Project Management

Courses

PROJ 501 Introduction to Project Management 3.0 Credits

This course will prepare students to manage scheduling, supply management, project team recruiting, resource allocation, time/cost tradeoffs, risk assessment, task coordination, team-building, progress monitoring, and post-project assessment through a comprehensive overview of project management. Case studies are used to illustrate the principles and tools of project management as a process.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

PROJ 502 Project Planning & Scheduling 3.0 Credits

This course will prepare students to master concepts in project planning, scheduling and control. Project scheduling methods are covered including: critical path systems, critical chain scheduling, statistical analysis, Program Evaluation Review Technique, linear resource leveling, and legal ramifications on contracted projects.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: PROJ 501 [Min Grade: B]

PROJ 510 Project Quality Management 3.0 Credits

Quality management is related to project management. Examines basic quality concepts and explores the three sub-processes of quality management: quality planning, quality assurance, and quality control as they relate to project management.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: PROJ 501 [Min Grade: B]

PROJ 515 Project Estimation & Cost Management 3.0 Credits

This course will provide an overview of project financial and economic principles involved in product and system development. It is intended to familiarize project managers with methods in project accounting, budgeting, cost estimation, financial management, design optimization, and economics.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: PROJ 501 [Min Grade: B]

PROJ 520 Project Risk Assessment & Management 3.0 Credits

Examines the risk factors throughout every phase of a project. Looks at the overall project planning process, explores the use of high-level risk assessment tools, and describes key ideas for project risk planning. Models for risk analysis, assessment, and classification are presented.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: PROJ 501 [Min Grade: B]

PROJ 525 E-Tools for Project Management 3.0 Credits

This course will examine the use of electronic tools as a means of creating a virtual workplace. Issues related to the use of the e-tools for collaboration and decision making for project management will be explored.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: PROJ 501 [Min Grade: B]

PROJ 530 Managing Multiple Projects 3.0 Credits

Examines the complex and simultaneous management principles and techniques required to manage multiple projects. Emphasis is placed on a theory and practice of project management that is rigorous and disciplined, yet flexible.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: PROJ 501 [Min Grade: B]

PROJ 535 International Project Management 3.0 Credits

Examines the uniqueness and adaptations of project management when operating in an international context. Details the investigation of cultural, legal, and regulatory environments as the context of international project management.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: PROJ 501 [Min Grade: B]

PROJ 540 Project Procurement Management 3.0 Credits

Examines role of procurement in project management including processes and activities needed to acquire products, services and results required to accomplish a project from outside the project organization. Planning, conducting administering and closing procurements are course components as are relevant legal and ethical issues, contract capacity, authority, public and private bidding processes and dispute resolution methods.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: PROJ 501 [Min Grade: B]

PROJ 601 Project Leadership 1.5 Credit

Examines the environments required for building, maintaining, and leading successful project teams.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: PROJ 501 [Min Grade: B] (Can be taken Concurrently)

PROJ 602 Project Teamwork 1.5 Credit

Examines the environments needed for being a successful and contributing member of a project team.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: PROJ 501 [Min Grade: B] (Can be taken Concurrently)

PROJ 645 Project Management Tools 3.0 Credits

Examines theories relating to project management software acceptance, use of project management tools, and how tools relate to project success. Develops in-depth skills in a widely-used project management software package, and provides exposure to other selected project management tools for successful collaboration in collocated and virtual project teams.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: PROJ 501 [Min Grade: B]

PROJ 650 Project Stakeholder Management 3.0 Credits

Examines theories and processes required to identify the individuals, groups, organizations, and other stakeholders that could impact or be impacted by a project. Also covers analyzing stakeholder expectations and their influence on the project, and developing strategies for engaging project stakeholders in effective project decisions to ensure successful project outcomes.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

PROJ 665 Managing Project Knowledge 3.0 Credits

Examines how knowledge services are designed, developed, and implemented within an organization and a project. The goal is to build expertise with knowledge management materials and skills needed to succeed in building an effective knowledge strategy within a project, a program, and an organization. Students learn strategies for building knowledge services, including the theories, models, methods, processes, and social factors that promote successful change.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

PROJ 670 Project Management Methodologies: Managing Project Lifecycles 3.0 Credits

Examines project management methodologies, including Project Management Institute (PMI)® global standards, Agile, PRINCE 2, SCRUM, ITIL, and other leading methodologies. Reviews how project lifecycles are designed, developed, and implemented within a project and across the organization. Builds knowledge and expertise with major project management methodologies and materials and develops skills needed to select, adapt, and apply an effective strategy for a project, a program, and an organization. Students learn strategies for managing projects throughout their lifecycles, including the theories, models, methods, processes, and other factors that enhance project success.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

PROJ 695 Capstone Project in Project Management 3.0 Credits

Provides an opportunity for the student to successfully integrate knowledge and skills acquired during their master’s program in project management. Students will evaluate the project management practices in an organization and create a report that identifies strengths and weaknesses in an organization and recommend strategies for improvement.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: PROJ 502 [Min Grade: B] and PROJ 510 [Min Grade: B] and PROJ 515 [Min Grade: B] and PROJ 520 [Min Grade: B] and (PROJ 525 [Min Grade: B] or PROJ 645 [Min Grade: B]) and PROJ 530 [Min Grade: B] and PROJ 535 [Min Grade: B] and PROJ 540 [Min Grade: B] and PROJ 601 [Min Grade: B] and PROJ 602 [Min Grade: B]

PROJ 899 Research Activity for PhD Students in Project Management 0.0-9.0 Credits

This course is designed to record independent research activity by PhD students in Project Management. The research undertaken should advance the PhD student’s research towards achieving appropriate milestone(s) in the PhD in Project Management.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 4 times for 45 credits
Restrictions: Can enroll if classification is PhD.

PROJ 901 Research Methodologies in Project Management 3.0 Credits

This course provides an introduction to the tools and methods of doing project management research. Topics covered include literature review methods and tools, text editors, hierarchy of research questions and research ethics so that students can critically read, interpret and evaluate academic writing. Quantitative and qualitative research methods are presented along with the types of research questions that are answered with each method. By the conclusion of the course, students will have constructed a coherent, well-formed research proposal and understand where in the literature, their topic fits.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if classification is PhD.

PROJ I599 Independent Study in PROJ 0.0-12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

PROJ I699 Independent Study in PROJ 0.0-12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 9 times for 81 credits
Prerequisites: PROJ 501 [Min Grade: B]

PROJ I799 Independent Study in PROJ 0.0-12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

PROJ I899 Independent Study in PROJ 0.0-12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

PROJ I999 Independent Study in PROJ 0.0-12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

PROJ T580 Special Topics in PROJ 0.0-12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

PROJ T680 Special Topics in PROJ 0.0-12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit
Prerequisites: PROJ 501 [Min Grade: B]

PROJ T780 Special Topics in PROJ 0.0-12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

PROJ T880 Special Topics in PROJ 0.0-12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

PROJ T980 Special Topics in PROJ 0.0-12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

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