Course Summary
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62 hours (self-paced)
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Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Upper-Division Baccalaureate 3 Project Management


The course objective is to examine the steps in organizing and planning the processes that a business uses to address tasks and meet deadlines, with particular attention to the role of project managers as they initiate, plan, execute, control, and terminate projects.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Explain the role of the project manager in initiating and completing a project
  • Identify tools and techniques for planning and tracking a project
  • Identify project risks
  • Define the terms project and project management
  • Describe the project life cycle, project selection, project environment, and approval process
  • Identify the project management process groups, including initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing
  • Explain knowledge areas, including project integration management, project scope management, project time management, project cost management, project quality management, project human resource management, project communications management, project risk management, and project procurement management
  • Identify and apply the steps that must be taken to complete projects on time and on budget
  • Identify and apply human-resources skills in forming and developing a team
  • Describe how to organize the organizational structure for a project
  • Develop methods for motivating teams and keeping them focused
  • Explain how to make leadership decisions concerning organizational structure and the role of project resources on a project's team

General Topics:

  • The definition of project management
  • Project lifecycle
  • Organizational design
  • Project initiation and planning
  • Project execution
  • Project implementation and closure
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

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

Methods of Assessment:

  • Case Studies
  • Examinations

Minimum Passing Score:

Supplemental Materials