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Instructor Class Description

Time Schedule:

Laura B. Schildkraut
CSS 390
Bothell Campus

Special Topics

Examines current topics and issues associated with computing and software systems.

Class description

"Becoming an organizational-focused technologist" recognizes that being a star programmer is wonderful. But truly understanding the basis for your technical projects from an organizational perspective is what will get you hired and promoted. This course will focus on different uses of technology across the organization, how diligent project planning can assure that your project meets organizational objectives, how to create a compelling business case and prototype, and how to communicate effectively so your project will be approved.

Student learning goals

Understand how technology supports each area of an organization

Arrange, Conduct and Follow up on an informational interview

Create and present a project plan

Create and present a business case

Develop an effective prototype and demonstration

Provide effective and constructive feedback

General method of instruction

Lecture, class discussion, and interactive exercises

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Laura B. Schildkraut
Date: 11/08/2010