CIS 670 - Advanced IT Project Management

  • 3 credits

In this class, an applied examination of project management is conducted with an emphasis on preparing for and completing PMI certification. The focus is on the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). This course aims to prepare you to test for either Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® or Project Management Professional (PMP)®. By the end of the course, you will:
• Understand the application requirements for certification
• Understand the purpose of the PMBOK® Guide
• Understand the appropriate application and integration of the 42 PMI grouped project management processes.
• Complete test preparation for either Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) ® or Project Management Professional (PMP)®.

In addition, you should also have improved your skills in project management comprising the PMI 5 process groups including initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing.

Current students may call (970) 491-4612 or email; Non-admitted students are asked to contact or call (800) 491-4622 to determine eligibility to enroll in this class. Those who intend to apply to the program in the future must be aware that credits can only be transferred in with a B or better grade earned.


CIS 600 (Information Technology and Project Management).

Important Information

If applicable, active-duty military, veterans, federal, state and corporate employees must contact the College of Business to receive the tuition reduction code prior to registering for classes. Reduction of tuition will not be given if you do not provide the code at the time of enrollment. Unfortunately, retroactive reductions are not possible.

Current students and prospective students should call (970) 491-4612 or email to determine eligibility to enroll in this class.

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


  • Guide to Project Management Book of Knowledge, 6th Ed. (2017)
    ISBN: 978-1-6282518-4-5
    Not available at the CSU Bookstore
  • PMP Exam Prep, 9th Ed.
    Rita Mulcahy, PMP
    ISBN: 978-1-9437040-4-0

Please consult the CSU Bookstore for textbook information:

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Charles Butler

Charles W. Butler is a Professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado. Dr. Butler teaches and conducts research in information technology and collaborates with information technology managers in developing improved IT management strategies and processes, software development methodologies, and metrics and quality assurance for traditional and object software.

Dr. Butler was awarded the Ph.D. in Business from Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, 1983. He has published numerous articles and is the co-author of two books.

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