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ISDS4113_Chap1_PM_Intro_060711C-1 - Introduction to Project...

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Introduction to Project Management ISDS 4113 S. Pawlowski
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2 Discussion Topics 1. Need for Project Management Skills 2. What is a project? 3. 4. Technical & Sociocultural Dimensions of the Project Management Process 5. Exercise – “Greatest Achievements”
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3 11 Hot Skills for 2011 (Computerworld survey) Top skills IT executives say they will hire for this year: 1. Programming/Application Development 2. Project Management People with project management skills will be sought by 43% of Computerworld 's survey respondents who plan to make new hires, and by more than half of those polled by Monster.com. 3. Help Desk/Technical Support 4. Networking 5. Security 6. Data Center 7. Web 2.0 8. Telecommunication 9. Business Intelligence 10. Collaboration Architecture 11. Business Acumen and Communication Skills
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4 Skills Required by IT Professionals Recent survey of 104 senior IT managers in non-IT companies ( Gallagher et al. (2010) – CACM ) Non-technical skills required Critical ‘in-house’ skills (not contracted out) Sought in new hires Project management skills identified Project leadership Project planning/budgeting/scheduling Project integration/program management Project risk management
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Skills Required by IT Professionals (cont’d) Relationship skills included: Negotiation Managing Stakeholder expectations 5
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6 Project Management Skills in the Economic Downturn Survey by Foote Partners (2009) Overall, pay for those with IT-related certifications (175
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