IT Project Management

Effective Global Program Management for IT (Peak Performance)

Course Overview
Today's technology and business initiatives have broken free of the local enterprise by expanding to involve organizations and workers across the far reaches of the globe. In this report, Paula Wagner, project management expert and co-author of the popular new book, Global Program Management, discusses the rise of global program management and offers advice and best practices that will improve the design, delivery and management of global IT and business programs in your organization.

Track: Peak Performance
Methodologies and proven practices that advance the management skills of IT professionals

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Understand global program management; what it really involves and how it differs from standard project management;
  • Recognize the challenges faced by global program managers;
  • Identify best practices to follow in order to be successful with GPM;
  • Understand the specific role of the program manager and the skills, attributes and competencies needed to be successful at it.

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Paula Wagner - Presenter
Paula Wagner, PMP, is a senior project manager/senior business manager for CNN Broadcast Engineering System Technology at Turner Broadcasting Systems. She teaches Project and Program Management at the DeVry/Keller Graduate School of Management.

Software & Hardware Requirements:

  • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
  • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 8 or higher
  • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
  • Ram: 256 MB minimum
  • Sound card with speakers/headphones
  • Windows or Mac OS

Price (USD)

Standard Rate: $29.00
Subscribers: $29.00
Pillsbury U Online: $29.00
Metro State Univ: FREE


Course Code : WIT-1832

Course Level : N/A

Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning

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