ISQA 3910 INTRODUCTION TO PROJECT MANAGEMENT (3 credits)
This course will cover the basics of project planning, scheduling and control. Earned value management techniques and project quality will be covered. Risk management will also be covered. The student will be introduced to the IEEE Standards for Project Management. The purpose of the course is to provide students with an introduction to the tools and techniques used to manage projects to achieve successful completion. The project management methods taught are suitable for a wide variety of project types such as software development or engineering projects (e.g. construction).
Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): CIST 2100; or equivalent.
The study of Information Systems and Quantitative Analysis involves application of computers, mathematics, statistics, and other quantitative techniques in the solutions of a wide variety of business problems. While computer science often concentrates on building the computer tools which make computers useful, it is information systems and quantitative analysis that specifically focus on effectively applying these tools in the solutions of everyday business problems.