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 Course Title:   Project Management

 Title Abbreviation:   PROJECT MANAGEMENT

 Department:    CIS

 Course #:    150

 Credits:    5

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    5

 CIP:    110301

 EPC:    514

 REV:    2017

 Course Description  

Introduction to project management including behaviors of project management teams, the structure of projects and work breakdown, planning and scheduling, PERT/CPM analysis, risk management, current topics in project management, and project management software.



Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 55

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for ATA degree, Required for certificate  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate project management team building skills.
  2. Explain how to plan, schedule and breakdown complicated work projects.
  3. Use common project management techniques, PERT/CPM, etc.
  4. Perform a risk analysis.
  5. Demonstrate basic project management software skills.
  6. Oversee a simulated case project.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.4 Evaluate decisions by analyzing outcomes and the impact of actions.

6. Individual Awareness & Responsibility

Definition: Understanding, managing, and taking responsibility for one’s learning and behavior in varied and changing environments.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
6.3 Apply successful organizational strategies of planning, goal setting, prioritizing, resolving conflict, and managing time to specific goals and/or projects.

8. Mathematical Reasoning

Definition: Understanding and applying concepts of mathematics and logical reasoning in a variety of contexts, both academic and non-academic.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
8.2 Correctly apply logical reasoning and mathematical principles to solve problems.

10. Technology

Definition: Understanding the role of technology in society and using technology appropriately and effectively.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
10.3 Use technology appropriate to the context and task to effectively retrieve and manage information, solve problems, and facilitate communication.

Course Contents

  1. Project Management Techniques. Team Building.
  2. Project Planning. Project Scheduling.
  3. Work Breakdown. PERT/CPM.
  4. Risk Analysis. Project Management Software.
  5. Case Project.