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TDDD29 IT-Project Management

Course information

Course Aim

To plan, manage and lead IT-projects is difficult. This course aims to give students insights into planning and managing projects in the IT sector. After the course the students shall:

  • be able to analyse, explain and examine issues related to the implementation of IT in public and private organisations,
  • be able to develop and enhance knowledge about leading projects and being leader of IT projects,
  • be able to identify and explain organizational prerequisites that stimulate possibilities as well as hindrances for cooperation between the project and the organization’ IT- infrastructure, and
  • analyse, examine and explain the role of the IT-project leader.

Course structure

The course consists of five lectures that introduce central theoretical concepts as well as practical project management methods and approaches. Moreover, central in this course is a student group project in which you develop a professional project plan. Five seminars are planned for project work and group activities with a specific focus on critical parts of the project plan. At the final seminar, each group presents their project and project management approaches in a poster session.

Course Literature

Successful IT Projects, Darren Dalcher and Lindsey Brodie, Cengage Learning EMEA, 2007.

ISBN: 1844806995 (hft), 9781844806997 (hft)

Page responsible: Magnus Bång
Last updated: 2015-03-18