Project Management of Computer-Based Systems
|Hour/sem||Lectures||Sem. Exercises||Lab. exercises||Comp. exercises||Other|
|Guarantee:||Kreslíková Jitka, doc. RNDr., CSc., DIFS|
|Lecturer:||Kreslíková Jitka, doc. RNDr., CSc., DIFS|
|Instructor:||Bednář David, Ing., DIFS|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Information Technology BUT|
|Department:||Department of Information Systems FIT BUT|
To get view about purpose, role and all aspects of information system project management. Detailed identification with most important techniques of project management and practise these techniques by models occurrence with using of supportive tools. Creation of definite conception about needs successful information systems project management. Acquaint with basic standards and norms project management
Basic conception of project management. Traditional project management methodologies. Principles, tools and techniques of project management. Project leadership. Defining the project. Planning, monitoring and controlling mechanisms and techniques for leadership and team building. Quality assurance and assessment of project products. Conflict resolutions techniques and risk management. Project management software support.
Norms and the current standards in project management.
|Learning outcomes and competences:|
Students will be able: to develop project management plans including risk analysis and migration plans, to identify monitoring and controlling mechanisms for IS projects, to describe how to allocate and re-allocate project resources, both for the target system and the development organisation, to track the schedule and budget to both quality and productivity, to understand the relationships among quality assurance, configuration management and project documentation, to understand project and product process assessments and improvement techniques.
|Syllabus of lectures:|
- Introduction. The project management framework. The project management knowledge areas.
- Project definition.
- Project scope management.
- Project time management.
- Project human resource management.
- Project communication management.
- Project cost management.
- Project risk management. Project quality management.
- Project procurement management.
- Project integration management. Project closure.
- Methods and proceedings used in project management. Software metrics.
- Norms and the current standards in project management.
- Project management software and hardware support.
|Syllabus - others, projects and individual work of students:|
- Students will work in groups (6-7 students per team) to analyse a real-life problem and implement a solution as managed project. Milestones are continuously checked.
- Hallows J. Information Systems Project Management, 1998.
- Kliem L., Ludin I., Robertson K.: Project Management Methodology, Marcel Dekker Inc., 1997
- Duncan R.: A Guide To The Project Management Body Of Knowledge, Project Management Institute, 1996
- Lorenz M., Kidd J.: Object Oriented Software Metrics, Prentice Hall, 1994, ISBN: 0-13-179292-X
- Field M., Keller L.: Project management, Thomson Business Press, 1998
- Baker K., Baker S.: Project Management, Alpha books, New York, 1998.
Two home assignments. Midterm test. Evaluated team project with defence, checked milestones of project. Final written examination.
Midterm test - 15 points. Two home assignments evaluated - 8 points. Resultant project product - 32 points. Final examination - 45 points.