Project Management class being offered as Technical Elective in Fall 2020

Interested in project management?

ISE 364 Engineering Project Management is being offered as a technical elective in Fall 2020. This course has been in great demand in past offerings given its professional applications and employers’ appreciation of this subject area.

Course Information

Lectures: MW 8:05 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Room UU-102 (Through 11/18) (As of November 30, 2020, this course will transition to on-line only classes)

Instructor: Dr. Kenneth McLeod

Description: Effective project management is critical to the success of organizations of all sizes. This course will introduce you to the concepts, processes, and techniques of project management. This will include exposure to the initiation, planning, executing, controlling, and closing of projects in sufficient depth to provide confidence in managing their first projects. We will also touch on international project management as well as agile project management.

Learning Outcomes:

  • An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  • An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities and make informed judgments
  • An ability to function effectively on a team and provide leadership
  • An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed.

Topics Covered:

  • Introduction to Modern Project Management
  • Project Selection
  • Organizational Structures
  • Estimation
  • Project Planning
  • Risk Management
  • Resource Scheduling
  • Optimization
  • Managing vs Leading
  • Team Management
  • Progress Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Project Closure

Contact Tracy Signs if you would like to receive assistance in registering for this course.

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