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Course Description

Introduces students to basic project management concepts and reinforces those concepts through the use of project management software.  Provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to plan, organize and control information technology projects.  Key topics include monitoring and controlling schedules, progress reporting, risk management, quality management, cost management as well as contracting and procurement.  Graduate students will analyze a case study; present it to the class; and provide a 10-15 page written report on the case study analysis to the instructor.  Prerequisites:  CIS 301 or MGMT 320 or permission of instructor.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand project management design, implementation, and development 
  • Recognize issues in real-world project scenarios 
  • Employ strategies to address issues related to the project management 
  • Identify and use key performance metrics for project success 
  • Use appropriate scheduling technique 
  • Write project proposals 

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Systems Development