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MSIT 490: Special Topics in Information Technology: IT Management

Quarter Offered

Fall : Saturday, 2:00pm-5:00pm, First 5 weeks ; Alan Graves

Description

The objective of the course is to make students aware of the Economical, Technological, Managerial and Organizational aspects associated with outsourcing and project portfolio management. Case studies and related discussions will explore some of the challenges and best practices in the area of outsourcing and project management. Topics include: project and portfolio management, benefits and risks of outsourcing, performance metrics, business models and ROI. Students will learn how to prepare business cases and learn how to choose which projects should be undertaken. Students will also explore how to handle the human side of managing projects.

FACULTY PROFILE

Alan Graves