Category: "Education"

Project Failure Presentation

October 19th, 2008
This past week was one of the more suspenseful weeks of the semester. Friday was the day we presented our Project Management presentation. It was a team project with 3 team members on each team. Our assignment: Write a research paper (MLA), create a… more »

Can You Define That?

October 12th, 2008
<posted on> One of the problems I anticipated when going back to school was the need to remember lists and definitions. That's not something that I am good at. I can learn a computer language painlessly, but have difficulty remembe… more »

Backward Learning

October 6th, 2008
<posted on> You've no doubt heard people say something to the effect that they were glad they learned something in school, because it was now a part of their job. Or maybe, they learned something in a lower level course that enhanc… more »

Soft Skills

September 29th, 2008
<posted on> This is something of a prompt for feedback from the Project Management community. In my Systems Analysis and Design class one of the things that my professor has brought up frequently is that a project manager needs to… more »

Real World Project Management

September 26th, 2008
<posted on> School update. I've been doing well in all of my classes and my coursework requirements are getting a little interesting. One of the courses is Systems Analysis and Design, a subject I took once at a lower level. In tha… more »

Do you have the temperament?

September 23rd, 2008
<posted on> Going into IT requires a lot of preparation. There is the educational as well as the experiential, but there is also the genetic or cultural perspective to consider. Your life experiences and personal preferences seem t… more »

When I Grow Up

September 14th, 2008
<posted on> There are a few "life" things that I've learned in school this week, but so I don't stray from the subject too often, I'm keeping those to myself for now. Instead, I'm going to look at why I am here in this community. W… more »