DAO PM

DAO PM

Practical course on IT project management

DAO PM is more than dry theory - you will learn by project management action. You will go through all the stages of the project life cycle: from initiation to the completion phase. The course suits PM newbies, developers, and QAs to gain skills in managing an IT team.

May 30

start of the course

30 hours

duration

7 practical

homework assignments

Basic

complexity level

May 30
start of the course
30 hours
duration
7 practical
homework assignments
Basic
complexity level

Who needs this course?

DAO PM is more than dry theory - you will learn by project management action. You will go through all the stages of the project life cycle: from initiation to the completion phase. The course suits PM newbies, developers, and QAs to gain skills in managing an IT team.

Project manager

Junior IT Project Managers

sales

Sales and Account managers

Тех.спец

Technicians

Кто хочет стать РМ

Everyone who wants to become a PM

Add these skills to your resume:

  • Work with project documentation

  • Work with various types of contracts

  • Communicate with clients and teams

  • Manage risks, resources, and time

  • Conduct business correspondence and project documentation

  • Manage customer expectations

  • Create WBS, hand tasks, and prioritize

  • Present ready-made solutions, demo versions, prototypes to the customer

What will you learn?

What will you learn?

Add these skills to your resume:

  • Work with project documentation
  • Work with various types of contracts
  • Communicate with clients and teams
  • Manage risks, resources, and time
  • Conduct business correspondence and project documentation
  • Manage customer expectations
  • Create WBS, hand tasks, and prioritize
  • Present ready-made solutions, demo versions, prototypes to the customer

Course program

Choosing words.

Students will learn the difference between a project and a product. We also will teach you how to deal with stakeholders, and how to win the trust of the client.

✓ How does an IT project differ from a traditional one?
✓ Stages of an IT project: from initiation to completion.
✓ PM Triangle: deadlines, budget, quality.
✓ Stakeholders - how to work with a customer.
✓ Lean Canvas - convenient way to describe your idea.

After the lecture, you will understand how an IT project is conducted in real life. For your homework, you will form the concept of your project, which you will work on throughout the course.

Choosing tools.

We will help you to understand what types of documentation are available, and what documents are needed at the initial stage. See why terms of reference (TOR) are important, and what mistakes can be made. You will learn about the User Story, the importance of prototyping, and project management systems.

✓ Documentation.
✓ Terms of reference.
✓ User Story and page prototypes.
✓ Project management systems.
✓ Business correspondence.
✓ Tools for work.

After the lecture, you will learn what the TOR structure looks like and how to make it clear for developers. You will also be provided with TOR examples: from simple websites to complex multifunctional systems. As a part of your homework, you will write a User Story and an Acceptance Criteria for your project.

Workshop on project decomposition and workflow.

Using mind maps and outline tools, you will learn to decompose the project into basic components and identify the main blocks of work at the very start.

✓ Software development life cycle.
✓ What does the project workflow consist of?
✓ Project documentation.
✓ Flowchart and outline.
✓ Project charter.

During the lecture, you will decompose a new project into its constituent elements and learn what information should be in the brief and charter of the project. In your homework, you will build a flowchart and develop an outline for your project.

Initiation. Launching a project.

We will help you understand what a project manager needs to know about a project before tackling the job. We will learn how to work with a client correctly, and find out what types of clients you need to stay particularly sharp around.

✓ Project initiation.
✓ Acquaintance and working with the client at the start.
✓ Types of contracts and their features.
✓ Project launch.

After the lecture, you will learn what you need to start the project with. You will know how to organize the launch and what errors can occur during this process.

Planning. Basic project plan.

Planning. Basic project plan
We will learn how to plan a project so as to execute it on time and within budget. We’ll cover what a basic plan consists of. We will help you to build WBS - to turn the customer's wishes into the functionality of the application. We’ll also go over project estimation.

✓ Decomposition and WBS.
✓ Estimation of terms and cost of work.
✓ Optimal resource allotment.
✓ Budget - plan and meet it.

After the lecture, you will learn how to make a project plan and determine the sequence and duration of work. You will also understand what resources are needed for the project and how to properly allocate them.

Planning. Risks and tools.

We will learn how to account for risks when planning. You’ll see how to plan out quality and work with contractors. You will also study the tools that can make your work easier.

✓ Risks and quality.
✓ Planning tools.
✓ Critical path method.
✓ Communication plan.
✓ Gantt charts.

After the lecture, you will understand how to build Gantt charts for planning. In your homework, you will create a plan and roadmap for your project.

Work with risks.

You will learn how to plan and analyze risks, how to calculate the budget with risks in mind. Manage and monitor risks and work with risks in Agile. You will also learn how to respond appropriately in risky situations.

Execution. Tasks and roles.

You’ll find out what a development model is. We will go over types of development frameworks and what kind of development knowledge a project manager needs.

✓ Software development model.
✓ Development frameworks.
✓ Setting goals.
✓ Roles and risks in development.

After the lecture, you will learn how to correctly allocate tasks to the development team and what features web and mobile development have. As a homework assignment, you will set up a project environment in Jira or Trello.

Management. Team & Project.

We will learn how to manage the team on the project and monitor the effectiveness of the project. Explore metrics in different methodologies and frameworks.

✓ Project and team management techniques.
✓ How to control risks.
✓ Metrics.
✓ Features of management in Scrum and Kanban.

After the lecture, you will understand how to manage a project with Scrum and Kanban methodologies. You will know how to deal with project bugs. In your homework, you will set up a project environment for your project.

How to work with Jira.

You will learn how to set up a board for Kanban and Scrum. Also, you will see how to set up a roadmap for Kanban and Scrum projects.

✓ Basic approaches to working with Jira.
✓ Customization for Kanban and Scrum.
✓ Roadmap management.
✓Integration with external systems.
✓ Time tracking.

After the lecture, you will learn how to create an environment for a project in Jira, track time, and plan team workload.

Workshop on defining project milestones and activities.

We’ll learn how to structure a project and break it down into blocks. Also, you will understand how to work with changes.

✓ Project structure.
✓ Work blocks.
✓ Project management processes.
✓ Change management.

During the workshop, we will cover the general processes of project management and its alignment in the course of work on the website and mobile application. In your homework, you will outline the activities of your project in the form of checklists by stages.

Networking. Communicating with a team.

We’ll figure out what rules to follow and what to avoid for networking to be effective. You will study the stages of development that any team goes through and how to communicate with it more effectively.

✓ Basic rules.
✓ Anti-patterns.
✓ Stages of team development.
✓ Team motivation.

After the lecture, you will learn how to motivate a team, how to resolve conflicts, and how DISC assessment can help your team improve.

Waterfall & Agile.

We’ll explore the difference between Waterfall and Agile approaches and the advantages of flexible methodologies.

✓ Waterfall - how it works and why it's still being used.
✓ Agile - when to implement.
✓ Kanban and Scrum - how to set it up within your team.

After the lecture, you will learn why the Waterfall model is not always a bad thing. You’ll understand how and when to apply each methodology and framework.

Agile development in practice.

We’ll study approaches to process management and consider the differences between approaches to development. We will take a look at what methodologies are related to Agile and what their features are.

✓ Process management.
✓ Agile methodologies.
✓ Scrum: roles, metrics, difficulties.
✓ Role of PM in Agile.

After the lecture, you will learn how to work with Scrum and what you need to consider in order for the work to be effective. You’ll understand what important skills a Project Manager should have in Agile.

Choosing a path.

Learn about the peculiarities of the work of other non-technical IT jobs.

✓ Product Manager.
✓ Scrum Master.
✓ Sales Manager.

After the lecture, you will know how a Project Manager interacts with a Product Manager, Scrum Master, and Sales Manager.

Completion.

We will explain when a project is considered complete. Learn how to prepare a project for launch. We also will figure out what documents are needed to complete the project.

✓ Preparing for completion.
✓ Documentation for project closure.
✓ Demo & Review.
✓ Document signing and reporting.

After the lecture, you will understand how to prepare for Demo & Review. As a part of your homework, you will prepare a report and a final presentation of your project.

Project's organization in a new reality

Let's find out what new challenges are waiting РMs right now. How PM can engage a client with a project and help the team cope with the complexities of the delivery process.

✓ How to effectively conduct a preliminary analysis of the project within the pre-sale cycle
✓ What will help convince the client of your expertise
✓ How to reduce the risks of failing projects
✓ Tips for organizing the process in distributed teams and in a state of uncertainty.

Q&A on "Completion and release" and summarizing the course.

An exam and final presentation for all teams. We’ll wrap up the course and celebrate. Also, we will conduct a retrospective.

Speakers and mentors

Анна Лаврова A

Anna Lavrova | Speaker

Agile Coach at Wemanity Belgium

She’s a certified Scrum Master and SAFe Agilist with 10+ years in project management. Anna has experience as a PM in Outsource, Out staff, Product, Startup companies, and Agile implementation from scratch. She’s worked with US government projects, launched several startups, and now Anna is working at a startup incubator “1991”. She runs classes on the “learning by doing” principle.

Максим Вишнивецкий M

Maxim Vishnivetsky | Speaker

Head of Process QA в компанії Luxoft

In 14 years, Maxim has come a long way to the position of the Department Director and Head of the project office. He’s an operations transformation Agile consultant. He is a regular speaker at many conferences: WhaleRaider, SPM, Pragmatic-PM, Agilebasecamp, Agileee, IT-Weekend, PM Day. Maxim is a certified PMP and IPMA Project Manager.

Павел Устинов P

Pavel Ustinov | Speaker

PM Officer at Solar Digital

Has been in IT for 15 years. Now Pavel is developing mobile applications, websites, and blockchain systems. He’s also been engaged in system integration and has worked on several technological projects. Can program in C#, JS, MooTools, PHP, jQuery. He has more than 10 years of teaching experience, both offline and online.

Александра Гордеева A

Alexander Gordeeva | Speaker

Project Manager at EPAM Systems

More than 16 years in IT, 10 of them as a project manager. Previously worked as a project and resource manager in Product, Outsource and Enterprise companies. Specializes in projects in the Healthcare, LifeScience, Retail and Entertainment domains. During the course, she will tell you how to plan a project in such a way as to take into account risks and invest on time.

Артур Парфенюк A

Arthur Parfenjuk | Speaker

Project & Product Manager

9+ years in project management. He was a PM in Outsource, Product, Startup companies. Main experience in digital, e-commerce, fintech. Implemented Agile from scratch, and optimized existing processes. He regularly spoke at metaphors with reports on personal management, procrastination, burnout, and so on. I am currently running several volunteer projects.

Александр Коваленко A

Alexander Kovalenko | Speaker

Program manager at Parimatch Tech

Former Head of PMO at Outsource. Is a certified CSM/CSPO. Alexander has more than 4 years of experience in managing large construction projects in the field of "Green Energy", relocating 3 power plants from Europe to Ukraine (14.5 MW of commissioned capacities total). He will tell you how to create dream teams, why the PM should be in the thick of knowledge, and how to make the business contribute to your growth in the organization.

What you will get

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Systematic education

At the course, students go through the theory and practice of all stages of working on a project: from initiation to completion and support after the release.

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Interactive learning

The training takes place in the form of video lectures, workshops, and Q&A sessions to make it easier to work out the theory and ask clarifying questions.

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Immersion into a project simulation

Cut your teeth as a Project Manager on a training project doing real teamwork.

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Personal Mentor

Practitioners and DAO PM graduates will help you with your homework and answer all your questions.

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Help in finding a job

Our career consultant will help you prepare a resume for recruiters and will give advice on interviews.

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Dedicated support

You’ll have access to a private Telegram chat where students, speakers, and mentors communicate even after the course!

We help with employment

  • Recommendations for improving your resume and portfolio
  • Assistance in creating and improving a cover letter
  • Preparing for an interview and passing test assignments
  • Personal advice on career development
  • Assistance in finding relevant vacancies
  • Internships and special offers from partner companies
  • Letter of recommendation from speakers and mentors for the best students
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How to pay for the course:

How to pay for the course:

Installment plan

You can split the amount into several payments by paying with a bank card or by paying in parts according to the agreement.

Refunds

You have three classes to try, if you change your mind - tell us and we will refund your payment.

Promo code

You can use a promo code to get an additional discount. Leave a request to learn about promotions.

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F.A.Q.

How are the classes conducted?

  • Classes are held in the format of video lectures, online workshops, and Q&A sessions so that students not only listen to the theory but try out the tools.
  • All given information is supported by examples and cases from the real practice of the lecturers.
  • We provide only up-to-date knowledge that is highly valuable in the market.
  • You get access to a private Telegram group, where you can always ask for advice and get help.

Why should I choose this course and a Project Manager job?

A Project Manager is a specialist whose main task is to manage the project as a whole: designing and prioritization, task planning, control, communication, and timely problem-solving. The project manager is responsible for the ultimate success of the product. The demand for such specialists is growing. We provide up-to-date knowledge from practicing specialists that will help you deal with current tasks and grow into a full-fledged project manager.

Will I be able to get a job as a Project Manager after completing the course?

80% of students who receive an honors certificate get a job as a Project Manager. For our part, we guarantee that we will:

  • provide theoretical and practical knowledge sufficient for you to qualify for the position of Project Manager;
  • proofread your resume so it reflects your current skills and does not contain banal “confident PC user” info;
  • recommend the best and most diligent students to IAMPM partners.

How is the practice within the course organized?

After classes, you will receive a practical task to practice the acquired knowledge. Tasks can be different, you are given 5 days or more for each. You then send the finished work to mentors for review. If necessary, they will return the task for revision. If you have chosen a package without checking homework, you will still receive practical tasks in the course of classes, but they will be completed and checked directly during the webinars.

What do I get from personal consultations with teachers?

A personal consultation will allow you to get answers to any professional questions and benefit from the experience of the best specialists who are ready to help you develop your project or land your dream job. If you are attending the course to solve a specific problem, personal communication with the speaker will help you achieve your goal as quickly as possible.

Will I get a certificate?

Yes, we will issue you a course completion certificate. It will be available online for pinning on LinkedIn. Also, once you complete all homework assignments and pass the exam, you can get a certificate of honor.

Can tuition be paid in installments?

Yes, it can be paid in installments. The conditions for splitting payments are discussed individually for each specific case.

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