Course Number / Section:

CIS 4396 / 001

Course Name:

Information System Implementation


Sanford M. Sorkin


Wachman Hall, Room 1041.




Course Web Site:

Website for Complete Syllabus:



CIS 4296


Systems Analysis and Design with UML Version 2.0 - An Object-Oriented Approach, 2nd Edition, Alan Dennis, Barbara Haley Wixom * David Tegargen, Wiley

Recommended: Software Facts and Fallacies, Robert L. Glass, Addison-Wesley

Course Goals:

This course,, is the continuation of CIS 4296. Students will continue to develop and then implement client applications initiated during the first semester. Students are expected to work directly with their clients applying their skills in a real world application area. The instructor will serve as a consultant to each team and meet with teams weekly.  The emphasis of the class will be to employ good project management techniques, manage resources, communications, and quality assurance techniques.  The need to document activities and keep the client informed will also be a necessity.

Topics Covered:

Introductory Thoughts, The Project Status Report, Using Project Management Software, Real World Project Estimation, and Presentation Process Review.

Attendance Policy:

You are expected to attend lectures, please discuss any attendance issues with the instructor.  You are also expected to meet regularly with your team.