2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

BUSN 540 Project Management

Businesses use project management to achieve unique or complex outcomes when faced with limited resources and under tight time constraints. This course will help students become familiar with and understand project management practices and skills, as well as recognize both how and why project management is distinct from strategic or operations management. Further, this course will focus on the factors necessary for successful project management including project management concepts, the project life-cycle, the project manager position requirements, needs identification, effective project teams, project organization, project communications, project planning, risk assessment and management, task and resource scheduling, controlling, cost performance, reporting, and optional project management software.