Course Descriptions

Course Descriptions

BUSAD 5538: Project Initiation and Planning

Introduction to project management – the role of the project manager, project communications, and project leadership as well as the planning process including objectives, scope, and success criteria. The first of four courses required for the Certificate in Project Management.

BUSAD 5539: Project Scheduling and Integration

The Work Breakdown Structure, Project Schedule, PERT/GANTT/CPM methods, and Project Integration. The second of four courses required for the Certificate in Project Management. Prerequisite: Project Initiation and Planning.

BUSAD 5540: Project Costing and Control

Continues the Project Cycle and introduces selection criteria, procurement, cost estimating, and control mechanisms. The third of four courses required for the Certificate in Project Management. Prerequisite: Project Initiation and Planning, and Project Scheduling and Integration.

BUSAD 5541: Project Risk and Change Management

The fourth of four required courses introduces risk and change management, team conflicts, quality, ethics, and closeout. Prerequisite: Project Initiation and Planning, Project Scheduling and Integration, and Project Costing and Control