starting out in your career or mid-career and want to change & upgrade, this field of work is highly exciting and rewarding.   To distinguish yourself and increase your chances of success, taking Project Management training is an important step.

Here are some common scenarios to becoming a Project Manager:

  • Any Industry professional:  For most of us, changing careers is a matter of ‘course’. When you’re ready to leverage the specialized industry knowledge you’ve acquired and take your career to the next level, you should consider enrolling in the professional Project Management training program to gain a well-rounded, up-to-date skill set that will impress prospective employers and help you stand out from the competition.

 

  • Software developer or test engineer:  Many experienced and talented developers and testers reach a point in their careers when they need a new challenge. Their communication, analysis and data mining skills can successfully transfer to the duties of a Project Manager.  Training provided by Scrum Solutions will be a big advantage in taking your career in an exciting new direction.

 

  • Out of college:  Once you’ve earned a bachelor’s degree a good next step to securing an entry-level Project Manager job is enrolling in the project management training program.

Are you investing your time wisely in your career?

Explore the option of Project Management Training program by Scrum Solutions.

At course completion:

Scrum Solutions project management training course will teach you the basics of project management, key project processes and tools, how to research jobs and apply; most importantly how to interview.  This course also requires active participation and effort from its students; as with any other field of study you will need to put your best foot forward.

After completing this course, you will have been exposed to the following:

  • Roles & responsibilities
    • Understand the key roles and responsibilities of a Project Manager
    • Recognizing stakeholders as customers
    • Managing the expectations of stakeholders
  • Methodology & Process
    • Working knowledge on different types of ‘Application Development Lifecycle’
    • Understanding the difference between Waterfall & Agile
    • Leading meetings that are impactful and result oriented, including publishing meeting minutes.
  • Basics of project management & delivery
    • The need to control the triangle of scope, budget, schedule
    • Resource management in term of project scope
    • Change management
    • Requirements traceability

At Scrum solutions, we train you in the basics of Project Management, delivery and soft skills to be a great member of the project team.  The overall goal is to combine your experience, knowledge and your passion to go do in your career with this training; so that you can go out and conquer the world of project management.

Duration of the course:

  • 28 hours (classroom learning)
  • 28 hours (real project work)
  • 12 hours (peer review and project deliverable)
  • 20 hours (interview preparation)

 

Project Management Course outline:
Week 1:  Introduction and Orientation

  • Orientation and introduction in the world of Project Management
  • Project management basics:  Project Life Cycle (PLC), Tools, Process, Roles
  • Project documentation by Phase, Project summary, & presentations
  • Issues vs. risks

 

Week 2:  Project planning, estimation & interview questions

  • Project planning, estimation techniques (PERT, T-shirt sizing)
  • Change control, process template
  • Interview questions – STAR method

 

Week 3:  Requirements, Quality & Methodology

  • Requirements traceability
  • Quality planning and quality management
  • Meeting management
  • Waterfall vs. Agile vs. Scrum

 

Week 4:  Deep dive into Scrum, sprinting and Roles

  • Agile vs. Scrum
  • Sprinting & Definition of Done (DOD)
  • Scrum values & roles

 

Week 5:  Scrum, Product vision & presentation skills

  • Project/Program examples
  • Continued dive into Scrum, Ceremonies, Artifacts
  • Presentation skills
  • Product vision, roadmap and pitch

 

Week 6:  PM in an Agile world

  • The role of PM in Agile/Scrum
  • Release planning
  • Product backlog
  • Agile requirements management

 

Week 7:  Planning and sizing in Agile, Ceremonies, and closure

  • Sprint planning
  • Sizing the product backlog
  • Sprint planning, Sprint Review, Sprint retrospective
  • Lessons learned & project closure

 

Week 8:

  • Class 1 – How to write a resume

What to include

Samples provided

Resume assignment given

Assign student for presentations

  • Class 2 – Submit resume assignment

Resume presentations by students

Review student resumes

 

Week 9:

  • Class 1 –  Review Student resumes

Resume presentations by students

  • Class 2 – Job placement overview

How the industry works

Where the jobs are – Indeed, Dice, Monster

How to apply – tips and tricks

Job placement assignment

 

Week 10:

  • Class 1 –  Submit job placements assignment by email

Review applied job roles/descriptions

Interview question and answer bank

  • Class 2 –  MCQ exam on resume/interview skills

Mock interviews on job applications

Job placement assignment

Q/A session

 

Week 11:

  • Class 1 – Mock interviews on job applications

Negotiation skills

Q/A session

  • Class 2 – How to survive and thrive on the job

How to provide references

How to complete/pass background Check

(always choose not ok to contact)

Stay connected – create fb/WhatsApp private group. Assign group leader

How to use and benefit from the group

 

Week 12:

  • Class 1 – Wrap up (lunch provided)

Continuing education

Weekly update in group

  • Class 2 – Reserve day

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