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Information Technology Project Management (UMTIT282)   Register Online

This course covers the fundamental project management principles and methodologies for managing the software development life-cycle and process models. Topics include: process metrics; software project planning; monitoring, control, and schedule mechanisms; budget estimates; risk assessment; and leadership, motivation, and team building.


To help students apply good project management practice to the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) in order to reduce IT project failure.
What You Will Learn

  • How project management can be used to manage the System Development Life Cycle
  • How to elicit requirements by using a broad range of techniques, including P/E diagrams, context diagrams, structured English, flow charts, JAD sessions, rapid prototyping, and time-boxed scheduling
  • How to use standard project management planning and control techniques, such as Gantt charts, PERT/CPM charts, milestone charts, S-curves, resource histograms and the earned value method

PMBOK® Guide Process Areas

  • Initiating
  • Planning
  • Executing
  • Controlling
  • Closing

PMBOK® Guide Knowledge Areas

  • Project Human Resource Management
  • Project Integration Management
  • Project Time Management
  • Project Scope Management
  • Project Quality Management
  • Project Communications Management
  • Project Cost Management
  • Project Risk Management
  • Project Procurement Management
  • Project Stakeholder Management


Managing Projects in Organizations
  • Course modules containing cutting-edge knowledge developed by renowned experts in project management
  • Course Textbook: Managing Projects in Organizations, by Dr. J. Davidson Frame
  • Think & Review section for each module
  • Answers to the Think & Review section
  • Final exam
  • Certificate of Completion

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