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2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BUS 656 - Project Management

Prerequisites, BUS 602 , BUS 603 , BUS 604 , BUS 605 , BUS 606 , or EMBA 602 , EMBA 603 , EMBA 604 , EMBA 605 , EMBA 606 . This course focuses on the essential managerial skills for managing projects, including innovation and development of new products, services, and systems; selection, procurement, and implementation of new technology; (re)location and (re)configuration of facilities; mergers and acquisitions; maintenance projects; and organizing and hosting events. Using a project management framework, students will learn about the issues, problems, and solutions involved in carrying out a team project from start to finish. Students will use the Microsoft Project and Crystal Ball software programs to manage a real-world project. Topics include project selection, project planning, budgeting, project scheduling, resource allocation, resource leveling, project monitoring and evaluation, team building, and supportive communication. (Offered every year.) 3 credits