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COMP 1288 - IT Project Management Fundamentals

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

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)

COMP 1002

Credits

1.5

Cost

$360.44

Fall 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 35595

Mon Nov 01 - Mon Dec 13 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Nov 01 - Dec 13 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 DTC DTC Rm. 300

Instructor

Andre Coetzee

Course Outline

Cost

$360.44

Notes

  1. Course is 18 hours on campus. Late registration is not permitted. The end date has been changed from December 6 to December 13. No class November 8.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

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Winter 2022

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 76382

Mon Jan 10 - Mon Feb 14 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Feb 14 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 Online

Instructor

Andre Coetzee

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$360.44

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Course is 18 hours synchronous online classes. The class meets once per week for 3 hours face to face (virtual classroom). Late registration is not permitted.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

CRN 84211

Wed Jan 12 - Wed Feb 16 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 12 - Feb 16 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 DTC DTC Rm. 370

Instructor

Fariba Pacheleh

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$360.44

Notes

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

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

COMP 1288 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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

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