After completing this course, a student should be able to: Apply the process model of initiation-planning-execution-control-closure and the integration of the nine knowledge areas identified in the PMBOK. Demonstrate knowledge in project management and the nine skill areas of Scope, Time, Cost, Quality, Communications, Risk, Resources, Procurement, and Project Integration, emphasizing the inputs, tools and skills, and outputs involved with each skill area. Discuss the nature and attributes of information technology projects and articulate similarities and differences between IT projects and other types of projects. Justify an IT project by establishing a business case. Develop key project management documents such as project charter, project plan, and work breakdown structure.