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2021-2022 Graduate Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MB 6900 - Project Management

2 lecture hours 4 lab hours 4 credits
Course Description
This course examines the techniques of studying, analyzing, improving, managing, and leading the growth, productivity, and development of individual and group competencies to enhance project performance. It includes the processes required to make the most effective use of the people involved with the project. The importance of involving team members in the linking and overlapping of process groups in various project phases is emphasized. This course helps managers deal with value dilemmas, conflict, resistance to change, and project team-development skills (prereq: none)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Create an implementation plan for a change initiative that addresses all of the following: process, systems, people, multiple stakeholder perspectives, change status tracking, and data
  • Communicate and build support for the vision with stakeholders
  • Produce a detailed budget for a given organization or proposed initiative
  • Given a scenario, describe the risks to a project or an organization and identify ways to minimize or mitigate risk
  • Apply knowledge of project management methods and team performance to diagnose an actual project and suggest changes to support project success
  • Demonstrate how statistics and analytics can be used to identify patterns and analyze problems
  • Describe the process through which change can be introduced into an organization
  • Take personal responsibility for completion of team-related assignments and contribute to the performance success of other team members, as needed

Prerequisites by Topic
  • None

Mindy Davies

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