INFO701 – Project Management

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Module code
INFO701
Module title
Project Management
Prescription
To enable students to understand and apply the theory of project management with particular emphasis on Information Technology projects.
Programmes
  • BI1601
  • BI1804
  • IT7000
NZQA Level
Level 7
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
48
Self directed hours
102
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1. Critique and analyse different project management methodologies and their components
2. Analyse common reasons for failures in IT Projects
3. Apply metrics to analyse project profitability
Content
Distinguishing features of different project management methodologies
- Project management best practice
- Prominent project faiures
- Organisational change management
- Metrics
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Teaching methods will involve theoretical and practical classes which may include but not limited to lectures, class discussions, tutorials, case studies, simulations, computer laboratory work, group activities, face-to-face and online activities.
Assessment Criteria
In order to receive a passing grade, students must achieve a minimum 40% average over all supervised tests and achieve 50% overall for the module.
Learning and Teaching Resource
Wintec Learning Management Systems, Computer Laboratory
Required Textbooks
An extended reading list will be supplied by the tutor at commencement of the module. This will be updated annually.