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STARTS ON March 12, 2024 Application Deadline: February 29, 2024
DURATION 12 Weeks Online (4-5 hours/ week)
ELIGIBILITY Any Graduate/ Diploma holder
STARTS ON March 12, 2024 Application Deadline: February 29, 2024
DURATION 12 Weeks Online (4-5 hours/ week)
PROGRAMME FEE INR 1,10,000 + GST View Payment Plan to know more

Programme Overview

Do you want to:

  • Transition to Information Technology Project Management roles?
  • Manage projects for clientele across the globe?
  • Explore how in-time and efficient project delivery can accelerate your career.

The Certificate Programme in IT Project Management by ISB Executive Education is a must for professionals who want to embrace digital disruption, adopt lean techniques, and use tools that adapt to increasingly agile environments.

  • Acquire actionable, industry-specific knowledge to adeptly manage software project delivery, mitigate risks, and enhance business value.
  • Utilise advanced project management tools such as MS Project and @RISK to ensure the achievement of desired business objectives and outcomes.
  • Acquire PMP Certification Training to build confidence for the PMP Certification Exam and also to succeed in the Project Manager post.
  • Gain exclusive access to Emeritus Career Services, empowering you with proactive career management tools and resources.

Why ISB Executive Education?

  • #1

    Research Ranking in India

  • 50k+

    Executive Network

  • #4

    B-School in Asia

Programme Highlights

Pre-Recorded Videos For Self-paced Learning from Top ISB Faculty

Hands-on Activities

Graded Assignments*

Case Studies

Practice Quizzes

Self-study Discussions

4-Week Capstone Project

PMP Certification Training

- All programme content is delivered via recorded sessions. ISB faculty will not be a part of weekly live sessions or any other live interaction in this programme. We have a curated panel of eminent programme leaders who will be conducting the weekly live doubt-clearing sessions.
- The final number of quizzes, assignments and discussions will be confirmed closer to the programme start.
- *Assignments are graded either by programme leaders who are available to support participants in their learning journey and/or by the Emeritus grading team.
- Programme leaders are domain experts who will clear your doubts and guide you through your learning journey.

Learning Material on Tools (Optional)

- All product and company names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. Use of them does not imply any affiliation with or endorsement by them.
- The following tools will be taught to you via recorded sessions. The content will be from Atlassian University in the form of pre-recorded demo videos.
- These sessions are optional and do not count towards your final evaluation.
- Please note that the fee does not cover any payments required for certifications offered by the tools or tool subscriptions.

PMP Certification Training (Optional)

This module is specially designed to deliver 35 hours of PMP Certification Training to help participants build confidence for the PMP Certification Exam and also to succeed as Project Manager post.

The training will be conducted as per the latest PMI guidelines. It will cover the three new performance domains – People, Process & Business Environment and Predictive, Agile & Hybrid Lifecycles. The learning topics in this training come directly from the PMP exam content outline (ECO). It gives you required 35 contact hours (35 PDUs) as prescribed and authorised by PMI.

The focus of the PMP Certification training module is to impart in-depth knowledge on project management and get the required 35 PDUs from PMI.

  • Lesson 1: Creating a High-Performing Team
  • Lesson 2: Starting the Project
  • Lesson 3: Doing the Work
  • Lesson 4: Keeping the Team on Track
  • Lesson 5: Keeping the Business in Mind
  • Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to the Project Management Professional (PMP) Examinatio Content Outline
  • 35 hours of professional training as per PMI® recommendation.
  • Highly interactive training using case studies, audio/video and live discussions.
  • Guidance, Do’s & Don’ts and Tips & Tricks for PMP® Certification Exam.
  • Solving over 150 thought provoking PMP exam like situational questions in the training.
  • Crisply prepared training material use in class and to revise after training.
  • A certificate of 35 hours of training to apply for PMP Exam.
  • An excellent post training support until you pass the exam, from PMWares.
  • Three months access to online questions bank and simulated mock exams.
  • A mentor/guide forever to guide you in your preparation, application, audit response and help resolving issues at work, from PMWares.

-PMP certification training is optional and do not count towards your final evaluation.

Key Programme Takeaways

  • Learn how to define IT project management
  • Differentiate between IT project management and project management in other sectors
  • List types of stakeholder and how to perform stakeholder analysis
  • Gain knowledge of agile software development practices, and planning and governance of large projects and programmes
  • Acquire the ability to use basic project management tools and software techniques
  • Achieve competency in planning and developing a comprehensive project plan and software development life cycle
  • Learn about project network scheduling and crashing, project monitoring, project evaluation, among other core aspects of project management
  • Benefit from a project management simulation module that will help you immediately apply your learnings and prepare for an industry role
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Who is this Programme for?

This programme will benefit:

  • Early-career professionals who want to improve their IT operations management systems, processes and best practices to play a bigger role in their organisation
  • Mid-level professionals looking to enhance their skills in IT Project Management to transition to project management roles and lead teams
  • Consultants who would like to help organisations and clients in formulating their IT operations strategy, analytics and process management

Past Participant Profile

Work Experience Past Participant Experience
Top Industries
  • Information Technology
  • Banking & Finance
  • Consulting
  • Electronics
  • Others*

*(Others include Ed-Tech, Healthcare, Manufacturing)

Top Functions
  • Information Technology Engineering
  • Admin & HR
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Finance
  • Others*

*(Others include Purchasing, Finance & Accounting)

Past participants of Emeritus work at

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Note: *All product and company names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. Use of them does not imply any affiliation with or endorsement by them.

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Programme Certificate

Upon successfully completing the programme with a minimum 70% score, you will be awarded a certificate in Certificate Programme in IT Project Management from ISB Executive Education.

Sample Certificate
Sample Certificate

Note: All certificate images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of ISB.

Programme Faculty

Professor Vijaya Sunder M

Assistant Professor (Practice) of Operations Management

Academic Director of Centre for Business Innovation

Professor Vijaya Sunder M’s research and teaching interests include Operational Excellence, Project Management, Continuous Improvement, among others. He is a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, PMP, ISO 9001:2015 Quality Lead Auditor, and Lean Facilitator, with about 15 years of industry experience across global corporations that include Citi, American Express, Barclays and the World Bank. Vijaya has authored two books and published more than 40 research papers in several reputed outlets. Vijaya holds a Ph.D. in Operational Excellence from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, MBA from the Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning and a gold medalist in Bachelor of Engineering from the Anna University.

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Professor Deepa Mani

Professor of Information Systems

Deputy Dean of Digital learning & Executive Education

Professor Deepa Mani’s research interests are at the intersection of technology, organisation, and society. Her research articles have been published in leading academic journals. Professor Deepa works closely with industry to drive innovation and strategies for the digital economy. She also works closely with the central and state governments to explore the impact of technology interventions in areas such as education, healthcare and urbanisation. Deepa completed her undergraduate education from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University and her graduate education from Carnegie Mellon University. She received her doctorate degree from the University of Texas at Austin.

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Programme Modules

  • “What is a Project?” and “What a Project is not?”
  • What is IT Project Management?
  • Project Life Cycle
  • Knowledge Areas for Project Management
  • Project Team and Project Careers
  • IT Business Strategy Alignment
  • Financial Criteria Based Selection
  • Portfolio Approach to Managing IT Projects
  • Understanding Organization Culture and Structure for Project Management
  • Stakeholder analysis and Stakeholder Register
  • Project Proposal
  • Project Feasibility
  • Project Charter
  • Introduction to Project Planning - Scope and Scheduling
  • Requirements Gathering
  • Creating Use Cases
  • Decomposing Project Work (Work Breakdown Structure)
  • Activity Sequencing
  • Schedule Planning
  • Estimation Methods and Gantt Chart
  • Critical Path Method: Forward Pass, Backward Pass, Float
  • Introduction to Project Planning (Risk Planning)
  • Risk Planning in Scheduling: Program Evaluation and Review Technique (three-point estimation)
  • Triangular Distribution and Risk Planning using Simulation
  • Risk Analysis
  • Plan Risk Responses
  • Introduction to Project Planning (Resourcing and Budgeting)
  • Resource Types and Resource Decisions
  • Resource Loading
  • Resource Constrained Projects
  • Resource Loading in Time-Constrained Projects
  • Estimating Project Costs, Reserve Analysis and Cost of Quality
  • Introduction to Project Execution
  • Project Fast Tracking
  • Project Crashing
  • Introduction to Project Monitoring, Control and Closure
  • Earned Value Management
  • Project Communications Management
  • Conflict Management in Projects
  • Change Management in Projects
  • Project Closure
  • Introduction to Graded Quiz
  • Graded Quiz with 30 questions (Similar to PMP exam)
  • Fundamentals of Agile
  • Agile Values
  • Advantages & Disadvantages of Agile
  • Scrum : Introduction
  • Scrum Roles: Product Owner, Scrum Master & Development Team
  • Strategies for using Scrum
  • Scrum Events: Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Retrospective and Sprint Review
  • Understanding & Creating User Stories, Theme & Epic
  • Lesson 1: Creating a High-Performing Team
  • Lesson 2: Starting the Project
  • Lesson 3: Doing the Work
  • Lesson 4: Keeping the Team on Track
  • Lesson 5: Keeping the Business in Mind
  • Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to the Project Management Professional (PMP) Examinatio Content Outline

Modules/ topics are indicative only, and the suggested time and sequence may be dropped/modified/ adapted to fit the total programme hours.

ISB Executive Network

ISB Executive Network benefits include:

  • ISB Executive Education Newsletters with the latest updates
  • Networking opportunities via ISB Executive Network Group on LinkedIn
  • Exclusive invitations to Online and Offline events like Webinars, Conferences, and Master Classes, amongst others
  • Preferential pricing with 10% discount on programme fee on ISB Executive Education programmes
  • Upgrade to Executive Alumni status by completing 100+ learning hours

Emeritus Career Services

15 Recorded Sessions and Resources in the Following Categories (Please note: These sessions are not live):

  • Resume & Cover Letter
  • Navigating Job Search
  • Interview Preparation
  • LinkedIn Profile Optimisation

Please note:

  • ISB or Emeritus do NOT promise or guarantee a job or progression in your current job. Career Services is only offered as a service that empowers you to manage your career proactively. The Career Services mentioned here are offered by Emeritus. ISB is NOT involved in any way and makes no commitments regarding the Career Services mentioned here.
  • This service is available only for Indian residents enrolled into select Emeritus programmes.
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Last Date to Apply: February 29, 2024

The Learning Experience

What is it like to learn with the learning collaborator, Emeritus?

More than 300,000 professionals globally, across 200 countries, have chosen to advance their skills with Emeritus and its educational learning partners. In fact, 90 percent of the respondents of a recent survey across all our programme said that their learning outcomes were met or exceeded. All the contents of the course would be made available to students at the commencement of the course. However, to ensure the programme delivers the desired learning outcomes, the students may appoint Emeritus to manage the delivery of the programme in a cohort-based manner during the course period the cost of which is already included in the overall Course fee of the course.

A dedicated programme support team is available 7 days a week to answer questions about the learning platform, technical issues, or anything else that may affect your learning experience.

In collaboration with Emeritus

Erulearning Solutions Private Limited (a company incorporated in India) is a subsidiary of Eruditus Learning Solutions Pte Ltd (a company incorporated in Singapore), and operates under the brand name of 'Eruditus' and 'Emeritus'.

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