IT Program and Project Management
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- 28 Aug 2023
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Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Develop skills in the application of agile and waterfall methods, concepts, and controls to IT Program and Project Management
2. Demonstrate knowledge of Program and Project Management tools and techniques
3. Apply cognitive skills and ability to identify, analyse, and articulate the importance of team building, program and project risk, and time cost management4. Using management software to help plan and manage information technology programs and projects
5. Communicate effectively as a professional and function as an effective leader or member of a team
- Introduction to Information Technology Program and Project Management and agile and waterfall methods
- Nature of programs and projects, program and project management and program and project management frameworks and methods
- Organisation structure and change within an organisation
- The business case and the project proposal [charter/plan]
- Program and Project management life cycle including planning, execution, control and closure
- Managing program and project communication, schedule, cost, scope, procurement, quality and risk management
- Managing teams
- Alternative approaches to program and project management
- Monitoring and evaluation of a program’s and project’s success
Prerequisites 125 cps AND INF20011 Mobile Business and Social Media OR INF20029 Digital Business Analysis and Design OR SWE20004 Technical Software Development Equivalent INF30029 Information Technology Project Management
No additional requirements
This unit provides students the opportunity to explore various approaches to planning and managing information technology programs and projects. Students will consider issues relating to the development and implementation of technology based on various lifecycle models, frameworks and agile and waterfall methodologies. The main emphasis will relate to the use of agile and waterfall methods, tools, techniques, and processes for planning and managing IT programs and projects. This unit will also expand upon PMBoK [Project Management Body of Knowledge] concepts, scrum concepts and integrate several recent developments in relation to understanding the human side of IT project management, such as stakeholder analysis and human resources management.
- Assignment 1 (25-35%%)
- Assignment 2 (30-50%%)
- Assignment 3 (25-35%%)
Current study term: 27 Aug 23 to 26 Nov 23
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