2023-2024 Catalog

ISOM-861 Project Management: Gaining Competitive Advantage

Project Management is essential for modern organizations success and a key skill for managers. Projects provide businesses a time-delimited tool for improving, expanding, and innovating - the primary means for converting strategy into action. The course focuses on discussion and analysis of real-life business situations that convey core project management skills as well as on the challenge of managing projects in today's complex, high-pressure work environments. Throughout the semester, the student will engage in an integrated project that bring the components of project management together. This includes risk and scope management, budget creation and resource management. There is an exercise that the team will use MS Project software as well as explore implementation options like Agile. The skills you gain from this class will help you no matter what field of business your career takes you. This course can be credited toward PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)(R)certification or Certified Associate in Project Management. PMP(R) and (PMBOK(R)Guide) are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.