Spectramind Technologies Presents MSF Training Program

Spectramind Technologies Presents MSF Training Program

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to the Microsoft Solutions Framework

Thismodule:

• Discusses the characteristics of today's business environment that affect IT.

• Suggests some of the ways in which IT can help businesses meet its goals.

• Explains some of the factors that get in the way of successful IT projects.

• Describes where IT must direct its attention to make its projects more effective.

• Demonstrates how MSF meshes with the Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF).

After completing this module, students will be able to:

• Explain the purpose and key characteristics of MSF.

• Describe when and why MSF is used.

• Define key MSF terminology.

• Explain how improved solution strategy can alleviate the challenges to delivering technology solutions.

• Identify how the problems of a failed IT project could have been solved if MSF had been applied.

Module 2: Building an MSF Team

This module:

• Discusses some of the typical problems with challenged or failing projects.

• Demonstrates how the basic goals for successful projects contain the remedies for common project failures.

• Explains how the MSF foundational principles guide the functioning of the team.

• Presents the MSF Team Model.

• Discusses role clusters and functional areas.

• Identifies ways to scale up teams.

• Introduces feature teams and function teams.

• Defines project management and its several areas of responsibility.

Lessons

• The MSF Team Model

• MSF Role Clusters

• Scaling Teams for Project Efficiency

• A Scalable Approach to Project Management

Activity: Communicating in Teams

After completing this module, students will be able to:

• Describe the purposes and goals of each team member on an MSF project.

• Identify a role cluster’s tasks, responsibilities, and functional areas.

• Explain how to organize an MSF team with a specific number of participants.

• Identify the six quality goals that drive the team and define the team model.

• List the characteristics of effective teams.

• Explain how MSF teams can be scaled up or down depending on need.

• Explain how project management is distributed among team leads on an MSF project.

• Describe the benefits provided to the team through the project management discipline.

Module 3: Managing Project Risks

This module explains how the risk management discipline is applied to an MSF project and describes the six steps in the MSF risk management process.

Lessons

• Managing Risks Throughout the Project

• Taking Steps for Effective Risk Management

Activity: Creating Risk Plans

Activity: Identifying and Analyzing Risks

After completing this module, students will be able to:

• Explain how the risk management discipline is applied to an MSF project.

• Describe the six steps in the MSF risk management process.

Module 4: Establishing Your Project Life Cycle

This module introduces the MSF process model. In addition, it explains how the MSF team model relates to the MSF process model.

Lessons

• MSF Process Model Basics

• Clarifying Responsibilities in Each Phase

After completing this module, students will be able to:

• Describe the five phases of the MSF process model and their major milestones.

• Describe how the MSF team model relates to the MSF process model.

Module 5: Starting Your Project

This module focuses on the envisioning phase, the first of the five process model phases.

Lessons

• The MSF Envisioning Phase

• Selecting and Preparing the Project Team

• Defining the Solution

• Scoping the Solution

• Establishing a Basis for Review and Change

Activity: Drafting a Vision/Scope Document

After completing this module, students will be able to:

• Explain the goal, milestones, and deliverables of the MSF envisioning phase.

• Discuss the considerations for selecting and preparing a project team.

• Identify and describe the recommended elements of a vision and scope document.

• Explain MSF techniques for managing solution scope.

• Explain how change control and configuration management are used to maintain traceability to business goals.

Module 6: Planning Your Project

This module focuses on the planning phase, the second of the five process model phases.

Lessons

• The MSF Planning Phase

• Planning What to Build

• Planning How to Build

• Planning When Building

• Preparing the Environments

Activity: Associating Work Items with Plans

After completing this module, students will be able to:

• Explain the goal, milestones, and deliverables of the MSF planning phase.

• Describe how MSF uses three different design views to support one solution.

• Identify how the master project plan and its respective project plans guide the team on how to build the solution.

• Describe the success criteria for the MSF planning phase.

Module 7: Developing Your Solution

This module focuses on the developing phase, the third of the five process model phases.

Lessons

• The MSF Developing Phase

• Testing the Solution

After completing this module, students will be able to:

• Explain the goal, milestones, and deliverables of the MSF developing phase.

• Explain the goal, process, and output of testing during the developing phase of an MSF project.

Module 8: Stabilizing Your Solution

This module focuses on the stabilizing phase, the fourth of the five process model phases.

Lessons

• The MSF Stabilizing Phase

• Testing and Piloting for Stabilization

After completing this module, students will be able to:

• Explain the MSF Stabilizing Phase.

• Describe the tasks involved in testing and piloting a solution.

Module 9: Deploying Your Solution

This module focuses on the deploying phase, the fifth of the five process model phases. This is the phase where the team executes a plan and gets the solution into production.

Lessons

• The MSF Deploying Phase

• Deploying to a Production Environment

• Completing Your Project

After completing this module, students will be able to:

• Explain the goal, milestones, and deliverables of the MSF deploying phase.

• Describe the steps for deploying the solution to a production environment.

• Describe the recommended activities involved in completing a project.

Registration Details

Course Fee(Inclusive of Study mtl, Question bank & Case Studies, Mock Tests, etc.) :

Single Nomination:
Rs. 10,750/- + 12.36% Tax

Course Dates, Venue & Timings:

Location: Hyderabad

Venue: Flat no: 617, 4th Floor, Annpurna Block, Aditya Enclave, Ameerpet,Hyderabad-16 ,Andhra pradesh, INDIA

Timings: 0900 - 2100 hrs

Duration: 10 Days (2Hrs/Day) or 3 Days


Contact Details:
Mr. Vijay
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