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1. Introduction to your Lecturer
2. Syllabus Review
3. Case Study Presentations

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ecutive Director, Quality Systems, CACI Federal
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V National University San Diego, BBA Aviation Mgmt &
Troy State University, MS
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V USMC retired Ȃ Air Support Control Officer
V Former Associate Dean for Student Affairs & Deputy
Commandant of Cadets, State University of NY
Maritime College, NYC
V 25 years of Project Mgmt, QA, and PI
V Projects (and problems) of all shapes & sizes

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IT 343 IT Resources - 3 credit course

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Devon Du Fur ddufur@gmu.edu 703-678-3902
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V PW Campus, BRH 102e, by appointment only.

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V °: Information Technology Project Management 6th ed,
Kathy Schwalbe.

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Case studies from the Harvard School of
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posted to Blackboard the day of class.

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accordance with the syllabus.
        
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1. Understand the importance of project management in
improving the success of information technology projects.
2. Understand the constraints of project management.
3. Learn about project lifecycle methodologies and the Project
Management Institute's knowledge areas and process groups.
4. Learn tools and techniques of project management
5. Appreciate the importance of good project management and
share e amples of good and bad project management.

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V Participation 15%
V 2 Memo Questions 5% each
V MS Project
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V Case Presentation 10%
V 2 Midterm e ams 10% each
V Paper 30%
V Final e am 25%
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1) Fact Set - Who, What, When, Where
2) Four or Five Key Issues Ȃ In order of impact
3) What would you have done to  this?
a) In order of priority
b) Action and Implementation
4) What should you  ?
a) In order of priority
b) Action and Implementation

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No More Than 10 Slides

No More Than 20 Minutes


No Less Than 30 Point Type

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Read Te t Chapters 1 (Introduction)
and Chapter 5 (Scope)

Review Lecture 2: Introduction to


Program Management