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Advanced Topics in IT Project Management - INFO6010

This unit will explore the limitations of IT project management and the most promising techniques to overcome project failure. It will start by reviewing case study research showing we have reached the limits of traditional IT project management practice. The theoretical base will be completed by exploring the finding that senior management have more impact on success than traditional approaches. Participants will be introduced to and learn to apply the most promising tools and techniques needed to govern IT projects. The topics reviewed will include: 1) Strategy; 2) Organisational change; 3) Project sponsorship; 4) Programme management; 5) Performance measurement; 6) Culture; 7) Portfolio management; 8) Relevant Australian and International Standards on IT/Project Governance and new industry methodologies around portfolio, programme and change management will be reviewed.

Classes
Lectures, Tutorials (applied workshop), E-Learning

Assessment
Through semester assessment (50%) and Final Exam (50%)

Assumed knowledge
Students are assumed to understand the role of IT projects.

Pre-requisites

INFO6007, OR 3-5 years working experience in IT Project Management

Details

Faculty: Engineering

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Computer Science
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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