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Number:MG444
Name:Project Management
Description:This course builds on introductory project management skills to form a solid grounding in the nine project management knowledge areas and five process groups as detailed by the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). Topics include the following: initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, closing, integration management, scope management, time management, cost management, quality management, human resource management, communication management, risk management, and procurement management. Cost, scope, quality, and procurement receive special emphasis in this course. Students will align topics to attain project objectives within resource constraints. The course is relevant to any project management field
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s): MG224
PM minor, or approval.

Course Objectives

Students completing this course will be able to: Relate the processes that lead to successful project outcomes and support the PMBOK. Relate the nine managerial knowledge areas that enable the proper execution of project management as defined by the PMBOK. Evaluate the use and delivery options of the five project processes. Select and evaluate the managerial options and project frameworks that promote project progress to objectives for different scenarios. Synthesize optimal courses of action based on general options with special emphasis on risk, cost, scope, quality, and procurement to achieve objectives within planned resource allocations. Understand and apply Project Management software from the managerial perspective.

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher Instructor New Used Rental eBook
F 2016 (none) Appunn $0 $0 $0
F 2016 A GUIDE TO THE PROJECT MANAGEMENT BODY OF KNOWLEDGE: PMBOK(R 8601200917796 PROJECT MANAGEMENT I 5th PROJECT MGMT INSTITUTE Appunn $0 $53 $0 $0
F 2016 PROJECT MANAGEMENT-W/CD 9781259186400 LARSON 6TH 14 MCG Appunn $253 $0 $0 $0
U 2016 PROJECT MANAGEMENT-TEXT 9780078-09-6594 LARSON 6TH 14 MCG Appunn $0 $182 $0
U 2016 GUIDE TO PROJECT MGMT.BODY OF KNOWLEDGE 9781935-58-9679 PROJECT MGMT. 5TH 13 PROJ MGMT Appunn $69 $53 $0
U 2015 GUIDE TO PROJECT MGMT.BODY OF KNOWLEDGE 9781935589679 PROJECT MGMT. 5TH 13 PROJ MGMT Appunn $0 $54 $0
U 2015 PROJECT MANAGEMENT-TEXT 9780078096594 LARSON 6TH 14 MCG Appunn $0 $170 $0
F 2014 PROJECT MANAGEMENT-TEXT 9780078096594 LARSON 6TH 14 Appunn $0 $170 $0
F 2014 GUIDE TO PROJECT MGMT.BODY OF KNOWLEDGE 9781935589679 PROJECT MGMT. 5TH 13 Appunn $0 $55 $0
S 2014 (none) Appunn $0 $0 $0
F 2013 PROJECT MANAGEMENT-W/2 CDS 9780077426927 LARSON 5TH 11 Appunn $0 $0 $0
F 2013 APPENDIX B:BRIEF GDE.TO MS PROJECT '12 9781452839653 SCHWALBE 10 Appunn $0 $0 $0
F 2013 GUIDE TO PROJECT MGMT.BODY OF KNOWLEDGE 9781935589679 PROJECT MGMT. 5TH 13 Appunn $0 $0 $0
F 2013 APPENDIX B:BRIEF GDE.TO MS PROJECT '12 9781452839653 SCHWALBE 10 Appunn $0 $0 $0
F 2013 GUIDE TO PROJECT MGMT.BODY OF KNOWLEDGE 9781935589679 PROJECT MGMT. 5TH 13 Appunn $0 $0 $0
F 2013 PROJECT MANAGEMENT-W/2 CDS 9780077426927 LARSON 5TH 11 Appunn $0 $0 $0
S 2013 Project Management - With 2 CD's 978-0-07-742692-7 Gray, Clifford / Lar 5TH 11 Richard D. Irwin, Inc. Appunn $226 $169 $0
S 2013 Guide to Project Management Body of Knowledge 978-1-933890-51-7 Project Management I 4TH 08 Project Management Instit Appunn $66 $49 $0
S 2013 Appendix B : Brief Guide to Microsoft Project '12 978-1-4528-3965-3 Schwalbe, Kathy 2010 AMAZON.COM Appunn $14 $11 $0
F 2011 Effective Project Management: Taditional, Aglie, 9780470423677 Wysocki 5th Ed Wiley Wilkins $0 $0
F 2011 A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledg 9781933890517 Project Mgmt. Inst. 4th Ed Project Mgmt. Inst. Wilkins $0 $0
F 2011 GUIDE TO THE PROJECT MGMT 1-933890-51-7 PROJ MGMT I 4 PROJ MGMT Wilkins $66 $49
F 2011 EFFECTIVE PROJECT MANAGEM 0-470-42367-6 WYSOCKI 5 WILEY Wilkins $53 $40