Project Management Course Overview

Based on the Stage 6 Information Processes & Technology HSC Syllabus.

  • 1

    Introduction to the Project Management HSC Unit

    • Introduction to Project Management

  • 2

    Glossary of Key Terms

    • Project Management Glossary

  • 3

    Section 1: Techniques for Managing a Project

    • Communication Skills

    • The Advantages of Groups that Function as a Team & The Concequences for Groups that fail to Function as a Team

    • Project Management Tools

    • Gantt Charts

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    • Journals & Diaries

    • Funding & Communication Management Plans

    • Social and Ethical Implications of Solutions

    • Quiz: Techniques for Managing a Project

    • Test Your Knowledge: Techniques for Managing a Project

    • Test Your Knowledge: Techniques for Managing a Project Answers

  • 4

    Section 2: Understanding the Problem

    • Understanding the Problem

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    • Approaches to Identify Problems with Existing Systems

    • Requirements Report & Requirements Prototype

    • Quiz: Understanding the Problem

    • Test Your Knowledge: Understanding the Problem

    • Test Your Knowledge: Understanding the Problem Answers

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    Section 3: Planning

    • Planning

    • Feasability Study

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    • Choosing the Appropriate Development Approach

    • Traditional Approach

    • Outsourcing Approach

    • Prototyping Approach

    • Customisation Approach

    • Participant Development Approach

    • Agile Methods Approach

    • Requirement Report Revisited

    • Quiz: Planning

    • Test Your Knowledge: Planning

    • Test Your Knowledge: Planning Answers

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    Section 4: Designing

    • Designing

    • Introduction to Context Diagrams

    • Introduction to Data Flow Diagrams (DFD)

    • Sample Context Diagram: Email

    • Sample Data Flow Diagram: Email

    • Context Diagram & Data Flow Diagram Example: YouTube

    • Planning a Data Flow Diagram

    • Data Dictionaries

    • Decision Tables

    • Decision Trees

    • Storyboards

    • Quiz: Designing

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    • Test Your Knowledge: Designing

    • Test Your Knowledge: Designing Answers

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    Section 5: Implementation

    • Implementation

    • Acquiring Information Technology

    • System Conversion Methods

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    • Conversion of Data for the New System

    • Participant Training

    • Operations Manual

    • Quiz: Implementation

    • Test Your Knowledge: Implementation

    • Test Your Knowledge: Implementation Answers

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    Section 6: Testing, Evaluating & Maintaining

    • Testing, Evaluating & Maintaining

    • Testing

    • Evaluating

    • Maintaining

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    • Quiz: Testing, Evaluating & Maintaining

    • Test Your Knowledge: Testing, Evaluating & Maintaining

    • Test Your Knowledge: Testing, Evaluating & Maintaining Answers

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    Test Your Knowledge: Project Management

    • Project Management: Ultimate Multiple Choice Quiz

    • Terminology Test

    • Terminology Test Answers

    • Sample HSC Short Answer Question

    • Sample HSC Short Answer Question Answers

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    References

    • References