CS 9B Technology Project Management II 3 Units
 

 Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: CS 9A or CIS 9A.

Course Description: This course covers advanced topics of Project Management theory and practice.
Students will learn how to manage projects with changing tasks, schedules and adjust their resources and
budgets. Also covered are leadership and communication skills.
Students will complement the theory with case studies and the use of Project Management software.

Microsoft Project 2007 will be provided Free of charge for students.
Note that if you want to work at home, then it is YOUR responsibility to get the software installed.
If you are in an online class, then you must obtain the software and install it, and make sure you
established a way to connect to the internet at least 3 times a week.

Textbook

We use two books. One to cover the theory of Project Management, and the other covers using
Microsoft Project 2007. Both books are published by Course Technology (www.course.com).


Schedule

Unit

Material

1

Variance Analysis and Decision Making

2

Managing Obstacles and Adjusting Budgets

3

Integration and Testing

4

Deployment and Maintenance

5

Leadership and Communication

6

Case Studies

7

Using Project Management software to mange project tasks, schedules, resources and track progress.

8

Communication management

9

Resource Management

10

Budget management

11

Leadership and Communication

12

PMI Test Preparation

 

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