BCS Foundation Certificate in IS Project Management

Handling projects in an organisation

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Project proposing, monitoring and control and change control are the topmost priorities of an organisation. The budding Project Managers learn in the BCS Foundation Certificate in IS Project Management how to successfully manage agile projects. The course introduces the delegates to the principles of project planning, monitoring and control, project management, change control and configuration management. Also, it is helpful in having the candidates understand the concepts of effort estimation, quality and risk management and communication between project stakeholders. We, at MSP Training, ensure the delegates get to know everything about Project Management by training them in this course from certified instructors.

  • Using techniques learned during the course, perform assignment of project resources

  • Know The Different Procedures Involved in Project Control

  • Define Quality and Learn The Various Terms Associated With it

  • Understand Risk Management

  • Understand the Relationship between Programmes and Projects

  • Learn from Certified Instructors and Global Training Provider

WHAT'S INCLUDED ?

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Key Learning Points

Clear and concise objectives to guide delegates through the course.

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Courseware

Courseware will also be provided to the delegates so that they can revise the course after the training.

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Tutor Support

A dedicated tutor will be at your disposal throughout the training to guide you through any issues.

PREREQUISITES

The BCS Foundation Certificate in IS Project Management course does not have prerequisites.

TARGET AUDIENCE

  • Professionals who are involved in Project Management can take this course.
  • Those who are new to Project Management can sit for this course.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

  • Planning Projects and their purpose
  • Implementation Strategies
  • How Products and Activities are related
  • Resource Allocation
  • Work Schedules, Gantt Charts
  • How to Monitor and Control Projects
  • Change Control Procedures
  • What is the difference between Quality Control and Quality Assurance?
  • Approaches to Estimating
  • Risk – Identification and Prioritisation
  • Relationship between Programmes and Projects

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PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The course - BCS Foundation Certificate in IS Project Management - is an add-on qualification for those professionals who already hold the PRINCE2® qualification.

While PRINCE2® provides the answer to “what should be done, who should do it and when should it be done”, The Foundation Certificate in IS Project Management states “how those things can be done”.

Exam

The BCS Foundation Certificate in IS Project Management exam is conducted on the afternoon of the last day of the course. The delegates have to answer 40 multiple-choice questions in 60 minutes. The pass marks for the exam are 26 correct answers out of 40. Candidates are certified with the BCS Foundation Certificate in IS Project Management after passing the exam.


PROGRAM CONTENT

  • Differentiating between Projects and Project Work
    • Projects in relation to other jobs
    • Project Terminology
    • Project planning and control – It’s Purpose
    • SDLC – It’s typical activities
    • System and project life-cycles
    • Variations on the orthodox project life cycle
    • Implementation Startegies
    • Business Case Reports - Purpose and Content
    • the use and importance of discounted cash flows in Business Case reports
    • Types of planning document
    • Review after Implementation
  • Planning Projects
    • Project deliverables and intermediate products
    • Work and product breakdowns
    • Product definitions
    • Relationship between goods and events in a project
    • Checkpoints and markers
    • Expired time and work needed for events
    • Activity networks
    • Calculating start and end dates of activities
    • Critical Paths – Their Identification and significance
    • Resource allocation, smoothing and levelling, Work agendas and Gantt charts for project schedules
  • Checking and Controlling
    • Life Cycle for project control
    • Information Collection - The nature and the purpose
    • Collecting progress information
      • Timesheets
      • Team development meetings
      • Error and change reports etc
    • Presenting progress information
      • Content of progress reports
      • Graphical presentation of achievement information e.g. accumulative resource charts (also known as S-curve charts)
      • Use of earned value analysis, including where it would be applied in project life-cycle
    • The reporting sequence
      • Project Reporting arrangements
      • Reporting Meetings : Their Timing, personnel and purpose
    • Remedial deeds
      • Forbearance and incident
      • Exemption reports and strategies
      • Measures that help in changing management strategies
      • Study of Options that include increasing or staggering deadlines, swelling assets, decreasing Functionality or value necessities, project cancellation.
    • Managing Change Control
      • Why perform change configuration administration?
      • Change control procedures
        • Role of change control boards – An Overview
        • Change Request Generation
        • Evaluating Change request
        • Authorising Change request
      • Managing Configurations
        • Purpose and Methods
        • Configuration items reccognition
        • Baselines of Products
        • What are the Contents of Configuration Management Databses and how they are used?
      • Product Quality
        • An Overview of Quality
        • Differentiating between Quality Control and Assurance of Quality
        • Defining and measuring quality
        • Finding Errors in the lifecycle of a project
        • Requirements of a Quality procedure
        • Removing Defects
        • Testing and its types
        • The review process
        • Main beliefs of IS0 9001:2000 quality administration systems
        • Supplier assessment
      • Estimation – An Introduction
        • Over-estimating and under-estimating - their effects
        • Disscuss Effort versus time
        • Effort and cost relationship
        • Estimates and goals
        • Use of expert judgement
        • The Delphi methodology
        • Top-down Estimating
          • Recognition of size drivers
          • Identification of efficiency rates
          • Why is past project data required to better productivity rates ?
          • Identify the Aspects that affecting productivity rates
          • Identify the effort required for new projects by making use of productivity rates and size drivers
        • Bottom-up approaches to estimating
        • Use of analogy in determining

 

  • Risk - Components and Types
    • Risk and its Elements – In A Gist
    • Ways of categorising risk
    • Identification and prioritisation of risk
    • Assessment of risk exposure
    • Risk actions and reactions
    • Risks related to development of IT systems
    • Evaluation of cost and benefits of actions that reduce risks
    • Maintaining risk logs and registers
  • Project Communications and Project Organisation
    • Define how programmes and projects are related
    • Recognize stakeholders and their issues
    • The project benefactor
    • Establishment of the project authority
    • Project Board Membership
    • Roles and responsibilities
      • Project board
      • Project manager
      • Stage manager
      • Team leader
    • Desirable characteristics of project manager
    • Part of project support office
    • The project team and matrix management
    • Reporting structures and responsibilities
    • Management styles and communication
    • Building Teams
    • Team dynamics

DATES, PRICES AND EVENTS

Course Name Dates Duration Price
BCS Foundation Certificate in IS Project Management 24/05/2021 Jersey
3 Days
£3844
BCS Foundation Certificate in IS Project Management 26/07/2021 Jersey
3 Days
£3844
BCS Foundation Certificate in IS Project Management 27/09/2021 Jersey
3 Days
£3844
BCS Foundation Certificate in IS Project Management 22/11/2021 Jersey
3 Days
£3844

ABOUT Jersey

Far cry from other regions of United Kingdom, Jersey has its unique history. Jersey officially known as bailiwick of Jersey is run under the administration of The Crown. The coast of Normandy i.e France is located near to it. Earlier the dukes of the France has control over the jersey and ultimately became kings of England. In the deadly war, Normandy was lost by the kings. The ball was in the court of the jersey, either to choose association with the UK or not. It comes under the jurisdiction of the crown prince of the United Kingdom but still, it is not considered to be a part of the United Kingdom. Jersey is a self-governed parliamentary form of Democracy under the monarchy system.

This has own financial, legal and judicial systems. It has an international identity separate from the United Kingdom. The queen of the United Kingdom appoints lieutenant governor on her behalf to see the administration work of the jersey. All the responsibilities of the development work being done by the United Kingdom government. With regard to the defence of the sovereignty of the territory, the United Kingdom government is responsible for it. The 28 countries group of the Europe known as the European Union has a special relationship with it. Because of its closeness to the English people, the preferred language of this region is English and currency is Pound. The 2014 population index shows 1 lakh people in this region.

History

Because of its strategic location between the northern coast of France and the southern coast of England, it has shown a great impact on the inner politics of the region. The jersey history is very old nearly a large number of iron coins were found some years ago by two people with their modern equipment. The presence of Roman Empire is also found here. Various fortifications had been constructed during 1939-1945 by the Germans.

Politics and law

There is only single house assembly with total 51 members. Since many years, there has not seen many enthusiasts among voters. The elected council of ministers chose its chief minister. The lieutenant governor acts as a conduit between the government and the United Kingdom.The law follows in the United Kingdom is not from one country but mixed of various countries such as the United Kingdom, France, and Norman.

International relations

The government of the country is very active in its territory interests and trying to develop good relations with various countries. There have been numerous discussions over the independence within the assembly but no concrete solution has come so far. A number of leaders emerge out of its course.

Geography and Climate

Jersey is an island including Intertidal zone and reclaimed land. It is also the southernmost and largest Channel Islands. The climate is temperate with not many severe winters as well as not many severe summers. There has an impact on the weather condition due to the Atlantic Ocean. It makes the process of heating and cooling very slowly throughout the year. In winter, there is a warming influence on the coastal region and cooling influence in summer. The official met office kept records of yearly pattern of climate and which would be used for future reference.

Economy 

The services sector is the prominent sector in the economy of the region. It includes financial services such as tourism and hospitality which further adds hotels, motels, restaurants, bars, transport and Communications and a few more. Other prominent businesses are retail and wholesale, construction and Agriculture. At purchasing power parity, Jersey pulled a rabbit out of a hat and ahead of all the world’s major advanced economies.