Module Descriptor School of Computer Science and Statistics
|Module Name||PROJECT MANAGEMENT|
|Module Short Title|
|Contact Hours||Two semesters, 1.5 hr lecture per week|
After successfully completing this module students will be able to:
Make appropriate decisions concerning
Form and develop a project team with consideration of the skills and roles required
Develop and integrate core management plans needed for a project (scope, quality, schedule, budget, cost and communication)
Effectively use project management software to support functions such as:
This module introduces the student to how projects and project teams are managed within the IS environment. It covers universal concepts, principles and terminology of project and programme management. It also covers how project teams are built and managed and how to keep the team moving forward. Students practice how to build project proposals, how to plan and how to monitor progress using industry standard tools. Particular attention is given to perennial issues in IS projects such as communication, cost, quality and risk.
|Recommended Reading List|
Kloppenborg, T. J. (2011) Project Management: A Contemporary Approach, International Edition (second Ed.), Cengage Learning. (ebook available)
All of above assessment details are yet to be confirmed.
|Academic Year of Data||2014/15|