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Course 2 - ITD Project Management Life Cycle

Course 2.1 - Initiation Stage

Audience: ITD Project Managers

Duration: 1/2 day (estimated)

Objectives: Upon completion of this course, attendees will understand and be able to apply the best practices of project management principles within the Initiation Stage of the ITD Project Life Cycle. Specifically, they will be able to:

  • Identify the project management principles performed during the Initiation Stage.
  • Understand the components of the Project Charter.
  • Complete a stakeholder analysis.
  • Conduct a Project Kick-Off meeting.

Course Outline

  1. Introduction
    • Course Objectives
    • Review: ITD Project Phases
    • Review: ITD Project Management Life Cycle
    • Review: The Triple Constraint
    • Team Exercise
  2. The Initiation Stage
    • The Project Charter
    • Contents of the Project Charter
    • Sample Project Charter
    • The Project Objective Statement
    • Project Objective Statement Exercise
    • Stakeholder Analysis
    • Identifying Key Project Stakeholders
    • Other Project Stakeholders
    • Project Organizational Chart
    • The Project Kick-Off Meeting
  3. In Summary
    • Review of Key Concepts
    • Preview of the Next ITD PM Academy Course
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