How to Manage a Large IT Project

IT Project Management with a Global Impact and High Visibility
How to Manage a Large IT Project
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2.80 GB
Total length :
6h 18m



Daniel Rivera, PMP


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How to Manage a Large IT Project

What you’ll learn

How to Manage a Project for a Global Implementation of an Application
How to Identify the steps necessary to complete a large project
How to manage a large IT Project budget
Knowing the steps to escalate issues to a successful resolution

How to Manage a Large IT Project


No previous Project Manager experience required
Project Manager’s who’ve worked only on small projects who want to understand how to manage a large project.


With over 6 hours of content, this is the most comprehensive course on how to manage a large IT Project with a global impact and high visibility.  Gain knowledge on how to manage a large project – from the time you’re assigned to the project until when you close out the project.  Information gathered is from specific past job experience – this is not a theory course but a course to teach you specific step-by-step procedures to manage your project.Gain real-world knowledge of managing a large project as we work through a sample project with real implications.  The sample project deals with leveraging a software development vendor to build our organization’s new PMO application on the web.Know what to do when you’re assigned to a large project.  Sometimes, Project Managers are confused as to what to work on first when given such a large project.  This course helps to clarify what to do during a large implementation leveraging a sample project.Bonuses – Lectures throughout the course have resources that you can download and leverage in your own professional setting as a Project Manager.  How long will it take?With over 55 lectures and over 6 hours of content, if you budget just 30 minutes a day, you can complete this course in approximately 3 weeks.  Is it for me?This course is for you if you want to learn step-by-step how to manage a large IT project.  This is especially true if you’ve only managed small projects, new to IT Project Management, or are assigned to “project impossible.”  Remember, this is not a “theory” course but a course to mimic as if you were managing a real-world project.  The skills you learn here can be applied to real-world projects. What if I don’t understand a topic?As you move through the course, I will provide prompts where you can reach out to me with questions or feedback.  I will PERSONALLY get back to you to answer any questions you may have.  What you’ll learnMake sense of what to work on first despite many competing priorities assigned to you.  Step-by-step estimation skills to prepare your budget for project expenses such as internal resources, contractors, hardware, software, and business travel.  Also, how to put together the Statement of Work (SOW).Step-by-step instructions on how to set up your initial project budget based on estimated expenses.How not to overlook critical components of a project such as systems integration testing or performance testing.How to set expectations with your project team as to the governance of the project.  Also, you will understand how to hold teammates accountable for the work they do on the project.We will review the project schedule for the sample project at each phase of the project (Initiation, Design, Development, etc).  Here, we will understand how the different milestones are scheduled and why.Understand the change control process so that you may make changes to your project budget whether you’re over or under budget.  Also, learn step-by-step how to re-forecast once your change control is approved.How to financially close out your project and give any unused funds back to the organization so that it may leverage this to fund other projects.Who this course is for:Anyone who wants to transition from their current job role to a career in project/program management.Project Managers who’ve only managed small projects in their career.    Anyone new to the Project Management profession who wants to understand how to manage a large project.  The “accidental” project or program manager.A person assigned to “project impossible” or a project “due yesterday.”


Section 1: Introduction

Lecture 1 Course Introduction

Lecture 2 Overview of the Sample Project for this course

Lecture 3 Where Do Projects Come From?

Lecture 4 Section 1 Conclusion

Lecture 5 A Note About the Sample Project Schedule

Section 2: Project Initiation

Lecture 6 The Project Interview

Lecture 7 The Statement of Work (SOW)

Lecture 8 Estimating Internal Labor

Lecture 9 Initiating the Budget Plan

Lecture 10 Set Up Project Artifacts

Lecture 11 Integration Resource Alignment

Lecture 12 Setting Project Expectations

Lecture 13 Initial Project Plan Review

Lecture 14 The Project Kickoff

Lecture 15 Initiation Phase Project Schedule Review

Section 3: Planning Phase

Lecture 16 Vendor Training and Business Process Understanding

Lecture 17 Requirements Gathering

Lecture 18 Design Reviews

Lecture 19 Integration Requirements

Lecture 20 Architecture Security Review

Lecture 21 Data Privacy Review

Lecture 22 Requirements Phase Project Schedule Review

Lecture 23 Set up Development Instances

Lecture 24 Story Refinement and Backlog Setup

Lecture 25 Sprint 1 Definition

Section 4: Execution Phase

Lecture 26 Managing Scrum Calls

Lecture 27 Sprint Retrospective

Lecture 28 Sprint Planning

Lecture 29 Sprint Demos and End User Training

Lecture 30 Test Script Development

Lecture 31 Systems Integration Testing Planning

Lecture 32 Performance Testing Planning

Lecture 33 UAT Planning

Lecture 34 QA Environment Prep

Lecture 35 Execution Phase Project Schedule Review

Section 5: Systems Integration Testing

Lecture 36 SIT Communications

Lecture 37 Managing SIT Execution

Section 6: User Acceptance Testing

Lecture 38 Managing UAT Execution

Lecture 39 Managing the Defect Sprint

Lecture 40 Project Scope Management

Lecture 41 Support Planning

Lecture 42 Go Live Deployment Planning

Lecture 43 Testing Phase Project Schedule Review

Section 7: Hypercare

Lecture 44 Hypercare Operating Procedure

Lecture 45 Hypercare Exit Plan

Section 8: Managing the Project

Lecture 46 Managing the Budget Plan

Lecture 47 Managing Tech Discussions

Lecture 48 Replanning the Project Schedule

Lecture 49 Backlog Reviews

Lecture 50 Business Change Management

Lecture 51 Project Change Control

Lecture 52 Project Status Reporting

Lecture 53 Holding People Accountable and Escalating

Section 9: Project Closure

Lecture 54 Financially Closing the Project

Lecture 55 Lessons Learned

Section 10: Course Conclusion

Lecture 56 Course Conclusion

Lecture 57 BONUS

Project Managers who are new to project management,Project Managers who are managing a large, global implementation for the first time,Project Managers who are tapped on the shoulder and told, “This Global Implementation project was due yesterday.”

Course Information:

Udemy | English | 6h 18m | 2.80 GB
Created by: Daniel Rivera, PMP

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