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National College Credit Recommendation Service
| Evaluated Learning Experience
March 2011 - December 2013.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss project and project management concepts, tools, and basic skills; identify stakeholder needs and expectations, business requirements, roles, and responsibilities; create a project charter; identify strategies for building consensus among management and project stakeholders; talk about the planning process; prepare a scope statement; create a work breakdown structure (WBS); develop time and cost estimates; build a project team; create a project schedule; design and implement and combine the following types of plans-communications, procurement, risk, and quality management; manage the project team and client relationships; create a budget; identify project tracking activities; measure and evaluate the project performance; manage changes, resources, and quality.
This exercise-based course is presented in an accelerated learning environment. Instructional methods focus on lectures/discussions and demonstrations; supervised labs, quizzes, and projects. Topics include: Project initiation, design and management; requirements analysis; business case; project planning; defining a scope; creating a breakdown structure; developing time and cost estimates; creating a budget and project schedule; risk and quality management planning; managing a project team; managing costs and evaluating project performance; performance reporting; managing change and quality; and project closure. (Prerequisite: IC3 class and/or experience using office applications.)
In the lower division associate/baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Introduction to Computer Applications(4/11).