Projects and Operations Organizational Structure and the Strategic Role of Project Management Project Processes, Phases, and Life Cycles Project Management Plan Elements Initiating and Planning Project Scope Creating the Work Breakdown Structures and Project Schedule Developing the Project Team Quality Management Project Communications Project Risk Finalizing the Schedule and Budget Project Execution Project Monitoring and Control Project Audit and Closure
Introduction to IT Project Management is an essential reference tool which enables IT project managers, CIOs and project sponsors to manage IT projects with efficiency and attention to detail from beginning to end.
Cynthia Snyder, PMP, MBA, is a professional project management consultant, instructor, and author. She provides consulting and training services to government and private industry. Her consulting focuses on project management maturity, PMO startups, and positioning project management as a core competency for organizations. Cyndi has experience in training in the corporate, public, and academic environment. Clients have included IBM, Kaiser, Toyota, and Southern California Edison. In an academic environment, she has taught online and in the classroom for UC Irvine, CalTech, and USC. She has written two books on project management and has been the technical editor on many others. Frank Parth, MS, MSSM, MBA, PMP, is the President of Project Auditors, LLC, a project management consulting, training, and auditing company. After ending a career in aerospace as the assistant technical director on a $12 billion satellite program, he branched out in 1993 and began consulting in technology management to major U.S. companies, national governments, and the U.N. He was CTO for a small but successful e-commerce company, headed up systems engineering at TRW Information Systems during a major infrastructure upgrade, and created PMOs for several major corporations. He taught systems analysis and management at the Graduate School at the University of Southern California, has been an instructor at the University of California, Irvine PM Certificate program since 1994, and has taught at the Claremont Graduate School. Mr. Parth has undergraduate and graduate degrees in physics, a master's in systems management from USC, and an MBA from the Peter F. Drucker Graduate.