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This course focuses on the project management methods necessary for successful execution, monitoring, control, and closing of enterprise projects. Students in this course identify and evaluate influential research in the areas of project execution, resource management, and process control. Topics include the processes, tools, and techniques essential to the completion of project work defined in the project management plan to satisfy the project specifications.
UPON COMPLETION OF THE COURSE, THE STUDENT WILL BE COMPETENT IN:
- Understanding the processes, tools, and techniques necessary to complete project work.
- Discussing the importance of coordinating people and resources in accordance with the project management plan.
- Discussing the direct and management project work process tools, techniques, and outputs.
- Understanding the role of quality assurance and continuous improvement projects.
- Discussing the unique human resource aspects of projects, including acquiring and managing the project team.
- Understanding the importance of managing project information distribution.
- Discussing the distribution information process tools, techniques, and outputs.
- Discussing the process of communicating and working with project stakeholders.
- Understanding the process of selecting sellers and awarding procurement contracts.
- Understanding the processes required to track, review, and regulate the progress and performance of projects.
- Identifying areas in which changes to the project plan are required.
- Understanding the importance of systematically observing and measuring project performance.
- Using earned value to measure and forecast project performance.
- Discussing the process of integrating change control in projects.
- Discussing the formal acceptance of completed project deliverables.
- Discussing the processes necessary for scope, schedule, cost, and quality control.
- Discussing the process of implementing risk response plans, tracking identified risks, and monitoring residual risks.