IT Project Management

Project management strategy

We have developed a course for PMs in IT who want to be competitive in the Agile era. You will learn about agile methodologies, project management principles, and team management. After completing the course, you will be able to implement IT projects successfully.

28 September - 28 September
About the course
Why choose us

Practical knowledge

You will immediately put the knowledge into practice. During the course, you will work on your own project (or an offered one) by conduct a Canvas assessment, creating a backlog and user story, and holding a feedback session for IT teams.

Supporting everybody

Throughout the training, you will receive support from the lecturer and our team. You will get feedback on your homework, answers to your questions, and access to a private telegram chat for additional cases and the exchange of experience.

About the course

Selection of methodology

We will explore the pros and cons of a flexible methodology framework. You will learn how to develop a product backlog, distribute roles in a team, and organize project work on SCRUM and Kanban.

Project management

You will study approaches to managing IT projects. We will explain how to formulate goals based on the SMART matrix, draw up a roadmap, and determine project milestones.

Team management

We will teach you the basics of people management. You will learn how to create ground rules for IT teams, develop the competencies of specialists, and work with distributed teams.


May 11


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11 lectures
16 hours

Cost of education:
250 USD
Olga Kiseleva
Project Manager at MegaFon
Olga Kiseleva
Project Manager at MegaFon
  • 12 years of experience in project management, over 30 successfully completed full-cycle projects
  • Head of strategic projects at MegaFon, specializing in HR processes automation (20,000 employees)
  • Former program manager at Luxoft, with a $4 million-worth project portfolio, distributed teams in 5 countries
  • Best Intranet Russia 2017 award for the best product in the “Internal Communications” category; HR-Digital solution of the year at the Intranet and Digital Workplace Awards 2018 (Australia)
11 May, 06:00 UTC+2
Lesson 1
Project Management Basics
  • Who is the PM in IT?
  • IT project: From pre-sale to final technical documentation
  • IT project life cycle
  • PMBOK project classification
  • International project management standards: PMBOK, PRINCE2, GAPPS
  • Major methodologies: Waterfall, Agile - SCRUM, KANBAN, Lean, SAFe
  • Communication with the team and stakeholders
  • Criteria for project success. Finalizing project completion
13 May, 06:00 UTC+2
Lesson 2
Roles in an IT Project
  • Soft & Hard skills for an IT project manager
  • New age of Agile and Digital Transformation: PM as Scrum Master and Product Owner
  • Organizational and role structure in an IT project
  • Delegation of authority, Hersey-Blanchard model
18 May, 06:00 UTC+2
Lesson 3
Effective IT Team
  • IT team life cycle
  • How to build an effective team
  • Ground rules of IT teams
  • Feedback tailored specifically for IT-specialists
  • Motivation, development of team competencies, mentoring
  • The ins and outs of working with a distributed team and remote work
18 May, 06:00 UTC+2
Lesson 4
Project Implementation Approaches
  • IT project evaluation and justification
  • Selection models for IT project life cycle
  • Classic WBS
  • CJM and EJM, in case of an internal client
  • SWOT-Analysis
  • Project milestones
  • SMART Goal Metrics
20 May, 06:00 UTC+2
Lesson 5
Project Documentation
  • Why project documentation is important
  • Main project documents
  • Requirements capture, DCO sessions
25 May, 06:00 UTC+2
Lesson 6
SCRUM-Based Project Implementation
  • Roles within the framework of SCRUM methodology
  • Developing product backlog, sprint, retrospective, grooming
  • Advantages and disadvantages of the methodology
  • SCRUM-based teamwork organization
  • Practical project implementation cases that use SCRUM
27 May, 06:00 UTC+2
Lesson 7
KANBAN-Based Project Implementation
  • Roles within the framework of KANBAN methodology
  • Developing product backlog, sprint, retrospective, grooming
  • Advantages and disadvantages of the methodology
  • Practical project implementation cases that use KANBAN
1 June, 06:00 UTC+2
Lesson 8
Project Communications
  • Effective communication with the client, stakeholders, and the project team
  • Conflict Management
  • Discussion, small talk, tough negotiations
  • Elevator Pitch
3 June, 06:00 UTC+2
Lesson 9
Change Management
  • Change forecasting and planning
  • Setting tasks outside of the backlog framework and issuing change requests
  • VUCA Adaptation
  • Handling objections
8 June, 06:00 UTC+2
Lesson 10
Project Completion
  • Mistakes at the project completion stage
  • Team Motivation
  • Completion criteria and other success metrics
  • Lessons learned from the project
  • Project exit checklist 
10 June, 06:00 UTC+2
Lesson 11
  • Major mistakes in project management
  • Retrospectives
  • Teamwork
  • Root cause analysis
  • Timely escalations
How do we teach
All your training is conducted in one place
You simply connect to the MY.LABA system and log into your personal account. You have access to all course materials, communicate with the teacher, do homework - everything is designed for the comfort of your training.
We will always be in touch to solve any issue!
Our clients appreciate our support. Your coach and personal manager will answer any of your questions in the training process. Feel free to contact them.
Learning is not easy but the result is worth it
Our methodologists have developed homework tasks and tests for the course. You will have to study hard to pass them all. However, nobody promised that it would be easy. After the training, you will be able to deal with any task.
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My skills:

  • selecting the necessary methodology for the project and implementing it
  • managing the budget, timelines, and changes
  • drawing up project documents
  • managing the development team effectively.
  • negotiating with stakeholders competently
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