Requirements: Must meet RCB upper division course requirements and 45 semester hours.
CSP: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.
This course examines the defining characteristics of IT projects, especially involving the development of software intensive systems, and introduces the student to a variety of project management techniques that can be applied in an IT project context. This course provides an introduction to the disciplined approaches to IT project management. While IT projects are similar in some ways to other types of projects, they pose unique challenges for the managers and organizations that undertake them. This course will give students an understanding of the most common processes, tools, techniques, and theories that are necessary to manage IT projects. Managing IT projects that follow both plan driven traditional development methods as well as agile methods will be covered.