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CIS Project Management

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This course addresses the processes and skills needed for successful project management in the computer information systems and technology environment of business. Topics include project scoping, estimating, scheduling, budgeting, tracking, and controlling.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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    Defining the Project

    • Construct a project work breakdown structure.
    • Define the project, program, and portfolio.
    • Explain the relationship between business strategy and Project Management (PM) strategy.
    • Apply a model for selecting projects.

    The Project Plan

    • Create a project scope statement.
    • Estimate a project’s time and cost.
    • Apply project risk management methods.

    Leading, Managing, and Controlling Projects

    • Examine qualities of an effective project manager.
    • Examine the techniques of managing a project.
    • Explain inter-organizational PM and outsourcing.
    • Evaluate project performance and progress.

    Complexity and Agile Project Management

    • Explain the factors that cause complexity and uncertainty in project management.
    • Explain how complexity and uncertainty affect the completion of a project.
    • Examine how agile and extreme project management methods can address complexity and uncertainty.
    • Compare various project management models.

    Enterprise-Level Project Management

    • Explain processes for enterprise-level project portfolio management.
    • Analyze tools for continuous process improvement.

    Managing the Realities of Projects

    • Analyze prevention and intervention strategies for distressed projects.
    • Analyze methods of managing multi-team projects.
    • Describe the functions of a project support office.
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