INM410 - Interactive Project Management

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Subject Title
Interactive Project Management

Subject Description
This course takes students through the foundations of project management specific to the management of Interactive and Media related projects.
Topics covered under this course will include scope evaluation and management, resource management and team building, time management and scheduling, learning to develop a work and task breakdown structure and developing a project plan. Students will develop skills that help them in managing the client through the entire production process including planning, budgeting, researching, documentation, implementation and delivery. This course will also introduce students to the different project management methodologies commonly used in the Industry.

Credit Status
Interactive Media Design Diploma
 

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
 

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the different phases of project management
  2. Perform detailed requirements gathering and needs analysis
  3. Review, evaluate and develop a production brief
  4. Identify the scope of a project and demonstrate the ability to document it
  5. Identify the critical components of a project and develop a work breakdown structure
  6. Develop project roles, responsibilities and relationships across various stakeholders
  7. Estimate timeline and develop a production schedule
  8. Asses the scope and allocate budgets to different parts of the production process
  9. Create a project plan using current project management software’s
  10. Demonstrate the ability to monitor project progress and goals across established milestones
  11. Evaluate risk and allocate contingencies across the life of a project
  12. Select and develop different types of project documentation for different stages of the project
  13. Demonstrate the management of various stakeholders across the project
 

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Academic Integrity
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Please visit the Academic Integrity website http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

Discrimination/Harassment
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.