Technology Project Management Curriculum

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At The Technology Project Management Boot Camp at UNC-Chapel Hill, you’ll dive into a market-driven curriculum that helps you develop in-demand technical, leadership and business management skills. These skills will be applicable to the Professional Scrum Master™ Level I Certification, which can enhance your desirability in today’s job market.

By the end of the program, you’ll have hands-on experience creating all documentation required to drive a project plan from initiation to closure and a professional portfolio that highlights your unique competencies.

Part-Time Technology Project Management

The Business of Software Development


Description:

Technology is transforming every industry, and employers need project managers who can credibly speak with both business and technical stakeholders. Technical fluency will set you apart in today’s job market.

What You Will Learn:

  • The Software Development Life Cycle
  • Software Development Organizations
  • Business Analysis Fundamentals
  • Requirements Gathering
  • Use Case Creation
  • Test Case Development

Traditional Project Management & Waterfall Development


Description:

Many companies rely on traditional project management methodologies for projects with fixed sequences and constraints. Understanding traditional or waterfall processes will prepare you to successfully manage a range of projects and give you a strong foundation.

What You Will Learn:

  • The Project Management Lifecycle
  • Triple Constraint Theory
  • Integration Management
  • 10 PMBOK Knowledge Areas
  • Waterfall Projects & Tools

Agile Methodologies and Scrum Framework


Description:

Agile project management frameworks are becoming the industry standard for technology projects. You must understand what agile methods are, as well as when and how to apply them in different contexts.

What You Will Learn:

  • Introduction to Agile
  • Scrum Methodology
  • The Kanban Method
  • Agile Project Initiation
  • Agile Project Management
  • Agile Project Execution

Hybrid Project Management


Description:

In any organization, there is no one-size-fits-all approach to managing projects. Part of being an effective project manager is knowing how to combine the best of traditional and agile to best suit the needs of every project and employer.

What You Will Learn:

  • Traditional vs. Agile Methodologies
  • Hybrid Project Management
  • Work Breakdown Structures

Project Management in Operations


Description:

A project manager’s work doesn’t stop once a project reaches closure. Set yourself apart as a project manager who can support operational activities using the most widely accepted IT service management framework.

What You Will Learn:

  • Project Management in Operations
  • Service Management Life Cycle
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • Operational Metrics Tracking
  • Operational Service Level Agreements

Professional Scrum Master™ I Test Prep


Description:

Scrum is the most widely adopted agile framework. Earning the Professional Scrum Master™ Level I Certification will clearly demonstrate your job readiness to future employers.

What You Will Learn:

  • Scrum Framework and Applications

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