This course provides students with an understanding of the concepts, principles, and practices for project management with special focus on planning, controlling, and managing projects to success. The course also emphasizes the techniques most frequently used in the context of both internal and external organizational roles of a project manager.
By the end of this course, you should be able to reach the following outcomes:
- identify the elements of the PM life cycle
- describe project management processes
- demonstrate how to reliably estimate the status of projects
- use basic tools and techniques to plan, organize, and manage a project
- explain the principles of team leadership while managing projects
- illustrate how to optimize results while managing constraints
- explain the managerial, cultural, and social aspects of project management
- interact with peers, clients, and supervisors in a professional and ethical manner.
|Assessment Item||Weight||Learning Outcomes|
|Course Engagement & Professionalism||15%||All|
|Week/Unit Quizzes (12, 10 best)||20%||1-5|
|Project proposal (Planning document)||20%||3-5|
|Draft Project Management Documents||7%||2|
|Group Kick Off Meeting (synchronous) and Group Contract||3%||6|
|Scope Management Document||5%||2-4|
|Synchronous Project Team Meeting||15%||3-6|
Restriction(s): This is a Priority Access Course. Enrolment may be restricted to particular programs or specializations. See department for more information.
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Certificate in Business : Electives
*Course details are subject to change.