Project Management Techniques I
- Issues surrounding project scope definition; plan development and execution; sequencing, scheduling, and controlling activities for timely completion of projects; and collection and dissemination of project-related information.
Project Management Techniques II
- A sequence of project management topics regarding organizational planning, staff acquisition, and team development; quality planning, assurance and control; risk identification and control; and managing procurement of goods and services from outside the performing organization. P: PROJMGT 7010.
Project Risk Management
- Project Risk Management expands upon a subject introduced in the PROJMGT 7010 and PROJMGT 7020 Project Management courses, with an entire focus on the application of risk management concepts to projects and the project management environment. The risk management life cycle, from identification, assessment, response development, to control and closure, is taught using textbook, lecture and case study techniques. Throughout each phase of the risk management life cycle, various tools and techniques are taught which provide valuable practical means for the student to perform risk management on all projects from the smallest to the largest. Computer applications of techniques such as PERT and Monte Carlo simulation will also be addressed, thereby rounding out the course for today’s most complex business environments. P: PROJMGT 7010 Project Management Techniques I and 7020 Project Management Techniques II, or consent of instructor or department chair.
Project Procurement Management
- Typically the more complex and challenging the project, the more work will be sent outside of the organization for performance. Project Procurement Management is one of the nine project management knowledge areas in the PMBOK®. This course covers issues surrounding procurement and solicitation planning, outsourcing and partnering, solicitation development, contract administration, and contract closeout from the vantage points of both the buyer and the seller. P: PROJMGT 7010 Project Management Techniques I and PROJMGT 7020 Project Management Techniques II, or consent of instructor or department chair.
Advanced Tools and Techniques for Project Management
- A practical and tangible, yet systematic way, to plan and control projects through consistent use and application of a repository of project management tools and techniques focusing on the desirability of repeatable process. Tools and techniques include those for project initiation and portfolio management, planning, and implementation and closure, in the context of the importance of project management to the competitive strategy of the enterprise. P: PROJMGT 7010 Project Management Techniques I and PROJMGT 7020 Project Management Techniques II, or consent of instructor or department chair.
Project Management Capstone
- This course draws on the business foundation and project management concepts, theories and techniques, specifically emphasizing the role of the project manager in implementing and accomplishing project plans and objectives. Students may draw on topics from their workplace or may choose from projects provided by companies in our local area requesting consulting services in developing feasibility studies and project proposals. Note that the ability to assign such a "real world" project depends on the availability of companies interested in such analyses at the time.
Special Topics in Project Management
- Designed to present to students specialized topics in the field of Project Management depending upon interest of students and approval of staff.
Independent Study in Project Management
- The amount of graduate credit allowed for independent study may not exceed a total of four credits except with the special permission of the student's advisor and the graduate dean. Approval must be secured from the department faculty member and the student's advisor before independent study courses are begun by completing a form secured from the department. This form must include a description of the subject to be covered and must be submitted before registration will be approved.