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General Timetable as below will be available at the following website before the start of 201730 semester, which can be accessed on any Mobile Phone or IPAD:
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What is your subject about? A brief overview
This subject provides students with the opportunity to critically evaluate the project lifecycle, and to develop the knowledge and skills needed to apply established project management principles and techniques. Students will also examine the critical risk factors in managing a project, including those that relate to scope, time and cost, and communications.
On successful completion of this subject, you should:
be able to identify, critically analyse, reflect on and synthesise the key elements of the IT project management framework, including project stakeholders, communication management, the project management knowledge areas, common tools and techniques, and project success factors;
be able to critically analyse the role of IT project management within a professional
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workplace, from the viewpoint of the member/leader of the project team;
be able to research and critically evaluate how a practising IT project manager applies IT project management techniques, project management skills, methods and software tools in the IT industry;
be able to understand and apply appropriate communication practices within a project management context;
be able to research and apply established IT project management principles, skills and techniques to a case study.
A student must obtain at least 50% in both the examination and the total mark in order to pass this subject. To be eligible for the grade AA or AE you must have submitted all assessment items in the subject, including the final exam and scored overall marks 45 or above. If you choose not to complete an assessment item or do not sit the final exam then you will not be granted an AA or an AE grade
Passing a key subject is one of the indicators of satisfactory academic progress through your course. You must pass the key subjects in your course at no more than two attempts. The first time you fail a key subject you will be `at risk` of exclusion; if you fail a second time you will be excluded from the course.
The Academic Progress Policy sets out the requirements and procedures for satisfactory academic progress, for the exclusion of students who fail to progress satisfactorily and for the termination of enrolment for students who fail to complete in the maximum allowed time.
Academic integrity means acting with honesty, fairness and responsibility, and involves observing and maintaining ethical standards in all aspects of academic work. This subject assumes that you understand what constitutes plagiarism, cheating and collusion. If you are a new student we expect you to complete the modules called Academic Integrity at CSU
You must have access to a copy of the prescribed textbook.
Marchewka, J. (2015). Information technology project management: Providing measurable organizational value (Fifth Edition). New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons. [ISBN: 978-1-118-91101-3]
Additional reading / resources
Kloppenborg, T. J. (2012). Contemporary Project Management - Organize / Plan / Perform (Second Edition). Mason, USA: South-Western Cengage Learning. [ISBN-10: 0-538-47701-6] [ISBN-13: 978-0-538-47701-7]
Project Management Institute (PMI) (2008). A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) (4 ed.). Newton Square, Pennsylvania, USA: Project Management Institute (PMI). [ISBN-10: 1933890517] [ISBN-13: 978-1-933890-51-7]
Schwalbe, K. (2010). Information technology project management (6th ed.). Boston, USA: Course Technology. [ISBN-10: 0-324-78692-1] [ISBN-13: 978-0-324-78692-7]
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