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The percentage of IT projects running late and over budget is disturbingly high. Learning the basics of project management is imperative for ambitious junior developers to have a reference framework to understand a higher perspective on development projects. Thus, they will quickly harness their experiences to become proficient project managers.
This course will introduce terminology and main concepts of classical project management and their application to agile (software) systems development.
Learning the fundamental concepts, roles, and responsibilities of IT project management and develop skills for effective project management and leadership.
Students will get a basic understanding of the fundamental concepts, roles, and responsibilities of IT project management. Besides, they will develop skills for effective project management and leadership that are essential for successfully guiding teams and projects.
Some familiarity with IT development is helpful to understand the examples and have a gut feeling of the problems the project management techniques address.
The course consists of traditional lectures, presenting theoretical arguments and proposing application exercises to reinforce the learning of the theory. In addition, collective discussions on the topics presented will be strongly encouraged.
Attendance is strongly recommended.
The course consists of two distinct parts.
The first is devoted to predictive project management, while the second introduces agile methodologies and their impact on project management.
Predictive project management
Agile methodologies and project management
Continuous improvement and review
Suggested readings will be announced during the lessons.
The slides proposed for all the lessons and topics are made available, and students can use them as a summary to refine their notes.
MARIO SALANO (President)
PAOLO FILAURO (President Substitute)
All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.
The exam will consist of one oral examination concerning all the topics of the course.
During the lessons, the teachers will propose exercises to be autonomously completed by the students and discussed at the exam.
The discussion of solved exercises will show how much the students have learned to complete the project management tasks.
Questions on general topics will assess the students' theoretical knowledge.