PMC250 - Applied IT Project Management

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Subject Title
Applied IT Project Management

Subject Description
Students work as part of an Information Technology project team in a business organization or as part of a capstone project. Students may be placed in a project control office or on a project team in a junior capacity. Students observe ongoing project processes and decisions first hand and have the opportunity to participate in IT project work at some level.

For those students not placed in a business organization, they will be given a course of study through self-directed learning. This will involve the reviewing and critically analyzing project management related case studies on a weekly basis.

Credit Status
1 credit in the PMC program.

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

  • Contribute to the project’s success as directed OR Develop the ability to review and analize project management case studies
And
  • 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.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

Discrimination/Harassment
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

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 Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.