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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.
Session, Dates: 7 (06/03/2013 - 07/27/2013)
Time: 06:00 - 10:00 pm
Location: Moon Campus
Room: Wheatley Center 111
Seats Available: 13 Seats
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.
Robert J. Skovira, Ph.D.
University Professor of Computer and Information Systems
Computer and Information Systems
Wheatley Center 323