INFS4810-C1 Project Management    (Spring 2014)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor
Course Details
This course satisfies part of the Communication Skills graduation requirement.

This section is Communication Skills intensive. Communication Skills I-V must be completed before taking this course.

Program Requirements


Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account.
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Session, Dates: 2 (01/11/2014 - 03/07/2014)

Days: ONLINE

Time: -

Location: Internet/Online

Room:

Seats Available: 7 Seats

Credits: 3

The following additional fees apply to this section:   Fully Online Fee : $150.00

Course Description

INFS4810 Project Management, the capstone course, utilizes an Information Systems Project Management Taxonomy to provide the student with an integrated theoretical and practical perspective of technology and information systems as process and functional components of an organization. Emphasis is on the roles that people, information, information systems quality, and technology play in the application of the nine Knowledge Areas and five Process Groups that comprise the Common Body of Knowledge for Information Systems Project Management. Particular emphasis is placed in the five Process Groups?initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing--- for information systems projects that are needed to provide the various types information systems which provide a competitive advantage in both inter-organizational and international environments and yet serve the needs of both the users and management. As an underlying tenet for the nine Functional Areas, the course emphasizes refining individual communications skills necessary to the field of information systems project planning and management. The student completes Chapter Questions and case studies, practices team problem solving techniques, participates in structured group discussions, conducts research, writes reports, and gives oral presentations.

Prerequisites: 90 credits and COSK2220 or COSK2225

About The Instructor

Walt Pilof, M.B.A.
Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Systems
 Computer and Information Systems

pilof@rmu.edu
412-397-6451 phone
412-397-6469 fax
Wheatley Center 328

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