Course Number and Title: ITN 103 Project Dynamics
In this course, students develop a foundation of concepts and skills for successful completion of a project. Students will examine various project management methodologies, strategies, and tools.
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- Explain the role of project management in the accomplishment of organizational objectives. (CCC 1, 2, 3; PGC 2, 4)
- Describe the stages of project planning such as scheduling, budgeting, and scoping. (CCC 1, 2, 3; PGC 2, 4)
- Discuss project management leadership tools and techniques. (CCC 1, 2, 3; PGC 2, 4)
- Organize a simulated project using project management strategies and methods. (CCC 1, 2, 3; PGC 2)
See Core Curriculum Competencies and Program Graduate Competencies at the end of the syllabus. CCPOs are linked to every competency they develop.
Upon completion of this course, the student will:
- Explain the role of project management in the accomplishment of organizational goals.
- Summarize the properties of a project.
- Compare and contrast project management methodologies (e.g. traditional, agile, scrum, waterfall, and prototype).
- Outline other personal and professional organizational and planning techniques.
- Describe the stages of project planning such as scheduling, budgeting, and scoping.
- Compare and contrast project planning techniques.
- Identify the basics of project cost control.
- Identify the basics of project scoping.
- Identify the basics of project scheduling.
- Discuss project management leadership tools and techniques.
- Classify project roles and responsibilities.
- Identify common project team organizational structures.
- Identify project management tools.
- Organize a simulated project using project management strategies and methods.
- Discuss various project management strategies.
- Develop a project plan.
- Develop a project resource list.
- Develop a project requirements summary.
- Develop a project communications plan.
- Develop a project monitoring and control plan.
Students must demonstrate proficiency on all CCPOs at a minimal 75 percent level to successfully complete the course. The grade will be determined using the Delaware Tech grading system:
Students should refer to the Student Handbook for information on the Academic Standing Policy, the Academic Integrity Policy, Student Rights and Responsibilities, and other policies relevant to their academic progress.
- Apply clear and effective communication skills.
- Use critical thinking to solve problems.
- Collaborate to achieve a common goal.
- Demonstrate professional and ethical conduct.
- Use information literacy for effective vocational and/or academic research.
- Apply quantitative reasoning and/or scientific inquiry to solve practical problems.
- Solve technology-related problems using critical thinking and troubleshooting skills.
- Articulate the role of the technology professional in organizations to support the ethical use of information technology.
- Apply fundamental security concepts and strategies for maintaining and securing information technology.
- Read and interpret technical information and effectively communicate to a wide range of audiences using oral, print, and multimedia strategies.
- Demonstrate the importance of lifelong learning that empowers personal and professional growth.
The College is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities. Students are encouraged to schedule an appointment with the campus Disabilities Support Counselor to request an accommodation needed due to a disability. A listing of campus Disabilities Support Counselors and contact information can be found at the disabilities services web page or visit the campus Advising Center.