System Analysis and Design: Project Management

System Analysis and Design: Project Management


Fall 2012
08/27/2012 - 12/16/2012

Course Information

Section 002
MW 13:30 - 14:50
RGC1 111
Roie Black

Section 002
MW 15:00 - 16:20
RGC1 109
Roie Black

Office Hours

  • M W
    4:30pm - 6:00pm
  • M W
    6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • T Th
    10:30am - 12:00pm
    EVC8 8130
  • T Th
    5:30pm - 7:00pm
    RGC 3130

course description

This course is designed to instruct the student in the essential concepts of
Project management as it applies to Computer Science  (IT) Projects as well as
business Projects in General.

Course Requirements

Grade Policy

90% - 100%        A

80% - 89%         B

70% - 79%        C

60% - 69%        D

0% - 59%         F


Grade Components

Exams (3) 150 points each = 450 points

Lab Projects (9) 25 points each = 225 points

Team Projects (2) 100 points each = 200 points

Peer Evaluation 125 points

Total = 1000 points


Approved Text and Teaching Materials

Information Technology Project Management (5th or 6th Edition)

Schwalbe, Thompson/Course TEchnology, ISBN: 1-4239-0145-2

Course Subjects

Week 1: Introduction to Project Management

Week 2: Introduction to Project Management

Week 3: The Project Management & Information Technology Context

Week 4: The Project Management Process Groups: A Case Study

Week 5: Project Integration Management

Week 6: Review & Exam #1

Week 7: Project Scope Management

Week 8: Project Time Management

Week 9: Project Cost Management

Week 10: Project Quality Management

Week 11: Review & Exam 2

Week 12: Project Human Resource Management

Week 13: Project Communications Management

Week 14: Project Risk Management

Week 15: Project Procurement Management

Week 16: Review & Exam 3

Student Learning Outcomes/Learning Objectives

In addition to learning and understanding project management objectives,
processes, tools and techniques, the student will be engaged through team work,
meeting scheduled milestones, utilization of  presentation skills, writing and
communications skills, analysis of real project cases, development of complete
project plans, as well as summarization and evaluation of project and people
performance. In addition the student will have the opportunity to learn the
usage of basic word processing, spread sheet, and power point tools and
Microsoft Project 2010 in dealing with the project management process.

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