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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.


CIS 600A (Project Management: Information Technology); Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate (GR) OR Professional (PR).

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Dr. Charles Butler

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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.