Course Descriptions

Information Technology/Systems Project Management

IPM 6000
IT/IS Project Scope Development and Management
3 credits

This course covers the methodologies, tools and techniques for identifying, developing, validating, and managing the scope of IT/IS projects.  This includes topics such as identifying project objectives, assumptions, constraint, requirements, and development and management of a scope management plan.

IPM 6010
IT/IS Project Scheduling
3 credits

This course covers various methodologies, tools and techniques associated with IT/IS project scheduling.  Topics include schedule development, critical path, baselines, estimating duration, project network diagrams, and duration compression.

IPM 6020
IT/IS Project Budgeting
3 credits

This course covers various methodologies, tools and techniques associated with IT/IS project budgeting.  Topics include planning and cost estimation, creating a budget, and managing the budget/costs.  Additionally, project performance is covered in this course.

IPM 6030
IT/IS Project Risk Management
3 credits

This course covers the development of a risk management plan, as well as various risk management methodologies, tools, and techniques for managing IT/IS project management risks.  Additionally, the course covers risk identification, qualitative and quantitative analysis, and risk response.

IPM 6040
IT/IS Project Quality Management
3 credits

This course covers methodologies, tools and techniques for planning and managing IT/IS project quality.  This includes quality planning, quality assurance, quality control, quality audits and quality improvement.

IPM 6050
Agile Project Management
3 credits

This course introduces Agile project management to students, with a focus on managing software development projects and Agile project team members.  It also provides students with the knowledge needed to determine when an Agile approach is more appropriate for IT/IS projects. 

IPM 6090
Special Topics in IT/IS Project Management
3 credits

This course is an intensive study of selected topics in IT/IS Project Management.  The focus for each section varies.  When offered in a “Directed Study” format, it will be tailored specifically to the career and vocational interests of the student.  When scheduled in lecture/seminar form, the topical subject matter will change at each offering.  Student should refer to the course-listing bulletin for the current topic.

IPM 8100
IT/IS Project Management Integration/Capstone Course
3 credits

This course combines the three integration efforts toward a) integrating the enterprise, b) integrating the IS function, and c) integrating IS technologies. 

Prerequisite(s): Prerequisite(s): IST 7000, IST 7020, IST 7040, IST 7060, IST 7100 and at least two courses in the IT Project Management concentration