MGT6154

Project Management Applications

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This course provides the student with an opportunity to demonstrate academic achievement and practical knowledge of project management tools, techniques, and processes necessary for effective and efficient project management. In this course, students demonstrate their ability to integrate and utilize project management knowledge accumulated in prior course-work through the selection and completion of a course project. Students apply their knowledge by developing and presenting project justification, a project management plan, and other project management artifacts that describe how to manage and complete the course project.

 

PREREQUISITE: MGT6151, MGT6152

 

UPON COMPLETION OF THE COURSE, THE STUDENT WILL BE COMPETENT IN:

  • Demonstrating the value proposition of project management for organizations.
  • Demonstrating the ability to evaluate and incorporate emerging technologies to the discipline of project management.
  • Preparing project selection and justification documentation.
  • Preparing a complete project management plan and its subsidiary plans.
  • Completing the process of documenting a project from inception to completion.
  • Creating a valid and reliable method for addressing project management issues, problems, and situations.
  • Determining the proper project management approach for implementing the course project.
  • Determining the proper level of project management within the functional capabilities of the performing organization.
  • Integrating project cost budgeting and management processes across the project.
  • Planning and implementing a risk management approach for projects.
  • Performing project stakeholder management and communication activities.
  • Performing project risk identification and mitigation activities.
  • Performing project management planning processes.
  • Performing project human resource management processes.
  • Completing a work breakdown structure (WBS) and a WBS dictionary.
  • Monitoring and controlling project management processes.

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