Carnegie Mellon University

Information System Management and Practices


John Vu

Number of Lectures


Course Description

This course is designed for Information Systems Management. It covers the factors necessary for successful management of information systems development. Students will learn technical and behavioral aspects of project management applied within the context of a development project.

This course covers the following topics:

Managing the system life cycle; Requirements determination, Design, implementation; System and database integration issues; Network management; Project tracking, metrics, and system performance evaluation; Managing expectations; Determining staffing skills; Cost-effectiveness analysis; Reporting and presentation techniques; Management of behavioral and technical aspects of the project; Change management.



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