IT Project Managers or Business Analysts 4 Hour Bundle

Hours: 4 / Access Length: 180 Days / Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Retail Price: $249.00

Course Overview:

This is a course bundle that allows a student to choose four (4) of our one (1) hour Project Management courses.

Choose Four Courses from Below:

  • Defining Business Rules
  • Documenting Project Requirements with Use Cases
  • Leading Others Through Change
  • Managing Changing Project Requirements

Course Outlines:

 Defining Business Rules

Lesson 1: Business Rules

  • What are business rules?
  • Business goals, policies, and rules

Lesson 2: Benefits of Business Rules

  • Increasing manageability of business processes
  • Business rules are based on facts

Lesson 3: Business Rules and Requirements

  • Relating rules and requirements
  • Components of a business rule
  • Example
  • Cataloging business rules

Lesson 4: Classifying Business Rules

  • Types of business rules
  • Complex business rules

Lesson 5: Modeling Complex Business Rules

  • Use case model
  • Defining how business rules flow

Lesson 6: Developing Business Rules

  • Best practices
  • Business rules and models
  • Consider using a tool

Lesson 7: Conclusion

  • Next steps
 Documenting Project Requirements with Use Cases

Lesson 1: Getting Started

  • Using use cases for requirements
  • Reviewing unified modeling language
  • Defining use cases
  • Applying progressive elaboration

Lesson 2: Use Case Components

  • Actors, goals, conditions & scenarios
  • The use case diagram

Lesson 3: Building Use Cases

  • Writing a brief use case
  • Writing a casual use case
  • Writing a fully dressed use case
  • Alternative flows
  • Best practices

Lesson 4: Conclusion

  • Activity diagrams
  • Next steps
 Leading Others Through Change
 

Lesson 1: Explore the Change

  • Why does change fail
  • ACT to lead change
  • Rate yourself

Lesson 2: Activate the Change

  • Clarifying and align the vision and goals
  • Determining readiness 
  • Establish a sense of urgency
  • Create a communication plan

Lesson 3: Create the Plan

  • Gather and analyze data
  • Plan to manage resistance
  • Involve, engage, and motivate others

Lesson 4: Transition the Change

  • Design the implementation
  • Institutionalize the change
  • Evaluate the effort

Lesson 5: Be an Effective Leader

  • Why do people follow leaders?
  • Communicate as you ACT: a tool
  • Tips to manage resistance
  • Gaining commitment 

Lesson 6: Review

  • Action plan
  • Learning summary
 Managing Changing Project Requirements

Lesson 1: Baselining Requirements

  • Starting from the known
  • Requirements validation
  • Characteristics of good requirements
  • Requirements inspection

Lesson 2: Managing Changing Requirements

  • Sources of changing requirements
  • Components of requirements management
  • The change control process
  • Traditional vs. agile processes
  • Prioritization

Lesson 3: Using Traceability

  • The importance of traceability
  • Horizontal vs. vertical traceabiltiy
  • Traceability and ownership

Lesson 4: Conclusion

  • Using software tools
  • Summary

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended.

Hardware Requirements:
  • Minimum Pentium 400 Mhz CPU or G3 Macintosh. 1 GHz or greater CPU recommended.
  • 256MB RAM minimum. 1 GB RAM recommended.
  • 800x600 video resolution minimum. 1025x768 recommended.
  • Speakers/Headphones to listen to Dialogue steaming audio sessions.
  • A microphone to speak in Dialogue streaming audio sessions.
Operating System Requirements:
  • Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 9, 10
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • OpenSUSE Linux 9.2 or higher.
Web Browser Requirements:
  • Google Chrome is recommended.
  • Firefox 13.x or greater.
  • Internet Explorer 6.x or greater.
  • Safari 3.2.2 or greater.
Software Requirements:
  • Adobe Flash Player 6 or greater.
  • Oracle Java 7 or greater.
  • Adobe Reader 7 or greater.
Web Browser Settings:
  • Accept Cookies
  • Disable Pop-up Blocker.


**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**