Project management


Aim of the course

The aim of the course is to present the project management issues of small and medium scale.There will be presented and compared selected project management methodologies with particular emphasis on the specifics of information technology projects. Selected methodologies of software production will also be shown as well.

Lecture programme

Management methodologies: a. PRINCE2 (Projects In Controlled Environments) b. PMBOK (Project Management, Body of Knowledge) derived from the PMI (Project Management Institute) c. TenStepd. d. CMM (Capability Maturity Model) Methodologies wytwórcze MSF (Microsoft Solution Framework) and RUP (Rational Unified Process) Quality Management (ISO standard) Some problems connected with managing particular areas within the project management: Risk management, Configuration management, Team management, Communication management, Scope management, Time management

Overview of the course elements

Laboartory classes are conducted in form of case study. Prior to each classes students are given a case connected with an issue of the leading a project (project approach, risk management, management problems, brain storm). During the classes the solutions of students groups are presented and thoroughly discussed. Students implement particular project roles: project manager, client, sponsor.

Reading list

1. Edward Yourdon „Marsz ku klęsce”, Wydawnictwa Naukowo-Techniczne, 2007

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