Project Management - GR (PMGT)

Courses that are not part of degree requirements may only be taken as electives. 

Project Management - GR Courses

PMGT 500  Foundations of Project Management  3 Credits (3,0)

In this course, students will be introduced to the project management profession and international methodologies. The role of the project manager will be examined through performance and personal competencies. Additionally, the organization's governance is considered as a foundation for project success.

PMGT 510  Management Science for Project Managers  3 Credits (3,0)

Students in this course are introduced to management science processes, tools and techniques used in decision making and analysis with emphasis on the project management context. Techniques include probability, decision theory, decision making in the context of uncertainty, queuing theory, forecasting models, inventory theory, and linear programming. Computer techniques are used to solve problems and to communicate the results in a clear and understandable fashion. Emphasis is placed on using quantitatively bases analytical methodologies, interpreting quantitative results, and communicating conclusions.
Prerequisites: PMGT 500

PMGT 520  Fundamentals of Project Scope, Schedule, Cost, and Resource Management  3 Credits (3,0)

In this course, students study project management with focus on the development and management of project scope, schedule, cost, and resources, following global project management standards and the profession's ethical framework. The course includes an emphasis the technical planning of integration, scope, schedule as they are applied to initiating, planning, execution, monitoring and controlling, and closing of projects. The integration of technical skills, general management skills, and project management skills for successful project completion is emphasized.
Prerequisites: MSPM: PMGT 510

PMGT 530  Fundamentals of Project Quality, Communication, Stakeholder, Resource, and Procurement Management  3 Credits (3,0)

In this course, students study project management with focus on the development and management of project quality, communication, stakeholder, resource, and procurement management, following global project management standards and the profession's ethical framework. The course includes an emphasis the technical planning of integration, scope, schedule as they are applied to initiating, planning, execution, monitoring and controlling, and closing of projects. The integration of technical skills, general management skills, and project management skills for successful project completion is emphasized.
Prerequisites: PMGT 520

PMGT 613  Assessing and Managing Project Risk  3 Credits (3,0)

More difficult economic conditions, increasing competition, and exponentially expanding technology create greater uncertainty and risk in projects. With these complex challenges come complex threats and opportunities. Uncertainty and associated risks have become more complex as project spans organizational, national, and cultural bounds. In this course, the student will investigate the iterative nature of planning, identification, qualitative and quantitative analysis, response, and control of risk events for both threats and opportunities. Additional course skills will include contingency and reserve development and the use of Project Management Information Systems (PMIS).
Prerequisites: PMGT 530