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


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:

Supplemental Materials