The three courses in this certificate program are:
The course in project management is designed to develop an integrated approach to project management that will cover optimization models, practical management and organizational practices, and the use of computer applications and software. The focus will be on developing a process and model for managing projects that includes planning and budgeting, organization and structure, scheduling using Gantt and PERT/CPM, resource allocation, and performance and control techniques. Students will be required to complete a project plan, and guest speakers from the field of project management will supplement the class. Prerequisites: MMGT and STAT 221. Three credits
This course examines processes involved with project planning and leadership. Areas examined include scope, communications and closure. The course includes a review of program/portfolio management and reporting relationships. Also covered is a detailed study of organiza- tional, management, and current theory on projected organizations. Prerequisite: MGMT 681. Three credits
PMGT 683. PROJECT ANALYSIS AND CONTROL
This course provides in-depth study of procedures and processes related to the control of costs, risk, scheduling, and related activities. Com- puter methods including MS Project and other programs will be examined. In addition, in-depth analysis of cost, time and quality variance will be studied. Prerequisite: MMGT 681. Three credits
The specific day of the class will vary; consult the CBU course schedule for current information.