Project management is one of the most relevant and exciting function areas of business. A talented and successful project manager will demonstrate exceptional strength in three areas; technical project management knowledge, leadership abilities; and strategic and business management. Through this course we will explore project management and its vital role in the success of organizations.
- Introduction to Project Management
- Project Lifecycle & Process
- Scope Planning
- Scheduling Tasks
- Time and cost management
- Risk management
- Project Termination
The Project Management course facilitates the students to identify and manage the project scope, build a work breakdown structure, create a project plan, create the project budget, define and allocate resources, manage the project development, identify and manage risks, and understand the project documentation process.
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
- Explain the stages and process of the project life cycle
- Create project objectives and identify stakeholders
- Demonstrate integration of all aspects of project planning; scope, WBS (work breakdown structure) creation, scheduling, cost and resource planning
- Learn and apply the knowledge areas to create project management assets and approaches
Students are expected to attend all the lectures (attendance requirement is 80%)
All of the subjects which are defined in the pma-baseline 3.0 from the pma - Project Management Austria, will be analyzed during the course, as well as other additional topics which are essential to provide a better level of comprehension of the course.
Several case studies are presented in the class to demonstrate the applications of the methodologies discussed and 4 assignments are due to deliver at the end of 2.,3.,4., and 5. week.
Group work may be required in this course
Your grade will be weighted as follows:
Presentation of Assignments 10%
Instructor DI DR Berrin Agaran
I will make myself available to provide one-on-one support as needed during this course. However, I only teach part time and am typically not available during the day. I am available in the evenings and do check email regularly. Contact me via e-mail if you would like to set up a time to chat. For time critical items, please call or text my cell phone listed above.