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IT Project Managament

Title: IT Project Managament
Lesson Code: 321-8105
Semester: 3
Theory Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 2
Faculty: Karyda Maria
Content outline

Introduction to IT Project Management. Basic concepts and objectives. Critical success factors for IT projects. Structured project management. Planning and controlling IT projects. IT Project life-cycle. Breaking down projects into activities. Scheduling activities. Gantt Diagrams. Managing and leveraging resources. Managing time with PERT and CPM methods. Managing time and cost. Major risks in IT projects and how to mitigate them. Managing human resources. Leadership styles. Outsourcing. Case studies and exercises using project management software.

Learning outcomes

Students will learn the basic principles of IT project management and will be able to apply fundamental methods for managing the cost and duration of IT projects. They will be able to identify and mitigate major risks and identify critical success factors. They will be able to manage a project team and will know basic leadership styles. They will be able to evaluate IT project proposals and write a feasibility study. They will be able to use project management software.

Not required.
Basic Textbooks

1. "IT project management” (in Greek) , Ε. Kiountouzis, Stamoulis Pub.
2. "Project Management", (in Greek) R. Burke, Kritiki Pub.

Additional References

International Journal of Project Management, Elsevier Ltd

Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures delivered using ppt slides. Students participate in in-class essays and exercises and have essays at home. Students study and discuss case studies in class. Educational material available in the eClass platform.

Assessment/Grading Methods
Activity Semester workload
Lectures 39 hours
Laboratory Exercises 26 hours
Personal study 56 hours
Πρόοδος 1 hour
Final exams 3 hours
Course total 125 hours (5 ECTS)
Language of Instruction
Greek, English (for Erasmus students)
Μode of delivery

Face-to-face.Lectures. Case studies. Exercises.

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