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We are aiming for an incremental return to campus in accordance with guidelines provided by NSW Health and the Australian Government. Until this time, learning activities and assessments will be planned and scheduled for online delivery where possible, and unit-specific details about face-to-face teaching will be provided on Canvas as the opportunities for face-to-face learning become clear.

Unit of study_

INFO3333: Computing 3 Management

This unit teaches students vital skills for an effective professional career: preparing them to eventually be a leader, who ensures that others achieve high-quality outcomes. Building on experiences from earlier units (that covered working in a team, agile development practices, paying attention to needs and characteristics of users, and the value of data) this unit teaches students key concepts needed as a manager, or when working with managers. The focus includes managing projects, managing services, and ensuring governance.

Code INFO3333
Academic unit Computer Science
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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12 credit points of 2000-level units
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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INFO3402

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. reflect on, and assess, own skills and attributes to develop an initial professional development plan and develop leadership skills
  • LO2. explain and exemplify the principles and practices of leadership in an IT project
  • LO3. explain and give examples of the role of governance, compliance, and ethics in IT activities in organisational, social, and legal contexts as well as in individual professional conduct
  • LO4. use project management tools and techniques to develop a project plan
  • LO5. negotiate and evaluate team responsibilities and team processes with respect to the various points of view of team members and of clients
  • LO6. use oral and written communication skills in discussions, presentations, and reports
  • LO7. evaluate the appropriateness of different project management techniques, including PMBOK and Agile, for IT projects of different types and scale
  • LO8. clarify IT system and service requirements to determine needs, formulate library queries, locate digital and other sources, evaluate their reliability, and extract and synthesise relevant content; write short essays which relate principles and concepts to case studies
  • LO9. describe the structure and role of relevant frameworks and standards such as PMBOK, Agile, COBIT, ITIL, ISO/IEC 20000, CMMI
  • LO10. explain the principles and processes of IT project management, service management, governance, and how they manage quality and performance.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 2 weeks before the first day of teaching for 1000-level and 5000-level units, or one week before the first day of teaching for all other units.

There are no unit outlines available online for previous years.