Presentation on theme: "Copyright Course Technology 1999 1 School of Information Technology B327 Information Systems Specification."— Presentation transcript:
Copyright Course Technology 1999 1 School of Information Technology B327 Information Systems Specification
Copyright Course Technology 1999 2 Unit Overview This unit gives students project management experience in Information Technology, undertaking project management context and processes, such as project integration, scope, time, cost, human resource, communication, risk and procurement management. Other topics such as initiating projects, planning projects, executing projects, controlling projects, audit and project closure is also covered. There is further emphasis on project quality management, standards and configuration management by carrying out work in small groups. The unit emphasis is on disciplined management and quality control by participation in a practical planning of software development.
Copyright Course Technology 1999 3 Learning Objectives Understanding project management for success Demonstrate knowledge of project management Apply project management concepts Use Microsoft Project 98 Appreciate the importance of good project management Demonstrate competence in giving oral presentations
Copyright Course Technology 1999 4 Active participation, student presentations of project management concepts, project planning will be used to aid in understanding APPROACH: Active participation, student presentations of project management concepts, project planning will be used to aid in understanding
Copyright Course Technology 1999 5 List of Topics Issues : Application Area Knowledge Requirements Engineering Methodologies Covered : 9 Knowledge Areas in PM Framework Core functions: Scope, time, cost quality Facilitating functions: HR, communication, risk, procurement PM Integration with tools and techniques
Copyright Course Technology 1999 6 Information Technology Project Management Kathy Schwalbe Second edition Course Technology – Thompson Learning ISBN 0-619-03528-5
Copyright Course Technology 1999 7 The unit web-site is at: ftp://ftp.it.murdoch.edu.au/pub/units/b327/ www.course.com www.pmi.orgwww.pmi.org The Project Management Institute (PMI) has several articles online under publications, PM Network Online. PMI's Online Bookstore is also available under publications. www.aipm.comwww.aipm.com The Australian Institute of Project Management Web site has links to other project management Web sites in several countries. www.4pm.comwww.4pm.com The Project Management Control Tower also has some articles online. All students enrolled in this unit are required to have Internet access and refer to the ftp site regularly.
Copyright Course Technology 1999 8 In order to pass this unit you must: 1. achieve a satisfactory performance (normally 50%) in the final examination, and 2. achieve a satisfactory performance (normally 50%) in the assignment component.