Unit 9 IT Project Management

  • Introduction

    You will develop project management skills through this unit. Project manamgement is coordination both human and machine rescources in a specified time period, quality and budget.
    You will investigate different methedologies for Project Management as well as five main stages of a project.
    You will be responsible for the planning, execution, monitoring and control stages of the project. You will close the project by reflecting on the success of the project outcome and your personal performance.
  • Learning Aims

    Learning aim A: To investigate the princiiples and Methodologies of IT project managements unsed in the industry.
    Learning aim B: Make a start on the project. A document portfolio created from either a 'live' or 'simulated'project.
    Learning aim C: Start the planning, execution, monitoring and controlling of the project.
    Learning aim D: Start the final stages of the project and bring it to a close. A written report/presentation evaluating the outcome of the project.
  • What we did last time

    Last lesson we talked about what projact management is, the learning objectives of this unit, got given an assigement for this cours and wrote up key details from the Assigement brief.
  • What we've done today

    Started a table of three projects to project manage as an excericise to practice writing up the five stages to project management. Had meeting with tutor about the project management assigment, discussing what we want to do, the time frame, budget, risks and the five stages.
  • What we did last week

    Started a table of three projects to project manage as an excericise to practice writing up the five stages to project management. Had meeting with tutor about the project management assigment, discussing what we want to do, the time frame, budget, risks and the five stages.
  • What we did today

    We looked in detail at the PRINCE2 methodology. How it's made up of the stages of. Initiation, planning, Execution, Monitoring and controlling, Closing. How it's made up of Principles, Themes, Processes and tailoring.
  • What we did last week

    We looked in detail at the PRINCE2 methodology. How it's made up of the stages of. Initiation, planning, Execution, Monitoring and controlling, Closing. How it's made up of Principles, Themes, Processes and tailoring.
  • What we did Today

    We started the next exercises that looked over five case studies that talk about the effectiveness and different uses of PRINCE2. We also got told about the first assigement for Project management.
  • What we did last time

    We started the next exercises that looked over five case studies that talk about the effectiveness and different uses of PRINCE2. We also got told about the first assigement for Project management.
  • What we did today

    We started the fith set of Excercises in project management. Mainly focusing on the topics of CASE Tools, Gantt Charts, Agile and waterfall methodologies. What they are, what they do, their advantages and disadvantages, their use in the industry.
  • What we did last week

    We started the fith set of Excercises in project management. Mainly focusing on the topics of CASE Tools, Gantt Charts, Agile and waterfall methodologies. What they are, what they do, their advantages and disadvantages, their use in the industry.
  • What we did today

    We briefly looked at IPV4 address calculation. It took me a bit of time to get my head around calculating the values as well as calculating the ranges of Types A B C D and E. We also started to look at the assigements.
  • What we did last week

    We briefly looked at IPV4 address calculation. It took me a bit of time to get my head around calculating the values as well as calculating the ranges of Types A B C D and E. We also started to look at the assigements.