2019-2020 Catalog

PM 501 Introduction to Project Management

This course will introduce the practices that are fundamental to successful project management in a broad range of industry environments. Students will be introduced to the knowledge and skills needed to be successful in this fast growing professional field including project planning, scheduling, managing cost, quality, and risk, while monitoring the influences that can affect project scope and eventual project success. The challenges of working with diverse teams of internal and external resources will be explored through activities and interaction with distributed teams. The goal of this course is to provide a sense of confidence in bringing projects to a successful close in any professional setting.