• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 84 days
    Duration

About

Are you an IT professional new to project management or a manager who wants to develop more robust project management skills? Perhaps you are looking to forge a career as a full-time project manager (PM). This program will introduce you to the fundamentals of project management, specifically as they apply to the field of information technology (IT).

This Professional Certificate in IT Project Management at University of Washington - UWashingtonX will help you select project management techniques and strategies that best fit your IT project or organization. You’ll also explore how project management offices are organized and how they develop a project portfolio. Throughout the program, you’ll come to understand some of the challenges of the field, including management of diverse teams and projects that are potentially based anywhere in the world. By the end, you’ll determine your own competencies as an IT project manager and will have developed core skills required for this role.

Job Outlook
  • Numerous business sectors employ IT Project Managers or Technical Project Managers and associated positions such as IT Program Manager, Business Analysts, and senior-level or director roles in Project Management groups.
  • Number of jobs for IT project managers is expected to grow by 12 percent between 2016 and 2026, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • IT project managers are needed as more and more companies expand their digital operations.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 84 days
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      2-5 hours per week, per course

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

What You'll Learn:
  • Why IT organizations use project management to deliver business value and how organizational culture can influence the role of the PM and individual projects;
  • How to describe and distinguish among the major project management methodologies and project lifecycles as applied to IT and to identify strategies for managing distributed teams;
  • The purpose of a Project Management Office (PMO), high-level strategies to set up, maintain, and close a PMO, and how it can work within your organization;
  • Techniques to intake, prioritize, and select projects and programs so that they align with an organization's overall business strategy; and
  • Which personal and performance competencies are necessary for project management in IT, and strategies for developing those skills.

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    297 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 297 USD for the full programme and a duration of 84 days.
  • National Applies to you

    297 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 297 USD for the full programme and a duration of 84 days.
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Funding

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