Certification in IT Project Management Course Singapore

NICF - Certification in IT Project Management

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  • Course Outline
  • Assessment
  • Target Audience
  • Fees & Funding

What Will Be Taught For This IT Project Management Course?

The CITPM is an essential qualification for a career in IT project management. The certification aims to raise the level of professionalism in the management of IT projects and provides a valuable path for IT project managers to attain professional status and recognised qualification.

  • World's first IT Project Manager Certification
  • Managed by SCS and endorsed by IDA
  • Yardstick for employers in the recruitment of IT Project Managers and assessment of staff capabilities
  • Accredited by National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University

Learning Outcomes

What You Will Learn:

  • Assess current level of knowledge in critical skills area of project management
  • Improve IT project management skills
  • Understand what CITPM examination entails

Training Methodology

  • Theory lectures
  • Group activities
  • Online assessment quizzes
Day 1
  • Introduction to CITPM
  • Domain Knowledge and CITPM BOK
  • Concepts of Project Management
  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Project Management Processes
  • Initiating Processes
    • Purpose
    • Project charter
    • Content of a Project Charter
  • Planning Process
    • Purpose
    • Project Plan
    • Project Plan Development Process
      • Core Processes
      • Facilitating Processes
    • Project Plan Template
Day 2
  • Estimating Project Cost
  • Software Cost Estimation
  • Comparison of the Methods
  • Project Schedule
    • Activity sequencing
    • Precedence Network
    • Types of Dependencies
    • Critical Path method (CPM)
    • Workshop Activity
    • Program Evaluation Review Technique (PERT)
    • Resource Leveling or Smoothing
    • Compressing Project Duration
      • Crashing
      • Fast tracking
    • Overview of PM Tools
Day 3
  • Executing the Project
  • Common project management problems
  • Reasons for project failures
  • What to Track and Control?
  • Progress Reporting
    • Quantitative
    • Qualitative
  • Some Problem Indicators & Problem resolution
  • Methods of Analysis of Progress
  • Methods of Analysis of Cost Accomplishment
  • Progress Control Activities
  • Upward Reporting
  • Report Content and Format
  • Definition of Change Control Purpose
  • Sources and Type of Change
  • Requirements Change Control
  • Prioritization Process
  • Change Board Control
Day 4
  • Project Cost Justification
  • Quantitative Cost Benefit Analysis
  • Classifying Quantitative Benefits
    • Cost reduction/saving
    • Cost avoidance
    • Improved business control / performance
    • Improved quality
    • Business Expansion
  • Workshop Activity – Benefit Quantification
  • Financial Justification
    • Present value (PV)
    • Payback Period
    • Return On Investment (ROI)
  • Qualitative Approaches
  • Intangible benefits
  • Assessment by Ranking and Scoring techniques
  • Basis Criteria: Operational, Critical, Architectural, Risk and Strategic
  • Value Chain Analysis
  • Managing Project Qualification
    • Basic Quality Concepts
    • Quality Framework
    • Managing Software Testing
    • Test Automation
  • Managing Project Quality ISO 9001-2000
Day 5
  • Managing Project Risk
    • Principles of Risk
    • Sources and Assessment
    • Tracking of Risk
    • Risk Resolution
  • Software Configuration Model
    • Introduction
    • Basic Functions of SCM
    • Importance of SCM
    • Planning Process
  • Outsourcing
    • What is IT Outsourcing?
    • Status and Issues
  • Interacting with Stakeholders
    • Project Team Development
    • Team Effectiveness
    • Project Leadership
    • Four basic leadership styles
    • Conflict Management
    • Conflict Resolution Techniques
  • Project Politics
  • Review of the topics covered

Assessment Format & Duration (only applicable for learner taking NICF grant)

Assessment Mode Duration
Project Report Formative 30 mins
Role Play Formative 30 mins
Written Assessment Summative 30 mins
Total 90 mins

Who Should Attend This IT Project Management Training?

The programme is for you if you:

  • Intend to make a career in the information systems as an IT project manager
  • have been a project team leader, systems analyst or systems development practitioner
  • or have been an experienced project manager who wants a recognised professional qualification
  • Important criterion for government IT projects
  w/o GST w GST
Course Fee $2,800 $2,996
Singapore Citizen & PR aged ≥ 21 years $2,200 $2,396
Singapore Citizen aged ≥ 40 years
(SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhancement Funding)
$800 $996
Singapore Citizen aged ≥ 35 years with earning ≤ $2,000/month
(WTS Scheme)
$140 $336
  w/o GST w GST
Course Fee $2,800 $2,996
Singapore Citizen & PR aged ≥ 21 years $2,200 $2,396
Singapore Citizen aged ≥ 40 years
(SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhancement Funding)
$800 $996
Singapore Citizen aged ≥ 35 years with earning ≤ $2,000/month
(WTS Scheme)
$140 $336
  w/o GST w GST
Course Fee $2,800 $2,996
Singapore Citizen & PR aged ≥ 21 years $800 $996
Singapore Citizen aged ≥ 40 years
(SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhancement Funding)
$800 $996
Singapore Citizen aged ≥ 35 years with earning ≤ $2,000/month
(WTS Scheme)
$140 $336

Remarks:

Individual Sponsored

  • Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their SkillsFuture Credit to offset course fee payable after funding.

Company Sponsored

  • Absentee Payroll claimable by SMEs: Up to 80%of hourly basic salary capped at $7.50/hr
  • Absentee Payroll claimable by Non-SMEs: Up to 80% of hourly basic salary capped at $4.50/hr
  • Absentee payroll claimable by companies (SMEs and Non-SMEs) sponsoring candidates under WTS Scheme: Up to 95% of hourly basic salary (no dollar cap)

Terms & Conditions

  • All prices stated above are in Singapore Dollars (SGD). This funding support is only applicable for Singapore Citizen and Permanent Residents.
  • Trainee must attained minimum 75% attendance and pass all assessment within 3 months to qualify for NICF Funding.
  • Trainee undertakes to reimburse ST Electronics (e-Services) FULL course fees should he/she be ineligible for course fee grant. ST Electronics (e-Services) is not liable for any other funding not approved by WSG.
  • Trainees must be competent for all assessments before they are eligible for NICF funding.
  • ST Electronics (e-Services) reserves the right to change the date or venue without prior notice.
  • ST Electronics (e-Services) reserves the right to cancel or reschedule the course due to class size or unforeseen circumstances.

 

 

 

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  Duration: 5 days
  Time: 9am to 6pm


  PDU Breakdown
  Technical: 35 PDU
  Total: 35 PDU