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Project Management in Information Technology
Project Management in IT
Spring 2017
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Concepts and basic functions of the project management body of knowledge, including scope, quality, time, cost, risk, procurement, human resource, and communication management and integration of these functions into a project management system; roles and responsibilities of various project staff.
 Articulate the key role, responsibilities and skills required of a successful Project Manager;
 Demonstrate a solid understanding of the underlying principles of project management;
 Explain the 10 project knowledge areas: Project Integration Management, Scope, Time, Cost, Quality, Human Resource, Communication, Risk, Procurement, and Stakeholder Management;
 Understand inherent trade-offs between time, costs, scope and resources;
 Recognize the five process groups of project management: Initiating, Planning, Executing, Controlling and Closing;
 Generate a WBS, Gantt charts, and Network diagrams in conjunction with project timeline in MS Project;
 Analyze the system development life cycle (SDLC) and differentiate between predictive life cycle and adaptive software development life cycle (ASD);
 Prepare a risk assessment and mitigation strategy for Information Technology;
 Formulate an IT project plan which will guide a project to completion, while addressing key management issues.
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