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CIS5310 IS/ICT Project Management

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Business
Grading basis : Graded
Course fee schedule : https://www.unisq.edu.au/current-students/administration/fees/fee-schedules


Enrolment is not permitted in CIS5310 if CIS8010 has been previously completed.


The management of the projects deals with the development and implementation of business processes to accommodate the business needs and requirements. Students entering the IS/ICT (Information Systems/Information Communication Technologies) project management domain should be able to apply and review evolving project management methodologies and frameworks, taking into consideration new technologies, tools, techniques, personnel and the implications associated with new projects. This course enables students to successfully manage IS/ICT projects based on the context of the project plan-driven approaches. It is the only course with a focus on IS/ICT project management issues, consequently it is essential if students wish to engage in IS/ICT project management.

The course introduces and reviews IS/ICT project management frameworks and methodologies. Participants will learn about the IS/ICT management frameworks and the ten project management knowledge areas across the project management lifecycle of initiation, planning, executing, controlling and closing. The course will also examine critical aspects of IS/ICT management, security management, team management, ethical considerations, change management and ethical considerations.

Course offers

Study period Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2022 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2022 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2022 Online
Semester 2, 2022 Online
Semester 3, 2022 Online
Date printed 10 February 2023