ISIT 312 Project Management for IT • 5 Cr.
Combines traditional project management with modern approaches adopted by lean and agile methods. Students will examine and apply project management concepts with emphasis on current IT methodologies and tools to gather information about the responsibilities and resources required to accomplish tasks and calculate the overall cost to plan a project. Students will define projects, determine resource requirements, write requests for proposals, define and sequence tasks, and create project schedules. Prerequisite: Admission to the BAS Information Systems and Technology program or permission of instructor.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
- Formulate problems and ideas or opportunities into clear objectives by defining project scope, choosing an approach, and developing a project schedule and budget using both Predictive and Agile methodologies
- Demonstrate proficiency in both writing and analysis of request-for-proposals
- Develop and support processes to prioritize projects/initiatives, allocate resources, and track the performance of the project portfolio and related investments
- Develop leadership, presentation and communication skills, formulate stakeholder management practices and apply team-building capabilities
- Create deliverables, including a SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats) analysis, program proposal, program charter and program objectives.
- Differentiate when PERT & GANT charts should be used and how to analyze them.
- Organize and design roles related to the Scrum framework including Development Team, Scrum Master, and Product Owner.