Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
YRUP-0022
Organization Course Number:
BUS 202
Organization:
Location:
Classroom-based
Length:
7 weeks (37 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 Project Management or Introduction to Operations Management
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to learn and apply basic project management concepts and behavioral skills including triple constraint, planning, scheduling, work breakdown structures, and project control; understand practical ways to utilize project management skills; gain insights into problem solving and persuasive presentation of solutions; and increase awareness of how individuals work as team members and as individuals on a specific project.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Discuss project selection criteria and method of project evaluation (cost-benefit analysis, feasibility study)
  • Identify the ten project management knowledge areas
  • Recognize the first six project management knowledge areas with key inputs, tools and techniques, and outputs: integration, scope, time, cost, quality, and human resources
  • Demonstrate the interplay between the triple constraint (scope, time, cost) in the project management plan
  • Identify the role and responsibilities of the project manager and project team.
  • Articulate the importance of project management

General Course Topics:

  • Project management
  • Time management
  • Professional communication
  • Fundamentals of public speaking
  • Critical thinking and writing
  • Business communication
  • Teamwork/problem-solving
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

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

Methods of Assessment:

  • Case Studies
  • Examinations
  • Performance Rubrics (Checklists)
  • Presentations
  • Quizzes
  • Written Papers

Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials