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PM102: Applied Telecommunications Project Management

Proper project management is the foundation of any successful project. This course provides learners with the tools and templates to successfully manage an ICT project throughout the entire project lifecycle.

This course is designed to provide ICT professionals an opportunity to build on their existing project management skills while also exploring the steps and thought processes behind the basic principles and information necessary for managing a successful telecommunications project.

PM102 Course Information

  • Why Should You Attend?

    A successful ICT project manager requires knowledge of project management and knowledge of the telecommunications process (e.g., codes, standards, installation methods, telecommunications design).

    This five-day course provides a hands-on approach to managing real-world ICT design and installation projects and covers key steps required during the project initiation, implementation, execution and closing phases.

    You will not only learn how to manage projects from start to finish, you will be better prepared to apply these management concepts and skills in real-world situations.

    Course Highlights

    • Designing a Project Charter
    • Creating a Project Safety Plan
    • Templates for Managing Project Risk
    • Project scheduling
    • Project Stakeholder Identification
    • Cost management - EVM development
    • Develop a Procurement plan
    • Change management Tools
    • Conduct Lessons Learned
    • ICT Project Documentation
    • Build Network Diagrams
    • Leadership and Team Management
  • Who Should Attend?

    • Candidates preparing to take the RTPM exam

    • Individuals seeking a career in ICT project management

    • Installers seeking advancement to lead technicians

    • Data center professionals managing ICT projects

    • Architects/engineers who manage ICT projects
  • What Are the Prerequisites and Preparation Required?

    The PM102 course is designed for those who have a minimum of one to two years of experience in project management.

    If you do not meet these requirements, BICSI recommends that you complete PM101: Introduction to Project Management online course prior to enrolling in PM102.


    To successfully participate in our virtual classroom training, each attendee must have the following:

    • Laptop, desktop, or tablet that meet the system requirements. Click here for detailed requirements.
    • Microphone and speakers (headset recommended**)
    • Standalone webcams and/or mobile device camera for class activities.
    • Internet connection - 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended) | 3G connection or better (WiFi recommended for VoIP audio)


    Each attendee should bring a laptop or mobile device to class. 

  • What Course Materials Are Required?


    • BICSI will ship the student workbook, used in the classroom, to the physical mailing address provided by each student.


  • Can I Earn Credit?

    Yes, you can earn 35 continuing education credits (CECs) toward an existing BICSI credential recertification requirement, upon successfully completing this program.
  • What Is the Attendance Policy?

    Participation in all originally scheduled days of the program is mandatory in order to receive the certificate of completion and 35 CECs.

    Participants who fulfill the attendance requirement will receive a certificate of attendance at the end of the program. Please note that this is not the RTPM Certification, which requires a special exam application (apply by clicking on link below). 

    Apply for the RTPM Exam

    Review BICSI Course Cancellation Policy

  • How Long Is This Course?

    This course is five days long. 

Student Testimonial

“[PM102] course was a great course with a lot of good reference materials. And I really liked the hands-on format. The instructor definitely knew his stuff and provided many relevant examples.

BICSI’s [PM102] course is showing me how to efficiently manage projects and has given me tools to ensure my projects are on time and within budget. Plus I’m learning how to communicate effectively. This is a great class to help prepare me to take the RTPM exam.”

– Stan Davidson, RCDD, LEED AP®
Data Communications Designer
Dayton, Ohio, USA


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