This course has a focus on learning the most commonly used project management methodologies in the IT field, and why they are effective. This course introduces you to project management standards and frameworks that increase efficiency and deliver tangible business benefits to IT projects.
Relationships among projects, programs, and portfolios
Organizational culture and project management roles
Project management methods and lifecycles and their applications
Explain why organizations use project management to deliver business value
Describe the relationships among projects, programs, and portfolios
Define the differences between predictive, iterative and agile-based lifecycles
Analyze different project management roles – project manager, sponsor, stakeholder, ScrumMaster, product owner, and developer
Understand how organizational culture can influence the role of the project manager
About the University of Washington
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