IS 556 Agile Enterprise Project Management
This course covers how an enterprise coordinates and effectively manages all its IT projects and programs through program management (PgM) and the IT program management office (PMO). Students will learn the role of the IT program management office in establishing and maintaining the project and program infrastructure and in helping organizations achieve their strategic objectives. Students will also examine the role of program management in coordinating the delivery of expected program benefits, in managing stakeholder expectations, and in establishing agile program governance so business benefits are realized.
All texts and readings will be available through the DePaul Library's electronic collections. The text titles and ISBNs will be published in the Syllabus that will be available in D2L by the start of the Winter quarter on January 4, 2021.
The anticipated grading criteria are:
30% Final (project or exam)
10% Participation (in-class or discussion boards)
The grading scale is:
92 -100 A
90 - 91 A-
88 - 89 B+
82 - 87 B
80 - 81 B-
78 - 79 C+
72 - 77 C
70 - 71 C-
68 - 69 D+
60 - 67 D
0 - 59 F
IS/PM 430, Fundamentals of IT Project Management
This syllabus is subject to change as necessary during the quarter. If a change occurs, it will be thoroughly addressed during class, posted under Announcements in D2L and sent via email.
Evaluations are a way for students to provide valuable feedback regarding their instructor and the course. Detailed feedback will enable the instructor to continuously tailor teaching methods and course
content to meet the learning goals of the course and the academic needs of the students. They are a requirement of the course and are key to continue to provide you with the highest quality of teaching. The
evaluations are anonymous; the instructor and administration do not track who entered what responses. A program is used to check if the student completed the evaluations, but the evaluation is completely
separate from the student’s identity. Since 100% participation is our goal, students are sent periodic reminders over three weeks. Students do not receive reminders once they complete the evaluation.
Students complete the evaluation online in CampusConnect.
This course will be subject to the university's academic integrity policy. More information can be found at http://academicintegrity.depaul.edu/ If you
have any questions be sure to consult with your professor.
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Students who feel they may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the instructor privately to discuss their specific needs. All discussions will remain confidential.
To ensure that you receive the most appropriate accommodation based on your needs, contact the instructor as early as possible in the quarter (preferably within the first week of class), and make sure that
you have contacted the Center for Students with Disabilities (CSD) at:
Lewis Center 1420, 25 East Jackson Blvd.
Phone number: (312)362-8002