Content includes many aspects of project management, definition of a project; characteristics of IT projects; project life cycle; project team; project management aspects; scope, time, cost, quality, human resource; communications, risk, procurement, and integration management; project planning and scheduling; Critical Path Method (CPM); project execution and monitoring; project closure; project management software.
|1.||Define key concepts of project management, particularly for Information Technology (IT) projects;|
|2.||Prepare an adequate project plan, including all project requirements, constraints and risks;|
|3.||Perform basic calculations including simple financial analyses in project management|
|4.||Discuss various project execution activities, monitor and control project scope changes, risks, issues and the delivery of project team work activities; and|
|5.||Apply appropriate project management principles to specific areas of a project.|
|Test||Two online tests (30 minutes 10% each)||20%|
|Exercise||Short answer and calculation lab-based exercise (1 hour)||20%|
|Report||Project management report - progression submission with three submission dates (Group of 4) (2000 words)||50%|
|Presentation||Group presentation (Group of 4) (15 minutes in total)||10%|
An Introduction to Project Management 6th Ed.
Schwalbe, K. (2017)
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