PMC230 - IT Project Management Case Studies

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Subject Title
IT Project Management Case Studies

Subject Description
Students examine a variety of Information Technology projects that have been completed, are planned, or are in progress. Processes, progress, and management of each IT project are analyzed in groups, and strengths, weaknesses and alternative approaches discussed. Industry IT professionals recruited as guest speakers share experiences in managing specific IT projects.

Credit Status
1 credit in the PMC program.

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

  •     Critically assess various approaches to project management
  •     Identify Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats presented in various project environments
  •     Analyze project activities
  •     Assess situational challenges, project practices and progression
  •     Identify best practices of project management

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.

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.

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

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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