|Course ID:||MGMT 5220. 3 hours. |
|Course Title:||Project Management|
|Planning, scheduling, organizing, implementing, and controlling
of single and multiple projects. This course explores
traditional and new techniques for the dynamic environment of
|Oasis Title:||PROJECT MGT|
|Offered every year. |
|Grading System:||A-F (Traditional)|
After completing this course, you will be able to:
• Understand the development of project management and its
importance in today’s organizations.
• Review, describe and validate project objectives.
• Understand how to develop a multi-functional project team,
and understand how communication affects the team.
• Define the framework by which team members will work together.
• Develop the work breakdown structure (WBS), statement of work
(SOW) and understand the use of a scope statement.
• Produce a schedule that can be managed by the critical path
method. Understand methods for reducing the project duration
determined by the critical path.
• Define time and cost estimates and resource requirements.
• Determine and develop risk management plans.
• Track, assess and understand how to communicate project
• Manage issues, changes and additional risks.
• Conduct close-out reviews and communicate key learnings.
Effective project management ensures that a project is
completed on time, within budget, and with high quality.
Specific techniques for accomplishing these three goals are not
always so obvious. The purpose of this course is to make these
techniques more obvious, and expose students to a variety of
techniques to manage the budget, schedule, and quality of
Specific topics to be discussed include:
• Qualities of an effective project manager;
• Typical responsibilities of a project manager;
• Project selection, acquisition, and development;
• Developing and following a detailed work plan;
• Developing and managing a project schedule and budget;
• Controlling projects for quality;
• Communicating with the project team, client and supervisors;
• Team building; and
• Anticipating and avoiding potential problems.