INFS7520-A Ldrshp Skls Info Tech Proj Mgt    (Spring 2014)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor

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Course Details

Session, Dates: 3 (01/13/2014 - 03/07/2014)

Days: W

Time: 06:00 - 10:00 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: Hale Center 101

Seats Available: 14 Seats

Credits: 3

Course Description

INFS7520 This course builds upon the concepts contained in the five Process Areas by focusing upon the nine Knowledge Areas in general and human resource management in particular. This course introduces leadership strategies for improving job satisfaction, teamwork, and creativity within a project team. Specific information technology project management leadership topics include strategic project planning, authority, change control, requirements development, work estimating, work breakdown structures, scheduling, plan optimization, and performance tracking. Students learn how to tailor their leadership style and acquire the skills most suited to their information technology culture. The course also equips the student with techniques for motivating information technology professionals for optimum performance within their organization. Skills needed to deal effectively with customers and technology vendors, to delegate technology assignments, and to make presentations for information technology projects are also presented.

Prerequisite: COIS7479 or ENGR5030

About The Instructor

Daniel R. Rota, Ph.D.
Director of Veterans Education and Training Services
 Veterans Education & Training Center

rota@rmu.edu
412-397-5424 phone
412-397-4848 fax
Jefferson Center Ll

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