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Management (MGMT)

MGMT 418 Project Planning and Resource Management (3) Advanced course in project management focusing on a more in-depth approach to project planning and scheduling and resource management.

MGMT 418 Project Planning and Resource Management (3)

Project Planning and Resource Management is a more in-depth look at some of the most important aspects of project management; the ability to accurately plan and schedule projects using the latest and most accurate methods. Further, the course addresses resource management within the context of planning, noting the important linkage between these two elements. Accurate planning can be done through a variety of techniques, including CPM, PERT, simulation, linear programming and other optimization methods. Students will learn when each of these methods are most useful, benefits and drawbacks of various planning and resource management techniques, and how to apply these techniques to their projects. In addition, students will learn about different types of project risks, and techniques for analyzing and managing these risks.

Because the focus is hand-on and problem-based. The role of the instructor in this course is to demonstrate these analytical techniques through classroom exercises and assignments and software packages, including MS Project, simulation, and Analytic Hierarchical Process (AHP).

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: SCM 301, MGMT 409 orMGMT 410

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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