Articulate the growing need for better project management, especially for

information technology (IT) projects

•  Explain what a project is, provide examples of IT projects, list various

attributes of projects, and describe constraints of project management

•  Define project management and discuss key elements of the project

management framework, including project stakeholders, the project

management knowledge areas, common tools and techniques, and

project success

•  Discuss the relationship between project, program, and portfolio

management and the contributions each makes to enterprise success

•  Summarize the role of project managers by describing what they do,

what skills they need, the talent triangle, and career opportunities for IT

project managers

•  Recall key aspects of the project management profession, including

important components of its history, the role of professional organizations

like the Project Management Institute (PMI), the importance of certification

and ethics, and the advancement of project management software