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Foundation in IS Project Management

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    180 days + Exam: £495.00 + VAT
Who is this course for?

Business analysts, project leaders, business change managers and anyone who needs a thorough grounding in project management principles through online learning. Foundation in IS Project Management is also a Knowledge-based module on the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis.

About the course

AssistKD's Foundation in IS Project Management online learning course focuses on project management issues in the context of IS/IT applications. Key course areas include:

  • the nature of projects and project work
  • effective project planning
  • monitoring and control
  • change control
  • configuration management
  • quality issues
  • project estimation and risk
  • project organisation and communication

The course acts as an important first stepping stone in acquiring a more formal knowledge of IS/IT project management principles and is ideal for those about to take up a management role for the first time.

How is the course structured?

The Foundation in IS Project Management online learning course allows users to learn the syllabus content at their own pace, in their own time. Combining interactive course content, tutor audio and numerous multiple choice questions, the course forms a flexible and comprehensive path to the BCS Foundation in IS Project Management examination. For the duration of the course, delegates will also receive access to an electronic version of the Foundation in IS Project Management course manual that is provided with classroom courses. 

Is there an exam?

Yes. This online learning course thoroughly prepares participants for the BCS Foundation in IS Project Management examination. The examination is a one-hour, closed book multiple choice examination that tests the participant's knowledge of the Foundation in IS Project Management syllabus. This certificate contributes to the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis, as shown below:

Foundation in IS Project Management Diploma Structure

The examination is included in the price of the online course. The exam can be taken at home via online proctoring. Further instructions on how to book your exam will be given by the AssistKD online learning team upon purchase of the course and exam.

Please note that you will require a webcam and to be able to download a piece of software called Questionmark to sit your exam at home. As an alternative, you can sit your exam at your local Pearson VUE Examination Centre. However, the Centre may be closed due to the government Covid-19 restrictions. If you require this option, please contact us before purchasing to check the position.

Anything else?

Purchasers of this course will also receive a complimentary copy (including delivery) of the BCS publication 'Project Management for IT-Related Projects – 2nd Edition'.

This course was written by our team of training consultants, who bring their substantial experience of business analysis projects to the programme.

The questions within the course were also written be experienced BCS examiners. This helps users to thoroughly prepare for the examination.

What’s next?

If this course is part of your BCS Diploma in Business Analysis programme you have a choice of further modules which include the Core BA Diploma modules, Business Analysis Practice and Requirements Engineering. Candidates who have already completed the Foundation in IS Project Management also need to pass one of the Specialist Practitioner modules, from Benefits Management and Business Acceptance, Systems Modelling Techniques, Modelling Business Processes, Systems Development Essentials and Data Management Essentials. The structure of the certification is shown here.

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