Project Management Institute

IT Project Management Essentials: Monitoring and Controlling IT Projects


The aim of project monitoring and control is to compare actual progress and performance against the project plan. An IT project manager must analyze any variances from the plan and identify what actions may need to be taken. If project managers don't monitor their projects on a regular basis, they won't know which tasks are behind schedule or over budget, or what the issues or risks are. IT projects can be complex, with many variables, and it's important that project managers know, at all times, how the project is progressing and what is causing any slippages. This course describes how to monitor the progress of an IT project, analyze variances from the project plan, and control changes that may be requested during a project's life cycle.

What You Will Learn

  • Calculating variances for a given IT project scenario
  • Recognizing how to analyze variances in an IT project
  • Sequencing the activities in the change control process for an IT project

Who Should Take This Course

IT project managers and IT professionals preparing to take on IT project management responsibilities, as well as managers who support IT project managers

Course Information

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