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Course Information

Course Description

In the course, you will be exposed to the basic principles of Project Management, effective teamwork, and collaboration. You will be prepared to understand key project management issues such as project initiation, planning, scheduling, budgeting, risk analysis, and quality management. Tools such as Microsoft Project will be explored to learn how to develop and track assigned projects.

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Visit our resources page where you will find additional information about Project Management.

View a sample syllabus of the course

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Topics that will be covered:
  • Lifecycle phases of an IT project

  • Five project management process groups and the ten knowledge areas.

  • Developing an IT project plan

  • Tools in IT project management

  • Risk management and how to mitigate


Course Requirements

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The only prerequisites needed to take CIS 4130 are admission to upper level and CIS 3000 (with a grade C or higher), which can be taken concurrently.

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Click below to locate your plan of study in the Mike Cotrell College of Business. Or, use the provided PDF for Information Systems Majors

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Registration for Spring 2021 is October 29-January 7th. Except for periods of required closing. Check your registration time ticket here

View the schedule of courses for Spring and Summer 2021 below

Contact us!



Assistant Professor

Renee Pratt

Mike Geraghty


Part Time Faculty

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