Project Management Concepts and Processes

Credits: 3


This course focuses on the management of projects, including (but not limited to) the management of information systems projects. Planning, organizing, staffing, and controlling projects require traditional management skills, an understanding of quality assurance techniques, and an appreciation of the business environment in which projects are embedded. This course presents an overview of project management concepts that follows the Project Management Institute's A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge. The course focuses on project planning, defining project scope, monitoring progress, and controlling projects. It also covers the politics of projects, project staff and teamwork issues, and the implementation of projects. Prerequisites: None.