Course Summary
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14 hours
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Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 2 Business Administration or Project Management


The course objective is to explore the roles and responsibilities of project managers across the project life cycle, briefly covering each of the PMBOK® Guide process and knowledge areas.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe roles and responsibilities of project team members across the project life cycle
  • Define and develop the foundations of a project management plan, including the project requirements document, work breakdown structure, schedule, and other resources
  • Assess and avoid risk
  • Compare the management and control of the project against the project plan and baseline
  • Close out a project effectively and evaluate lessons learned

General Topics:

  • Project life cycle
  • Triple constraint
  • Influences on projects
  • Project manager roles and responsibilities
  • Stakeholder identification
  • Project management process groups
  • Role of senior management
  • Needs assessment
  • SMART objectives
  • Functional and technical requirements
  • Project charter
  • Requirements document
  • Scope planning
  • The work breakdown structure
  • Estimating
  • Cumulative cost curve
  • Schedule planning
  • Scheduling tools
  • Resource planning and tools
  • Planning processes (risk management, quality, and communication)
  • Procurement
  • Project plan
  • Baselines
  • Monitoring project performance
  • Managing risk
  • Assessing project status
  • Project evaluation
  • Managing change
  • Configuration management
  • Project teams
  • Conflict
  • Stakeholder expectations
  • Proper closeout
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Case Studies
  • Classroom Exercise
  • Computer Based Training
  • Discussion
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Quizzes

Minimum Passing Score:

Supplemental Materials