Course title   

Project Management

Course Codes          

IT6502

Level  

6

Status            

Compulsory

Credits

15

Prerequisite 

Communications for IT

Course offered in

Refer to Programme Course Selection Sheet

Co-requisites

None

Duration

1 trimester

           

Aim

  • To enable learners to explain the requirements of project planning and control, and use best practice project management techniques and software to manage tasks
  • To enable learners to incorporate typical IT industry practices into project management activities

 

 

Course content

The knowledge areas identified in the Project Management Institute’s PMBOK contextualised for application in the Information Technology industry, Practical application of project planning and control tools, Significant issues relating to managing people in projects, Agile software development (Jira, VSTS), Code versioning, Project risk

 

 

Learning objectives

  1. Define, select, and explain current theories and practices from the current Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) knowledge areas
  2. Apply knowledge from the PMBOK knowledge areas and demonstrate this using appropriate practices and software
  3. Explain and explore techniques to deal with significant human resources issues relevant to IT project management

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