Texts for the course : 
(1) Project Management the managerial process 4e (as pictured)
(2) Project Management Body of Knowlege (PMBOK Guide, 4th ed)

Course Description

In this course, students will learn how to use the concepts, tools and techniques of project management to successfully manage projects. Project failures are generally failures of management not failures of technology. Good management and leadership, an understanding of the appropriate use of technology, and applying industry proven methodology is therefore essential. Students will learn, in particular, how to apply the concepts, tools and techniques of project management in today's dynamic, digital business environment, where projects must be brought to completion under increasingly compressed timeframes and where decisions must be made under conditions of uncertainty.
In today's time-based and cost-conscious global business environment, tight project deadlines and stringent expectations are the norm.  This course provides an introduction to project management, along with  tools and techniques for planning and executing projects on time, on budget, and with maximum efficiency and productivity.

Course Objectives

One of the most fundamental tasks of a manager is planning and execution of projects.
The object of this course is to provide the understanding and skill to effectively plan and control projects.
Whether planning a trip to Mars, planning a wedding, building a house, or developing software the basic methodology for Project Management remains the same.
Defining and managing the scope of projects is a key skill for every manager.

Learning Outcomes

Student will learn how to:

  • Plan and Estimate projects
  • Scope Definition and Management
  • Work Breakdown Structure
  • Apply the Critical Path Method
  • Schedule Time and Resources
  • Control and Management of Projects
  • Close Projects
  • Get a sense and preparation for the PMP certification exam.