"Under pressure, you don’t rise to the occasion, you sink to the level of your training.”
Dr Ted's IT Project Leadership Training facilitates practical skill development of IT project managers and technical leads. A selection of online courses provides relevant and intensive learning journeys for IT professionals working on complex IT solution implementation projects with business processes, multi-vendor environments and technical architectures. More about course content.
The training content is based on 30,000 hours of Dr Ted's personal hands-on experience from 36 business IT solution delivery projects between 2005 and 2020. Dr Ted has over 15 years of international IT project work experience on the client-side, in a consulting organization and in an enterprise software company after extensive PhD-level university studies. More about Dr Ted.
Online Learning Journeys with Dr Ted
Learning journeys can be tailored to individual needs and will evolve iteratively:
Online learning experience with Dr Ted:
"A true teacher would never tell you what to do. But would give you the knowledge with which you could decide what would be best for you to do.”
- Christopher Pike
Contents of Dr Ted's Online Courses
Each online course covers one of 10 IT Project Phases:
Each online course will cover 10 IT Project Leadership Skills to perform better in daily IT project situations by proactively leading the scope, cost, schedule, quality and risks:
"Any fool can know. The point is to understand.”
- Albert Einstein
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about Dr Ted's Online Training
Dr Ted's IT Project Leadership Online Training is based on Dr Ted's (aka Teemu Leppänen) over 30,000 hours of personal hands-on experience from 36 business IT solution delivery projects as project manager, solution architect, business analyst or application developer. Dr Ted was also the responsible IT project manager in 21 out of those 36 projects. Before starting his IT career Dr Ted completed PhD in computational physics and information science, and M.Sc.&B.Sc. in computational engineering, electrical engineering and mathematics at the Helsinki University of Technology (nowadays Aalto University), and B.Sc. in social psychology and psychology at the University of Helsinki in Finland. Since 2005 Dr Ted has over 15 years of international client-facing IT project work experience on the client-side, in a consulting organization and in an enterprise software company. Dr Ted's CV (in LinkedIn). You can personally contact Dr Ted via his consulting company.
Dr Ted's IT Project Leadership Online Training is currently being produced based on Dr Ted's popular instructor-led classroom training courses. Dr Ted's first online courses will be launched in 2021. Please leave your email below to receive updates and special offers on Dr Ted's online courses. You will also get the opportunity to join Dr Ted's online course co-creation community to get a sneak peek of Dr Ted's new online courses (free of charge).
"The more you sweat in training, the less you bleed in combat."
- Richard Marcinko
NOTE: The resources provided below are not the most extensive sources of background knowledge. The purpose of these lists is to give an idea of the expected knowledge level and a starting point for effective and relevant pre-study to maximize the learning opportunity from Dr Ted’s training. Also remember to check the course-specific pre-requisites (listed on the page of each course).
General Pre-requisites: IT Topics and Terminology
General Pre-requisites: Personal Leadership Skills
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