Project Academy Series

The Project Academy Series is a sequence of free informational and educational seminars to help prepare the state IT workforce to deliver successful projects. The objective of this series is to educate the project management workforce, project teams, and stakeholders to better equip themselves to take on and successfully deliver CA IT projects.

Intended for state employees, these seminars are typically presented by state leaders with field and subject matter expertise in California state project administration.

Upcoming Seminar:

The next Project Academy session is in development. Check back soon for further information.


Video files of several sessions are available on the Project Academy Playlist on California Department of Technology's YouTube Channel. Previous session slide decks and class handouts are available below.

Business Process Modeling – ITLA 21

Business Process Re-engineering – Why is it so important in today's business environment?

IT Contracts and Vendor Management

Data Conversion

Enterprise Architecture

Executive Sponsorship – How to be a Great Sponsor

IT Project Governance

Organizational Change Management – ITLA 21

Organizational Change Management

Pre-Implementation Activities To Improve Project Delivery

Project Requirements, Definition and Management

Project Risk and Issues

Project Schedule Management

Project Transitions: People, Process and Technology

Test Management / Quality Assurance (Q/A)