Information Package / Course Catalogue
Project Management in Information Systems
Course Code: MIS518
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 7
Objectives of the Course

The role of projects in organizations is receiving increasing attention. Projects are the major tool for implementing and achieving the strategic goals of the organization In this course, students will identify effective information systems project management practices and their related processes. They will examine the elements of sound project management and the project management framework of initiation, planning, execution, control, and formal closing, and discover what it takes to ensure project success. Also, students will use the Microsoft Project program and prepare project shedules or cost schedules throughout the course.

Course Content

In this course Project Management Fundamentals, Basic Terms, Project Management Knowledge Areas (Integration Management, Scope Management, Time Management, Cost Management, Quality Management, Human Resources Management, Communication Management and Purchase Management) and Project Management Process Groups (initiation, planning, execution, control, and formal closing) will be discussed.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Define basic terminology of project management
2.Identify the differences of Information Systems Projects
3.Understand the standard 12207 (Software Lifecycle Process)
4.Understand the project management knowledge areas
5. Build a business case for project initiation
6.Define project scope and stakeholder expectations
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Project Management: The Managerial Process 5th Ed., Gray, C.F. & Larson, E.W., McGraw-Hill Irwin, 2011.
2.Information Systems Project Management, Avison D.& Torkzadeh G., Sage,2009.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction to Project Management and Basic Terminology
Week 2 - Theoretical
Organization Structures in Projects
Week 3 - Theoretical
Project Selection and Evaluation
Week 4 - Theoretical
Project Management Knowledge Areas/Project Management Process Groups
Week 5 - Theoretical
Project Initiation Processes
Week 6 - Theoretical
Planning Processes - 1
Week 7 - Theoretical
Planning Processes - 2
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm
Week 9 - Theoretical
Execution Processes
Week 10 - Theoretical
Monitoring and Controlling Processes
Week 11 - Theoretical
Closing Processes
Week 12 - Theoretical
Case Study 1
Week 13 - Theoretical
Case Study 2
Week 14 - Theoretical
General Appraisal
Week 15 - Final Exam
Final
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory163396
Assignment1102535
Midterm Examination1101020
Final Examination1151530
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)181
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Adnan Menderes University - Information Package / Course Catalogue