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2019-2020 Catalog
CIS 3526: IT Project Management

Course Description for IT Project Management

CIS3526: IT Project Management
3
Prerequisite:  COP2220
Description: This course introduces today's best practices in information technology project management. Students are challenged to incrementally create mock project plans and change requests to demonstrate comprehension of scope, time, cost, quality, human resources, communications, risk, procurement and stakeholder management techniques to successfully execute projects. Projects are a group assignment so students leverage their combined interests and knowledge in computer science, information science, information systems, and information technology to imagineer their projects. Formation of project change requests will require creative and analytical thinking to resolve challenges unique to the design, implementation, configuration and maintenance of IT infrastructures and/or software programs. Students who pass this course are eligible to pursue the Associate of Project Management certification (CAPM), an internationally recognized credential in the project management field.