Commonwealth IT Project Manager Overview Training
Course Duration: 5 hours
Date: November 28, 2017 Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm Location: CESC
Instructor: Patty Samuels
Course Description: Mandatory Commonwealth IT Project Manager Orientation Training class is designed to acquaint the Project Manager with the Commonwealth Project Management (CPM) methodology, the context in which Commonwealth IT projects are governed, the specific processes and procedures associated with IT project governance and oversight, and the Project Manager qualification requirements administered under the Commonwealth IT Project Manager Development Program (PMDP).
The Mandatory Commonwealth IT Project Manager Orientation Training class covers the following subjects:
IT Governance and Oversight;
IT Policies, Standards and Guidelines (PSGs);
Project Manager Selection and Training; and
Commonwealth Project Management (CPM) Methodology.
Commonwealth IT Project Manager Overview training will be presented quarterly. All IT project managers and project sponsors of Commonwealth IT projects must attend the Commonwealth IT Project Manager Overview training. There is no pre-qualification test for required training.
The Commonwealth IT Project Manager Overview training addresses the following Policies, Standards and Guidelines (PSGs):
Commonwealth Technology Management Policy
Commonwealth Project Management Standard
Commonwealth Project Management Guideline
Commonwealth Project Manager Selection and Training Standard
Commonwealth IT Investment Management (ITIM) Standard
Commonwealth Enterprise Architecture Standard
You can access the latest versions of these documents on the ITRM Policies, Standards and Guidelines page.
Developing a Project Schedule and WBS (PowerPoint)
Commonwealth IT Program Management Standard training is available on an as-needed basis through the links below. The narrated presentations familiarizes the viewer with IT Program Management concepts, the IT Program Management Standard, and the purpose and value of project and program governance and oversight. It is recommended that individuals and organizations considering an IT Program review the four-part presentation, approximately one hour. There is no pre-qualification test or post-viewing test for the IT Program Management Standard training. Commonwealth IT Program Management Standard training presentations available on YouTube:
Commonwealth Technology Portfolio (CTP) for Project Managers training will be presented quarterly (targeted for February, May, August and November.) All IT project managers must attend the training prior to managing a Commonwealth IT project. The Commonwealth IT Project Manager Overview training is a prerequisite for this training.
In the CTP for Project Managers training, project managers will learn to:
Use the processes and forms in CTP from Project Initiation to Project Closeout;
Manage project documentation;
Create project status reports; and,
Upload key project documents