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Pfizer Bootcamp – Project Management (Thessaloniki)


The Tech Operations, Support & Project Management Bootcamp is designed to educate and train IT specialists, in the fields of Software Engineering, Project Management, System Maintenance, problem resolution and support, in a corporate environment. The Tech Ops & Support Engineer has to be able to understand, maintain, protect, and assure the flawless functioning of the systems of the organization, and provide technical support and solutions if needed.

For this reason, it is essential to learn both basic and advanced technical skills, as well as soft skills in order to be efficient and effective in their role, work and cooperate inside a team, understand the value of these systems for the business, and be a part of the ever evolving environment in which they operate.


Duration & Schedule

The bootcamp will last 4 weeks and consists of 70 hours of lectures and hands-on exercise on real-life case studies and projects via virtual classroom environment and online collaboration platforms.

The duration of each of the training phase is described below:


Main training

Week 1
(October) 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
Weekdays(18.00 – 21.15)
(except Monday 12-Oct which is 17.15 21.15)
Weekends – (10.00 – 17.45)
Week 2
20, 21, 23, 24
Weekdays(18.00 – 21.15)
Weekends – (10.00 – 17.45)
Week 3
29, 30, 31
Weekdays(18.00 – 21.15)
Weekends – (10.00 – 17.45)
Week 4
(November) 2, 4, 6, 7
Weekdays(18.00 – 21.15)

Key Objectives – Curriculum

This program will present, explore and adequately cover with extended hands-on sessions & real-life case studies the following areas:

Fundamentals of Business,
ICT & Project Management
  • The Business Environment, Companies and Policies, the Enterprise Landscape
  • Introduction to Information Systems
  • Introduction to Software Development Projects
  • Professionalism & roles in the Industry reality
  • Data-driven management & Decision Making
  • Introduction to Project, Program and Portfolio Management
  • Overview of Project Management methodologies and standards
  • Stakeholders, implementors and Project Management
Software Engineering
  • SE Basics & Application Development Lifecycle (Requirements etc)
  • Software Development Models
  • Software Architecture, Products, Components & Design (UML, ERDs)
  • Software Estimation Techniques (Cost, Planning) (optional/briefly)
  • Software Quality Assurance
  • Agile Methodologies & Managing the Agile Project & Scrum
  • Tooling & Collaboration principles
  • Kanban Boards – Trello (like JIRA)
  • Version Control & GIT (briefly)
  • Cloud Systems Basics (briefly)
Project Management
  • Project Management Framework
  • Project Management Processes & Roles
  • Project scope, schedule, cost, resources
  • Project Quality and Management Tools
  • Breakdown Structures (WBS, CBS, RBS)
  • Risk Estimation and Management
  • Time Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Managing the Portfolio, Reporting
Managing the Agile Project & Scrum
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Scrum Theory, Concepts, Practices
  • The Roles, the Artifacts, and the Events
  • The Product Backlog
  • Production and Sprints
  • Product Vision
  • Interacting with the DevTeam
  • Running the Business, Supporting the Agile culture
  • Scaled Agile for larger projects (Nexus, SAFe, Spotify)
  • Tooling & Collaboration principles
  • Kanban Boards
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Visio/
  • Project Libre (equivalent to Microsoft Project)
Soft Skills
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Problem Solving
  • Decision Making


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Business field.
  • Solid understanding of networks, routing and switching and related protocols, security, firewalls, load balancers strongly desired.
  • A strong desire to take on new challenges for self-development and to help to contribute to operations at a higher level.
  • Energy, initiative, and a positive attitude.
  • Teamwork spirit and strong communication skills.
  • Certifications are a plus.
  • Fluent English (written and spoken).
  • Fulfilled military obligations (For Men).