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Number:MG544
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:Y
Pre-Requisite(s):
PM minor, graduate-level status, 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
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
V 2014 (none) 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
F 2013 APPENDIX B:BRIEF GDE.TO MS PROJECT '12 9781452839653 SCHWALBE 10 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