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CIS490 Roadmap

Pre-Project Phase

Final Exam & Project Help
Project Deliverables (CIS490)
Samples and Examples
Project Phases
Textbook & Resources
Course Schedule
Grading & Policies
Contact & Links
Project Managers
Office Hours
Instructor Information


Due Date


Instructor Invites project managers applications
Letter to class
Sent to your NJIT-provided email address

Call for Project Managers

Frequently Asked Questions

Open Since 12/2004
Deadline is Friday 1/21/05


Interested Students apply for Project Managers positions
Online Project Manager Application Form
Open until Friday 1/21/05


Project Managers are selected
Receive approval notice from course instructor

Sample Approval Notice

Ongoing until Sunday 1/23/05


Available Projects are released and updated frequently
View our Industry Sponsors Proposals Database  

View Projects Database (Spring 2005)

[Password: viewcapstonesp2005]

Monday 1/10/05


Project managers select & reserve projects
Webboard reservation conference - Must reserve to get approved
Starting from 1/3/2005
Deadline Sunday 1/30/2005


Project managers use Webct to  :
A-   Announce their approved selections 
B-  Invite applications to fill vacancies available and specify skill set required for each vacancy 
Project managers webct disussion board


Starting from 1/3/2005
Deadline Sunday 1/30/2005


Students introduce themselves professionally by building their homepages on the webct system  
First Course 30-point mandatory assignment  - Introduction Hompage on Webct
(Bonus points for early introductions)
Professional Introduction Assignment  (download instructions  below)

First Assignment Instructions

Starting from 1/3/2005
Deadline Sunday 1/23/2005


Students apply  to project managers who have vacancies for certain positions
Team applications through Webct email (CC to Instructor)
Use your introduction and/or team position application form and/or resume (as requested by PM)

Sample Team Position App.

Deadline for all team members applications  Friday 2/4/2005


Project managers approve team members   and send a brief explanation  email  to accepted applicants who were not accepted
Approval notice by webct email- and copy  instructor
Team position applicants have to re-apply to other teams - if they were not accepted in their initial applications .They need to keep trying   until they find a job and get approved. Unemployment rate should e set to zero in this class. Instructor will give extra help whenever necessary .You need a team to continue with this class. This is a team-driven project class! We will find you a team if you could not find one after 5 documented attempts.
Starting from 1/3/2005
Deadline Monday 2/7/2005


Project managers form teams and begin working on their projects

     1-Team Certificate Form -Online Form ( link and password)                                            

    2- Project managers have to fill our online  progress report every other  week starting  from 2/13/2005

    3- Configure your project deliverables with instructor and  sponsor


This important  cetrtificate is your entry ticket to this course.  It will be approved by both instructor and sponsor online
Starting from 1/3/2005
Deadline Monday 2/7/2005