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COURSE ID.

BBA 2926: INTRODUCTION TO PROJECT MANAGEMENT

bba 2201
Course ID

Description

Explores the history and development of project management and the project management process framework. This course provides an overview of the five project management process groups, including initiating, planning, executing, controlling and monitoring, and closing.

Objectives

  1. Implement a basic project schedule.
  2. Define project management as a series of activities and tasks.
  3. Explain how the project triple constraint is used to manage a project.
  4. Discuss risk as a measure of not achieving a defined project goal.
  5. Design a simple project communication plan.
  6. Analyze the growth of project management from 1945 until present day.
  7. Clarify the role of project procurement.
  8. Identify factors impacting the control of project costs.
  9. Create a general overview of quality project management techniques.
  10. Examine project teams.
bba 2201

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

Project management absolute beginner’s guide (Rev: 3)

Publisher: Que (2013)
Author: Horine, G. M.
ISBN: 978-0-7897-5010-5

Project management in practice (Rev: 5th ed.)

Publisher: Wiley (2014)
Author: Meridith, J. R., Shafer, S. M., Mantel, S. J., Jr., & Sutton, M. M.
ISBN: 978-1-118-67466-6

* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, view the course syllabus or contact the AU Bookstore at gro.vnua@erotskoob