This unit aims to give Information Systems and Management students an appreciation of the importance of a thorough understanding of contemporary project management techniques, both technical and human. It concentrates on both the management of Information Technology (IT) projects and the use of computer software in the management of these and other projects. It also aims to show how knowledge of the appropriate application of such skills is becoming vital to Information Systems professionals and managers in the performance of their many functions in an organisation.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
A comprehensive list of recommended readings will be provided at the commencement of the unit in the unit guide and weekly recommended readings will be highlighted in lecture materials.
This unit is not compulsory for any specific course. Depending on the course you study, this unit may be taken as an elective.