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Project Management Foundations - INFS2040

Year - 2018

Projects are a common way of managing organisational transformation and change, the development of new products and the implementation of Information Technology (IT) in business. Information Systems (IS) business analysts will work in projects and need an understanding of both project management and the project environment. This unit will introduce you to the end-to-end project management lifecycle as described in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). You will learn how to successfully manage projects from initiation through execution to completion. The focus of this unit will be on the management, execution, and coordination of project activities. To this end you will learn hands-on project management techniques and gain first hand experience with a modern online project management platform, including an introduction to agile project management methodologies.

Classes
1x 3hr seminar per week

Assessment
group assignment (30%), mid-term exam (20%), final exam (50%)

Assumed knowledge
INFS1000 or INFO1000 or INFO1003 or INFO1903

Prohibitions

INFO3402 or ENGG1850

Details

Faculty: Business (Business School)

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Business Information Systems
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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