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IT Project Management Fundamentals COMP 1288

Computer Systems Course

Course details

​This hands-on course is aimed at BCIT Computing students who want to develop and implement an IT project plan. Students focus on Project Management best practices and decisions which apply across the IT sector including software development, building web sites and data analytics systems. COMP 1288 begins with a definition of Project Management fundamentals and terminology. Topics include: stakeholders, scope, deliverables, phases, milestones, deadlines, scheduling, estimates and budgets. Labs and exercises are designed to create project plans that identify and manage risk and take into account quality measures. There is a basic introduction to Microsoft Project software. Participants apply strategies to communicate project progress to stakeholders to keep IT projects on time and on budget. COMP 1288 is an elective in the Applied Computer Information Systems, ACIS and Agile Development Associate Certificates, it is required for the CST/PTS Diploma. Upon successful completion students will have an introduction to project management concepts and be able to conduct a post project evaluation.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

1.5

Cost

$367.75 - $380.61 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below are two offerings of COMP 1288 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 76382

Duration

Mon Jan 09 - Mon Feb 13 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 76382
  • $367.75
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Feb 13 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 374
Instructor

Andre Coetzee

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$367.75

Important information
  1. Course is 18 hours on campus. Late registration is not permitted.
Status

CRN 84211

Duration

Wed Jan 11 - Wed Feb 15 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 84211
  • $380.61
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Feb 15 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SE12 Rm. 318
Instructor

Fariba Pacheleh

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$380.61

Important information
  1. Course is 18 hours on campus. Late registration is not permitted.
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Define a project and fundamental project management terminology.
  • Determine stakeholders.
  • Define scope, time and cost and ensure they align with the stakeholders' expectations.
  • Identify deliverables.
  • Define phases, milestones and deadlines.
  • Perform scheduling of tasks and resources within project management software.
  • Devise estimates and a budget in accordance with the scope.
  • Leverage tools for communicating with stakeholders.
  • Perform a post project evaluation.

Effective as of Winter 2021

Related Programs

IT Project Management Fundamentals (COMP 1288) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Advanced .NET Development
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  2. Advanced Java Development
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  3. Agile Development
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  4. Applied Computer Applications (ACA)
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  5. Applied Computer Information Systems (ACIS)
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  6. Applied Data Analytics
    Certificate Part-time
  7. Applied Database Administration and Design
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  8. Applied Network Administration and Design
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  9. Computer Systems
    Diploma Part-time

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