Instructor:
Dr. Vijay Kanabar, Boston University, USA
 
Dr. Kanabar has unique expertise spanning both business practices and computer science. A certified Project Management Professional, he has advised numerous organizations on training and technology needs, including Blue Cross Blue Shield, Staples, United Way, and Fidelity Investments. Kanabar is an internationally published scholar and is recognized by local and national media as an authority on IT project management, electronic commerce, and information security. In 2017, Kanabar received the Project Management Institute’s Teaching Excellence Award.
 
Fees:
Rs. 1,800 for participants from IUCEE Consortium Institutions
Rs. 2,800 for participants from Non-IUCEE Consortium Institutions
 
Introductory webinar on Sept 6 (Wed) at 3:30 pm IST)
 
Content:
  • PM Foundations: Define a project, project management, and the role of the project manager.
  • Program management and portfolio management
  • Project sponsorship and the project office
  • Project organizational structures
  • Understanding the PM context
  • Project life cycle: sample life cycles, along with traditional vs. agile
  • Project management processes
  • Project initiation: creating a charter and identifying stakeholders
  • Project planning: creating a scope statement; building a WBS; identifying resources, and building a project budget; basic scheduling, networks, and critical path; and creating a PM plan along with key subsidiary plans
  • Project execution: problem solving and decision making
  • Project monitoring and controlling: managing changes to scope, cost, and schedule; understanding team dynamics and managing resources effectively
  • Project closing: gaining customer acceptance and documenting lessons learned
  • Global issues in PM
  • Introduction to the importance of people-oriented skills, such as communications management, human resources, and leadership
  • Product-based planning: PM documents that need to be produced at each stage in the process (artifacts of project control)
 
Pre-Register ASAP in order to ensure a seat at
Deadline for Pre-Registration: Sept 10, 2017
 
Tentative Schedule (6 bi-weekly webinars all at 10 am IST)
Sept 27 (Wed) at 3:30 pm IST; Oct 11 (Wed) at 3:30 pm IST; Oct 25 (Wed) at 3:30 pm IST; Nov 8 (Wed) at 3:30 pm IST; Nov 22 (Wed) at 3:30 pm IST; Dec 6 (Wed) at 3:30 pm IST