Principles of Configuration Management - PCM

Business Skills College
1 day
Multiple locations

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About this course

This course helps teams and organisations manage system (engineering, software, paperwork) changes in an organised way.

It is an interactive course using syndicate exercises to consolidate learning that discusses roles and responsibilities, key definitions and configuration management processes.  It introduces how configuration management has evolved and is applied within the MOD but looks at the wider applicability of its principles.  The course provides a basic overview of the subject and assumes no prior knowledge.

What you will learn

You will learn:
  • a broad understanding of configuration management and its constituent processes
  • constructed basic models for each element of a generic configuration management process

How will this course help my career?

Effective configuration management impacts significantly on the cost of a project and reliability of the systems or equipment it is providing throughout their life cycle.  This course provides sufficient understanding to contribute to the configuration management process and a foundation to progress to practitioner level.  Configuration management principles also have applicability to any change management role.    

Can I attend this course?

This course is suitable for the following type(s) of applicant.
  • Industry
  • Internationals
  • Military
  • MOD Civil Servants
  • Partners Across Government (PAG)

How will I learn?