Project Management (PMGT)

Project Management Courses

PMGT 300  The Project Management Profession  3 Credits (3,0)

In this course, students will be introduced to the project management profession. A common professional language is adopted as a foundation. Students explore the environment where project management is applied to organizational projects by project managers, following global standards and professional ethics.
Prerequisites: MGMT 201.

PMGT 325  Concepts and Practices of Project Management  3 Credits (3,0)

This course provides undergraduate graduate students, who are not enrolled in a project management degree programs, an appreciation for the depth and breadth of the project management profession. The course will address the complete project lifecycle including initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling and closing. Emphasis will be placed on gaining a knowledge of common terminology, principles, techniques and tools that are found global standards for project management.
Prerequisites: MGMT 201.

PMGT 391  Project Planning 1  3 Credits (3,0)

This course introduces basic concepts and tools of project management, such as the work breakdown structure, network diagrams, and critical path. At the end of this course, students will be able to apply the tools to management project scope, schedule, cost, and resources, following global project management standards and professional ethics.
Prerequisites: STAT 222 or STAT 211 PMGT 300 for BSPM.

PMGT 394  Project Planning 2  3 Credits (3,0)

This course continues the study of basic concepts and technical tools of project management, such as the communication matrix, stakeholder analysis, and make-buy decisions. At the end of this course, students will be able to apply the tools to the management of project quality, communication, stakeholder, and procurement management, following global project management standards and professional ethics.
Prerequisites: PMGT 391.

PMGT 400  Project Risk and Control  3 Credits (3,0)

This course applies concepts and technical tools of project management, such as the work risk matrix, status reports, and change logs. At the end of this course, students will be able to apply the tools to the management of project risk, project execution, and project control, following global project management standards.
Prerequisites: PMGT 394.

PMGT 424  Project Management in Aviation Operations  3 Credits (3,0)

This course introduces the student to the concept of project management within aviation operations. It addresses the three-dimensional goals of every project: the accomplishment of work in accordance with budget, schedule, and performance requirements. The procedures for planning, managing, and developing projects in an aeronautical environment are covered, as well as the aspects of controlling project configuration from inception to completion. Automated tools used to determine cost, schedule, staffing, and resource allocation are covered, as well as the process of determining the effectiveness and technical validity of aviation-related projects.
Prerequisites: PMGT 400.

PMGT 461  Global Project Management  3 Credits (3,0)

Emerging and evolving economies, world circumstances, and global competition require that project managers be able to lead and manage project in this challenging arena. Project Managers must operate within environments that contain diverse cultures and projects including multiple corporations crossing internationalboundaries. In this course, students will analyze the global environment and determine criteria for international project selection. Additionally, students will consider requirements to prepare themselves, others, and the organization for global expansion.
Prerequisites: PMGT 400.

PMGT 465  Managing Troubled Projects  3 Credits (3,0)

This course applies concepts and technical tools of project management to manage troubled projects. At the end of this course, students will be able to determine the project status using the schedule baseline, cost estimations, and earned value management techniques, following global project management standards and professional ethics. Students will learn how to perform a project audit and will create a troubled project recovery plan.
Prerequisites: PMGT 400.

PMGT 470  Agile Project Management  3 Credits (3,0)

Students will acquire a working knowledge of agile project management methodologies, tools, and techniques. The working knowledge starts by differentiating agile project management from traditional project management lifecycles. Scrum methods are used to manage the project status using the schedule baseline and cost estimations, as outlined in the Agile Manifesto.
Prerequisites: PMGT 400.

PMGT 490  Project Management Capstone  3 Credits (3,0)

This course is designed to provide the student the opportunity to apply knowledge gained throughout the degree program. Demonstration of the study of project management, paying particular attention to technical project management, project leadership, and business strategy. Pre-Requisite: The Project Management Capstone is the last course taken in the BSPM Program.