MGMT260 Project Management
Department of Business Studies: Management
- I. Course Number and Title
- MGMT260 Project Management
- II. Number of Credits
- 3 credits
- III. Number of Instructional Minutes
- IV. Prerequisites
- MGMT100 or MGMT110 or permission of the Department of Business Studies
- V. Other Pertinent Information
- VI. Catalog Course Description
- This course reviews the components that encompass project management in the arena of business. The processes include starting, controlling, managing, and successfully completing a project by carefully coordinating human resources.
- VII. Required Course Content and Direction
Course Learning Goals
- explain the project life cycle;
- describe the importance of people in project organization and structure;
- explain the importance of controlling and managing a project;
- calculate financial and cost issues in project management;
- demonstrate an understanding of the importance of scheduling, information needs and the reporting processes; and
- define the terms and common acronyms used in project management.
Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities
- What is a project?
- The project life cycle
- Defining needs identification
- Developing a request of proposal
- Understanding various problem solving methods
- People and their role in project management
- Understanding the role of the project manager
- Explaining how to develop a project team
- Understanding project organizational models
- Defining methods of project communication
- Developing the required project documentation
- Project planning and control
- Utilization of project resources
- Cost planning and performance
Assessment Methods for Course Learning Goals
- Course Course learning goals are assessed using a variety of quizzes, tests and performance-based tasks.
- Core (if applicable) This course is not included in the Core.
Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Student:See course format.
Review/Approval Date - 10/02; Revised 4/05; Revised 11/2011; New Core 8/2015