Builds on the principles and techniques introduced in the Project Management Institute's A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) 5th ed., while addressing elements specific to IT project management. Topics include IT project manager responsibilities; implications of organizational structures; IT project selection and governance; business owner, end-user, and SME responsibilities; scheduling and control of project operations, planning, budgeting and staffing; multiple methodologies and their characteristics; quality assurance vs. quality control; scope management, risk, and change control; and IT project success measures. Students will have the opportunity to apply course content to a semester research project. The text material will be integrated with the PMBOK, 5th ed., and supplemented with case studies and outside readings.
Units: 3 , Offered: Summer 2015