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Project Management

posted Oct 13, 2010, 1:25 PM by Eddie Woo   [ updated Oct 13, 2010, 5:41 PM ]
We have been looking at System Development for a little while now, especially in the context of the group projects that you recently completed. But now it's time to take a step back and see the greater context in which system development takes place - a concept called "project management", which is more focused on the personal aspect of information systems.

This morning we launched (or rather, you) in dramatic fashion into nine skills and techniques used to assist communication and conflict resolution. Being a project manager is a bit like conducting an orchestra, and you need every skill you can get your hands on if you are going to take on such a challenge: Please make sure that for each of the skills you have recorded:
  • How to do it effectively
  • The benefits gained (or problems avoided) by using it properly