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MPTM-624-01   Canceled

Advanced Federal IT Consulting

Federal contractors make up a large portion of the area's workforce, and the government has consistently hired large and small firms to supply technical needs and solve complex issues. In this course, you’ll gain an understanding of the federal acquisition system and learn how to manage technical projects as a contractor for the federal government. You will understand how to navigate through procedures and rules while also complying with the statement of work and client requests. You will get an understanding of how to staff and manage a project from inception to delivery and the subsequent test and acceptance period. Skills used in this offering will be: project management, financial planning, personnel management, stakeholder management and technical expertise.

  • Course #: MPTM-624-01
  • CRN: 36259
  • Format: On-campus
  • Instructor: TBD
  • Dates: Aug 28 – Dec 20, 2019
  • Class Meetings:

MPTM-520-101

Agile Project Management Funda

The course provides students with a comprehensive understanding of Agile Project Management Fundamentals. The course not only teaches students how to manage projects with an adaptive approach, but also allows students to understand the differences and similarities between agile and traditional project management. Throughout the course, students acquire the essential knowledge on agile values, principles, practices, tools, and benefits of applying a lean-agile approach to Project Management. The course also provides students with the tools necessary to select an adequate approach to project management while considering degree of uncertainty and complexity. Through simulations and demonstrations of agile concepts, students gain experiential learning and acquire essential Agile PM skills to operate in an agile setting. By the end of the course, students can apply insights on how to blend linear, incremental, and iterative approaches in a traditional, agile, or hybrid environment.

Note: Cross-listed MPPM 735: Fundamentals of Agile PM

  • Course #: MPTM-520-101
  • CRN: 36821
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Gonzalez, W.
  • Dates: Aug 28 – Oct 21, 2019

MPTM-520-10

Agile Project Management Funda

The course provides students with a comprehensive understanding of Agile Project Management Fundamentals. The course not only teaches students how to manage projects with an adaptive approach, but also allows students to understand the differences and similarities between agile and traditional project management. Throughout the course, students acquire the essential knowledge on agile values, principles, practices, tools, and benefits of applying a lean-agile approach to Project Management. The course also provides students with the tools necessary to select an adequate approach to project management while considering degree of uncertainty and complexity. Through simulations and demonstrations of agile concepts, students gain experiential learning and acquire essential Agile PM skills to operate in an agile setting. By the end of the course, students can apply insights on how to blend linear, incremental, and iterative approaches in a traditional, agile, or hybrid environment.

Note: Cross-listed with MPPM 735: Fundamentals of Agile PM

  • Course #: MPTM-520-10
  • CRN: 36820
  • Format: On-campus
  • Instructor: Sone, S.
  • Dates: Aug 28 – Oct 21, 2019
  • Class Meetings:

MPTM-520-201

Agile Project Management Funda

The course provides students with a comprehensive understanding of Agile Project Management Fundamentals. The course not only teaches students how to manage projects with an adaptive approach, but also allows students to understand the differences and similarities between agile and traditional project management. Throughout the course, students acquire the essential knowledge on agile values, principles, practices, tools, and benefits of applying a lean-agile approach to Project Management. The course also provides students with the tools necessary to select an adequate approach to project management while considering degree of uncertainty and complexity. Through simulations and demonstrations of agile concepts, students gain experiential learning and acquire essential Agile PM skills to operate in an agile setting. By the end of the course, students can apply insights on how to blend linear, incremental, and iterative approaches in a traditional, agile, or hybrid environment.

Note: Cross-Listed MPPM 735: Fundamentals of Agile PM

  • Course #: MPTM-520-201
  • CRN: 36823
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Gonzalez, W.
  • Dates: Oct 23 – Dec 16, 2019

MPTM-520-20

Agile Project Management Funda

The course provides students with a comprehensive understanding of Agile Project Management Fundamentals. The course not only teaches students how to manage projects with an adaptive approach, but also allows students to understand the differences and similarities between agile and traditional project management. Throughout the course, students acquire the essential knowledge on agile values, principles, practices, tools, and benefits of applying a lean-agile approach to Project Management. The course also provides students with the tools necessary to select an adequate approach to project management while considering degree of uncertainty and complexity. Through simulations and demonstrations of agile concepts, students gain experiential learning and acquire essential Agile PM skills to operate in an agile setting. By the end of the course, students can apply insights on how to blend linear, incremental, and iterative approaches in a traditional, agile, or hybrid environment.

Note: Cross-lIsted MPPM 735: Fundamentals of Agile PM

  • Course #: MPTM-520-20
  • CRN: 36822
  • Format: On-campus
  • Instructor: Sone, S.
  • Dates: Oct 23 – Dec 16, 2019
  • Class Meetings:

MPTM-650-202

Business Intelligence, Big Data & Analytics

Today data is everywhere. The most competitive commercial companies are harnessing it to formulate their go-to-market strategies, make course corrections and outthink the competition. Governments are using data to develop solutions to social issues, recruit talent, and even to prevent terrorist attacks. This course explores how government agencies, commercial companies and nonprofits are Business Intelligence (BI) and Big Data Analytics to achieve their strategic goals and objectives. During the course students are introduced to the concepts through real-world demonstrations of BI and Big Data Analytics solutions.

  • Course #: MPTM-650-202
  • CRN: 37471
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Melo, W.
  • Dates: Oct 23 – Dec 16, 2019

MPTM-650-201

Business Intelligence, Big Data & Analytics

Today data is everywhere. The most competitive commercial companies are harnessing it to formulate their go-to-market strategies, make course corrections and outthink the competition. Governments are using data to develop solutions to social issues, recruit talent, and even to prevent terrorist attacks. This course explores how government agencies, commercial companies and nonprofits are Business Intelligence (BI) and Big Data Analytics to achieve their strategic goals and objectives. During the course students are introduced to the concepts through real-world demonstrations of BI and Big Data Analytics solutions.

Note: This course meets online

  • Course #: MPTM-650-201
  • CRN: 30943
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Hogan, K.
  • Dates: Oct 23 – Dec 16, 2019

MPTM-900-01

MPTM Capstone

The Capstone Course is the culmination of the student's academic and professional experience in the Technology Management program. Over the course of the semester, students will be asked to apply the knowledge gained during the program to a project. With a focus on technology for social good, students will incorporate the skills necessary for analyzing key issues, thinking creatively, and making sound decisions in order to develop and execute plans. Projects will address global and local challenges. During the semester in which students are enrolled in the Capstone Course, it is strongly recommended that they only take one additional course along with it. Students must earn a grade of B or better in the Capstone Course in order to graduate.

Note: Core requirement for MPS degree. Minimum grade of "B" is needed to pass this course.

  • Course #: MPTM-900-01
  • CRN: 22509
  • Format: On-campus
  • Instructor: Shrestha, P.
  • Dates: Aug 28 – Dec 20, 2019
  • Class Meetings:

MPTM-900-201

MPTM Capstone

The Capstone Course is the culmination of the student's academic and professional experience in the Technology Management program. Over the course of the semester, students will be asked to apply the knowledge gained during the program to a project. With a focus on technology for social good, students will incorporate the skills necessary for analyzing key issues, thinking creatively, and making sound decisions in order to develop and execute plans. Projects will address global and local challenges. During the semester in which students are enrolled in the Capstone Course, it is strongly recommended that they only take one additional course along with it. Students must earn a grade of B or better in the Capstone Course in order to graduate.

Note: This course meets online Core course requirement Technology Management Students

  • Course #: MPTM-900-201
  • CRN: 30950
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Stanford, J.
  • Dates: Oct 23 – Dec 16, 2019

MPTM-900-202

MPTM Capstone

The Capstone Course is the culmination of the student's academic and professional experience in the Technology Management program. Over the course of the semester, students will be asked to apply the knowledge gained during the program to a project. With a focus on technology for social good, students will incorporate the skills necessary for analyzing key issues, thinking creatively, and making sound decisions in order to develop and execute plans. Projects will address global and local challenges. During the semester in which students are enrolled in the Capstone Course, it is strongly recommended that they only take one additional course along with it. Students must earn a grade of B or better in the Capstone Course in order to graduate.

  • Course #: MPTM-900-202
  • CRN: 36829
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: McCue, S.
  • Dates: Oct 23 – Dec 16, 2019

MPTM-656-102

Cloud Computing and Virtual Data Centers

The Cloud Computing and Virtual Data Centers course explores the emergence of Cloud Computing and Virtual Data Centers in Information Technology. The course provides a complete introduction to cloud computing, virtualization, legacy hardware and software considerations and approaches to transitioning Information Technology from legacy systems to a shared managed service model, Various Cloud Computing models will be covered including Private, Public, Hybrid and Community Clouds. Management of Cloud Computing Providers using automated tools and Service Level Agreements will be discussed, along with security and privacy considerations. Students will learn how to effectively plan, implement and manage Cloud Computing in virtual data centers and complete introductory coursework in VMware Virtualization software.


MPTM-656-101

Cloud Computing and Virtual Data Centers

The Cloud Computing and Virtual Data Centers course explores the emergence of Cloud Computing and Virtual Data Centers in Information Technology. The course provides a complete introduction to cloud computing, virtualization, legacy hardware and software considerations and approaches to transitioning Information Technology from legacy systems to a shared managed service model, Various Cloud Computing models will be covered including Private, Public, Hybrid and Community Clouds. Management of Cloud Computing Providers using automated tools and Service Level Agreements will be discussed, along with security and privacy considerations. Students will learn how to effectively plan, implement and manage Cloud Computing in virtual data centers and complete introductory coursework in VMware Virtualization software.


MPTM-662-101

Cryptography & Network Security

This fundamental course covers the theory of encryption and standard protocols for data communications and network security. Students will learn the goals of cryptography such as data privacy, authenticity and integrity. Topics that may be covered include PKI, digital signatures, message authentication codes, hash functions, etc. An examination of network security defenses and countermeasures are also covered.


MPTM-663-201

Cyber Threats & Vulnerabilities

Focused on threats, vulnerabilities, patch management, incident response, and security operations to identify and protect against internal and external threats. Various security threats will be covered including hacker attacks, e-mail borne viruses, backdoor problems, and internal sabotage. Cybercrime, cyber security, and global information security will be discussed. Students will learn how to prevent and respond to such types of attacks using various assessment tools, intrusion detection systems, etc.

  • Course #: MPTM-663-201
  • CRN: 34397
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Sienkiewicz, H.
  • Dates: Oct 23 – Dec 16, 2019

MPTM-632-201

Enterprise Modernization and Technology Assertion

Enterprise modernization changes every dimension of an organization—how it views itself, responds to its needs, and conducts its business. In this course, you’ll focus on the management challenges posed by emerging technologies and learn how to overcome these obstacles. You’ll explore how these technologies affect (and are affected by) political, social, economic, and cultural factors. Specific topics include emerging standards, nanotechnologies, artificial intelligence, artificial life, and expansion of the digital world.

Note: This course meets online

  • Course #: MPTM-632-201
  • CRN: 30940
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Hogan, K.
  • Dates: Oct 23 – Dec 16, 2019

MPTM-500-01

Ethics in Technology Management

The Core Course in Applied Ethics provides a firm foundation of essential concepts, skills, and strategies to allow for informed decision-making and effective leadership. The course emphasizes ethical responsibilities and core values endemic to the professional world, cutting across several disciplines but focusing particularly on the connections between applied ethics and areas such as technology, business management, and law. You will explore real-world dilemmas and the framework for reaching ethical decisions. Topics will include intellectual property rights, government regulations, privacy, information security and cybercrime. Professional guests from various fields—such as business, law and government—will present case studies representative of their experiences.

Note: Provides a firm foundation of essential concepts, skills, and strategies to allow for informed decision-making and effective leadership. The course emphasizes ethical responsibilities and core values endemic to the professional world, cutting across several disciplines but focusing particularly on the connections between applied ethics and areas such as technology, business management, and law. You will explore real-world dilemmas and the framework for reaching ethical decisions. Topics could include intellectual property rights, government regulations, privacy, and others. Professional guests from various fields—such as business, law, and government—will present case studies representative of their experiences. The Ethics course is required of all MPS students and should be taken in the first semester of study. In addition to other requirements, students must earn a grade of "B" or higher in the Ethics course.

  • Course #: MPTM-500-01
  • CRN: 28156
  • Format: On-campus
  • Instructor: Trujillo, M.
  • Dates: Aug 28 – Dec 20, 2019
  • Class Meetings:

MPTM-500-103

Ethics in Technology Management

The Core Course in Applied Ethics provides a firm foundation of essential concepts, skills, and strategies to allow for informed decision-making and effective leadership. The course emphasizes ethical responsibilities and core values endemic to the professional world, cutting across several disciplines but focusing particularly on the connections between applied ethics and areas such as technology, business management, and law. You will explore real-world dilemmas and the framework for reaching ethical decisions. Topics will include intellectual property rights, government regulations, privacy, information security and cybercrime. Professional guests from various fields—such as business, law and government—will present case studies representative of their experiences.

  • Course #: MPTM-500-103
  • CRN: 37473
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Watson, C.
  • Dates: Aug 28 – Oct 21, 2019

MPTM-500-102

Ethics in Technology Management

The Core Course in Applied Ethics provides a firm foundation of essential concepts, skills, and strategies to allow for informed decision-making and effective leadership. The course emphasizes ethical responsibilities and core values endemic to the professional world, cutting across several disciplines but focusing particularly on the connections between applied ethics and areas such as technology, business management, and law. You will explore real-world dilemmas and the framework for reaching ethical decisions. Topics will include intellectual property rights, government regulations, privacy, information security and cybercrime. Professional guests from various fields—such as business, law and government—will present case studies representative of their experiences.

Note: This course meets Online. Core course requirement for Tech Management Students.

  • Course #: MPTM-500-102
  • CRN: 33600
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Sung, D.
  • Dates: Aug 28 – Oct 21, 2019

MPTM-500-101

Ethics in Technology Management

The Core Course in Applied Ethics provides a firm foundation of essential concepts, skills, and strategies to allow for informed decision-making and effective leadership. The course emphasizes ethical responsibilities and core values endemic to the professional world, cutting across several disciplines but focusing particularly on the connections between applied ethics and areas such as technology, business management, and law. You will explore real-world dilemmas and the framework for reaching ethical decisions. Topics will include intellectual property rights, government regulations, privacy, information security and cybercrime. Professional guests from various fields—such as business, law and government—will present case studies representative of their experiences.

Note: This course meets Online. Core course requirement for Tech Management Students.

  • Course #: MPTM-500-101
  • CRN: 28982
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Molina, P.
  • Dates: Aug 28 – Oct 21, 2019

MPTM-800-202

Financial Analysis for Technology Managers

Provides theories and practical techniques related to acquiring, accounting for, and allocating an organization’s financial assets. It analyzes basic business problems that managers face as they make technology decisions for their organizations. Some of the topics include return on investment, theories of portfolio management, financial statement and discounted cash flow analysis, interest rate determination, capital budgeting methodologies, concepts of risk and return, asset pricing, and valuation models. You will apply the knowledge you gain to issues you face within your work environment and to real-world examples through business cases and case studies.

  • Course #: MPTM-800-202
  • CRN: 36886
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: McLaren, K.
  • Dates: Oct 23 – Dec 16, 2019

MPTM-800-201

Financial Analysis for Technology Managers

Provides theories and practical techniques related to acquiring, accounting for, and allocating an organization’s financial assets. It analyzes basic business problems that managers face as they make technology decisions for their organizations. Some of the topics include return on investment, theories of portfolio management, financial statement and discounted cash flow analysis, interest rate determination, capital budgeting methodologies, concepts of risk and return, asset pricing, and valuation models. You will apply the knowledge you gain to issues you face within your work environment and to real-world examples through business cases and case studies.

Note: This course meets online. Required Course required for Tech Mgmt Students

  • Course #: MPTM-800-201
  • CRN: 28998
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Schmanske, B.
  • Dates: Oct 23 – Dec 16, 2019

MPTM-800-203

Financial Analysis for Technology Managers

Provides theories and practical techniques related to acquiring, accounting for, and allocating an organization’s financial assets. It analyzes basic business problems that managers face as they make technology decisions for their organizations. Some of the topics include return on investment, theories of portfolio management, financial statement and discounted cash flow analysis, interest rate determination, capital budgeting methodologies, concepts of risk and return, asset pricing, and valuation models. You will apply the knowledge you gain to issues you face within your work environment and to real-world examples through business cases and case studies.

  • Course #: MPTM-800-203
  • CRN: 37470
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Rivera-Piza, H.
  • Dates: Oct 23 – Dec 16, 2019

MPTM-642-01   Canceled

Human-Computer Interaction

This course introduces you to the complete life cycle of interface development—from the user’s point of view. In exploring the field of Human-Computer Interaction, you’ll discover basic human factor approaches and develop technology to build interfaces. In keeping with the standard pattern of product development, you will explore key aspects of the design process including: the analysis of users needs, the formalization of these needs, the exploration of possible solutions to address these needs, the evaluation of the potential of these solutions, and the Implementation of prototypes and their evaluation.

Note: Friday Classes: August 31, Sept. 7, 21, and Oct. 5 Saturday Classes: Sept. 8, 22, and Oct. 6.

  • Course #: MPTM-642-01
  • CRN: 34395
  • Format: On-campus
  • Instructor: TBD
  • Dates: Aug 28 – Oct 21, 2019
  • Class Meetings:

MPTM-661-01

Information Assurance and Risk Assessment

This is an overview of enterprise security, privacy and information security assessment and management, and cyber security. This course intends to concentrate on tangible and intangible costs and examines concepts of information assurance and security risk assessment security. This course will help students understand how to assess information security risks and develop solutions. Topics covered include social engineering, risk assessment, recovery and response, enterprise security, and formal techniques and policies.

  • Course #: MPTM-661-01
  • CRN: 20797
  • Format: On-campus
  • Instructors: Dixon, D. , Sienkiewicz, H.
  • Dates: Aug 28 – Dec 20, 2019
  • Class Meetings:

MPTM-652-201

Managing Information Security

The Managing Information Security course is designed for managers charged with protecting IT systems, this course prepares you to anticipate the threat of Internet attacks—and develop effective strategies to defend against them. Learn the core concepts of data security, signature algorithms, key distribution, hash functions, and identification schemes. You’ll even explore public/private key cryptography, secret key schemes (DES and IDEA), public key schemes (RSA and ElGamal), and systems based on elliptic curves. The pertinent implementation aspects and current security estimations will be covered for all schemes.

Note: This course meets online


MPTM-660-201   Canceled

IT Security Compliance/Forensics

This course examines the various laws related to information security and protection of data focusing on private and government sectors and contemporary policy issues related to forensics. Also covered in the course are information security operations that may be at issue in legal proceedings such as the identification, preservation, collection and analysis of digital evidence for legal purposes. Legal and ethical issues will be covered. Best practices and tips for collecting forensic data will be discussed.

  • Course #: MPTM-660-201
  • CRN: 36262
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: TBD
  • Dates: Oct 23 – Dec 16, 2019

MPTM-740-201

Lean & Agile w/Scrum & Kanban

This course provides students with a solid foundation and a good understanding of practicing Agile with Scrum and Kanban. Scrum is a framework for designing, developing, and delivering products, services, and/or solutions of the highest value incrementally. Scrum is also known as a popular agile method in the computer software industry for addressing unknown and complex requirements iteratively and incrementally.. Scrum implementations require the use of self-organized teams who are flexible individuals willing to adapt quickly to change. Students will learn about the rules of the game specific to Scrum events (the sprint, sprint planning, daily Scrum, sprint review, and sprint retrospective), Scrum artifacts (e.g. product backlog, sprint backlog, and increment), and the importance of the definition of done. Kanban is another lean framework for developing and delivering products and services by balancing demands with available capacity, and by improving the handling of system-level bottlenecks. Students will also learn essential lean principles and discover how to use a Kanban board to help them visualize workflow and prioritize work items more effectively.

  • Course #: MPTM-740-201
  • CRN: 36824
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Tessema, D.
  • Dates: Oct 23 – Dec 16, 2019

MPTM-740-20

Lean & Agile w/Scrum & Kanban

This course provides students with a solid foundation and a good understanding of practicing Agile with Scrum and Kanban. Scrum is a framework for designing, developing, and delivering products, services, and/or solutions of the highest value incrementally. Scrum is also known as a popular agile method in the computer software industry for addressing unknown and complex requirements iteratively and incrementally.. Scrum implementations require the use of self-organized teams who are flexible individuals willing to adapt quickly to change. Students will learn about the rules of the game specific to Scrum events (the sprint, sprint planning, daily Scrum, sprint review, and sprint retrospective), Scrum artifacts (e.g. product backlog, sprint backlog, and increment), and the importance of the definition of done. Kanban is another lean framework for developing and delivering products and services by balancing demands with available capacity, and by improving the handling of system-level bottlenecks. Students will also learn essential lean principles and discover how to use a Kanban board to help them visualize workflow and prioritize work items more effectively.

Note: Cross-listed Course with MPPM 740-20

  • Course #: MPTM-740-20
  • CRN: 36825
  • Format: On-campus
  • Instructor: Tessema, D.
  • Dates: Oct 23 – Dec 16, 2019
  • Class Meetings:

MPTM-600-202

Management of Technology

The Management of Technology course provides theoretical and practical experience in using information technology to support organizational decision-making processes. You will examine the requirements of an organization to optimize its competitive strategy and core competencies. You will learn different tactical, strategic, and organizational factors relative to various information systems, as well as how to gauge the effectiveness of an organization’s information system. The course addresses some of the unique issues in managing different types of IT professionals, from senior-level architects to junior-level infrastructure support personnel. You will explore tools and techniques related to hiring, developing, assessing, and retaining staff—as well as theories/methods of managing remote workers and virtual teams.

Note: This is a foundation course for the TM major. This course meets online.

  • Course #: MPTM-600-202
  • CRN: 33601
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Lewis, W.
  • Dates: Oct 23 – Dec 16, 2019

MPTM-600-203

Management of Technology

The Management of Technology course provides theoretical and practical experience in using information technology to support organizational decision-making processes. You will examine the requirements of an organization to optimize its competitive strategy and core competencies. You will learn different tactical, strategic, and organizational factors relative to various information systems, as well as how to gauge the effectiveness of an organization’s information system. The course addresses some of the unique issues in managing different types of IT professionals, from senior-level architects to junior-level infrastructure support personnel. You will explore tools and techniques related to hiring, developing, assessing, and retaining staff—as well as theories/methods of managing remote workers and virtual teams.

  • Course #: MPTM-600-203
  • CRN: 37472
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Oresegun, O.
  • Dates: Oct 23 – Dec 16, 2019

MPTM-600-201

Management of Technology

The Management of Technology course provides theoretical and practical experience in using information technology to support organizational decision-making processes. You will examine the requirements of an organization to optimize its competitive strategy and core competencies. You will learn different tactical, strategic, and organizational factors relative to various information systems, as well as how to gauge the effectiveness of an organization’s information system. The course addresses some of the unique issues in managing different types of IT professionals, from senior-level architects to junior-level infrastructure support personnel. You will explore tools and techniques related to hiring, developing, assessing, and retaining staff—as well as theories/methods of managing remote workers and virtual teams.

Note: This is a foundation course for the TM major. This course meets online.

  • Course #: MPTM-600-201
  • CRN: 28985
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Smith, G.
  • Dates: Oct 23 – Dec 16, 2019

MPTM-622-102

Managing Diverse Organizations in a Flat World

This timely course focuses on defining project structure and reporting Relationships; assigning project roles and responsibilities; and staffing, motivating, and leading an organization that can compete effectively worldwide. Specific topics include conflict resolution, process control and automation, outsourcing, offshoring, real-time access to information, and other practices required for effective management in the changing demands of the flat world.

  • Course #: MPTM-622-102
  • CRN: 36948
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: McCue, S.
  • Dates: Aug 28 – Oct 21, 2019

MPTM-622-101

Managing Diverse Organizations in a Flat World

This timely course focuses on defining project structure and reporting Relationships; assigning project roles and responsibilities; and staffing, motivating, and leading an organization that can compete effectively worldwide. Specific topics include conflict resolution, process control and automation, outsourcing, offshoring, real-time access to information, and other practices required for effective management in the changing demands of the flat world.

Note: This course meets online Full Name of Course: Managing Diverse Organizations in a Flat World

  • Course #: MPTM-622-101
  • CRN: 30937
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: McCue, S.
  • Dates: Aug 28 – Oct 21, 2019

MPTM-620-101

Project Management for IT Professionals

Project Management for IT Professionals will master both the practical and theoretical sides of project management for IT professionals. In keeping with the ANSI standard for project management, this comprehensive course covers such core concepts as triple-constant theory, critical path method, and tracking earned value. You’ll follow the project lifecycle—from planning to monitoring to control—and learn how to avoid the most common challenges of successful project management.

Note: This course meets online.

  • Course #: MPTM-620-101
  • CRN: 28989
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Yarbrough, T.
  • Dates: Aug 28 – Oct 21, 2019

MPTM-654-01   Canceled

Service-Oriented Architecture

In the Service Oriented Architecture course you will learn the standards of SOA implementation and gain a thorough understanding of the value, benefit, cost, effectiveness, and challenges of moving to an SOA. In this course, you’ll master the basics of modeling, designing, and implementing an SOA—and discover the theories and best practices behind interoperability.

Note: Course Times: Friday's 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm Saturday's 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

  • Course #: MPTM-654-01
  • CRN: 36260
  • Format: On-campus
  • Instructor: TBD
  • Dates: Aug 28 – Oct 21, 2019
  • Class Meetings:

MPTM-700-102

Systems Requirements

Gives you a strong understanding of the system development life cycle (SDLC). You will learn methods of gathering, analyzing, and prioritizing business requirements with a focus on the ease of use for IT staff and end-users alike. The course covers many of the specifics of gap analysis through correctness and completeness methods, the use of case models, process and data modeling, database design principles, and more. In addition, the course covers SDLC models, Unified Process and CASE tools, Rapid Application Development methodologies, Package Evaluation and Selection, and more. Finally, the course will be well-grounded in practice through the coverage of relevant requirements standards (IEEE Standard 830) and current government practices for requirements management (i.e., System Requirements Specifications (SRS).

  • Course #: MPTM-700-102
  • CRN: 36885
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Coriale, D.
  • Dates: Aug 28 – Oct 21, 2019

MPTM-700-101

Systems Requirements

Gives you a strong understanding of the system development life cycle (SDLC). You will learn methods of gathering, analyzing, and prioritizing business requirements with a focus on the ease of use for IT staff and end-users alike. The course covers many of the specifics of gap analysis through correctness and completeness methods, the use of case models, process and data modeling, database design principles, and more. In addition, the course covers SDLC models, Unified Process and CASE tools, Rapid Application Development methodologies, Package Evaluation and Selection, and more. Finally, the course will be well-grounded in practice through the coverage of relevant requirements standards (IEEE Standard 830) and current government practices for requirements management (i.e., System Requirements Specifications (SRS).

Note: This course meets online. Required Course required for Tech Mgmt Students

  • Course #: MPTM-700-101
  • CRN: 28996
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Stanford, J.
  • Dates: Aug 28 – Oct 21, 2019

MPTM-623-01

Technology Entrepreneurship

This course examines the startup process from both sides—exploring the perspective of the entrepreneur as well as the corporation pursuing a model of open innovation. Based largely on case study discussions, the course focuses on intellectual property, high-tech product development, venture finance, high-tech market strategy, strategic alliances, and entrepreneurial leadership skills.