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This course integrates the five processes that define project management. Students will design a project management plan to accomplish an organizational objective. Other topics include project initiation, budgeting, communications, execution, team management, control, and closure.
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University policies are subject to change. Be sure to read the policies at the beginning of each class. Policies may be slightly different depending on the modality in which you attend class. If you have recently changed modalities, read the policies governing your current class modality.
Gray, C. F., & Larson, E. W. (2008). Project management: The managerial process (4th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill/Irwin.
QuantumPM, LLC. (2007). Special edition using Microsoft Office Project 2007. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Publishing.
All electronic materials are available on the student website.
|Week One: Project Management Overview | | |Details |Due |Points | |Objectives |Describe the terms project, program, and project portfolio. | | | | |Compare components of a project with the project life cycle. | | | | |Explain the effect of organizational structure and culture on project management. | | | |Readings |Read Ch. 1 of Project Management: The Managerial Process. | | | | |Read Ch. 2 of Project Management: The Managerial Process. | | | | |Read Ch. 3 of Project Management: The Managerial Process. | | | | |Read this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings. | | | |Participation |Participate in class discussion. | |2 | |Discussion Questions |Respond to weekly discussion questions. | |5 | |Nongraded Activities and |Complete the Selecting and Initiating Projects simulation located on the student Web site. Be| | | |Preparation |prepared to discuss your experience in class. |...