​CSS3453 – Project Management

Course Description

To provide the students with fundamental knowledge emphasises on planning organising, scheduling, and budgeting so that the students are able to demonstrate managing a software development project. ​This course provide with fundamental knowledge emphasises on planning, organising, scheduling, and budgeting so that the students are able to demonstrate managing a software development project.

Content Outline of the Course/Module:

  • The Nature of Information Technology
  • Project Conceptualising
  • Developing the Project Charter and Baseline Project Plan
  • Human Side of Project Management
  • Defining and Managing Project Scope
  • The Work Breakdown Structure and Project Estimation
  • Project Schedule and Budget
  • IT Project Risk Management
  • Project Communication, Tracking and Reporting
  • Quality Management
  • Project Change Management
  • Project Procurement Management and Outsourcing
  • Leadership and Ethics
  • Project Implementation, Closure, and Evaluation

Course Outcome

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • Analyse and differentiate between Project Life Cycle (PLC) and Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Organise the the components of project management, scope, schedule, and budget.
  • Identify with full interest in the various tools and employed in project management.

Subject Area

Core

Course Director

Associate Professor Dr. Bakri Madon

Teaching-learning Methods Assessment Methods
Lecture Assignment, Progress Test, Final Examination, Presentation
Computer-based Learning Assignment, Progress Test, Final Examination
Group Discussion Assignment, Presentation
Assignment Assignment, Presentation