TENTATIVE COURSE SCHEDULE

Week Topics ChapterReadings Dues/Deadlines for Assignments and exercises Project/ExamsVideos
1 Introduction toCourse and

Project Management Context

 

Lecture 1a) Course expectations

b) What is Project Management?

c) Historical and organizational context

d) Project stakeholder management

e) Strategic fit of projects

f) Structure and Culture

Download

PM software

Reading:

Chs. 1 and 2

 

        Video
2 Project Selection
SAP LABS
Lecture 2a) Processes for project selection

b) Qualitative selection models

c) Financial selection models

d) Gate reviews

Student’s information sheet andCONTRACT is due

Reading:

Ch. 3

Video
3 Project LeadershipSAP LABS Lecture 3a) Leadership and Projects

b) Roles of Leaders

c) Project Champions

 

Reading: Ch. 4 PM Video
4 Scope and Risk ManagementSAP LABS Lecture 4a) Planning and Statements of Work

b) Work Breakdown Structures

c) Steps in Scope management

d) Four stages of risk management

e) Qualitative and quantitative risk assessment

f) Risk mitigation

Project Proposal is DUEOne Paragraph telling me which company you chose and who are your team members ( APA format)

Reading:

Chs. 5 and 7

VIDEO 
5 Budgeting and Cost EstimationSAP LABS Lecture 5a) Cost estimation

b) Developing the project budget

c) Team Assignment due

Pre Assignment DueMake your own CV and one page Team page Online

Reading:, Ch. 8

 Video

 

 

6 Groups and Project Team Development
SAP LABS
Lecture 6a) Factors in effective groups

b) Stages in team development

c) Conflict

d) Negotiation

ASSIGNMENT IDUE

Reading: Ch. 6

 

 

             Video 
7 WORKSHOP WEEK on TEAM WORKING and LabActivity Networks and Scheduling

 

SAP LABS

Lecture8a) Defining the elements of the project

b) Duration estimation

c) PERT/CPM

d) Lag relationships

e) Gantt Charts

f) Crashing project activities

g) AON vs. AOA Scheduling

h) Critical chain scheduling

WORKSHOP TOPICSWBS, Questionnaires

Bring all your prepared diagrams and tables to class, HAVE SCTOCH TAP and colored pens

Reading: Chs. 9, 10 and 11

 

videos
8 Activity Networks and Scheduling 

Resource Planning and Management

SAP LABS

Lecture8a) Resource leveling

b) Resource loading charts

c) Portfolio resource planning

 

Reading: Ch. 12  Video
9 MIDTERM EXAMResource Planning and Management

 

SAP LABS

Lecture 9  MIDTERM EXAM   Video 

ALL COVERED CHAPTERS SLIDES AND VIDEOs all extra’s covered in class

10 Activity Networks and Scheduling 

 

Resource Planning and Management

SAP LABS

Lecture 10  StoryboardingOf your web

ASSIGNMENT II

IS DUE

Reading:G&L, 13

 

Workshop Report is Due

 

VIDEOMAKE PRESENTATION TASK FORCE to arrange presentation EVENT send your invitation letters
11 Project Performance MonitoringSAP LABS Lecture 11a) Earned value

b) S – curves and milestones

c) Critical success factors

Reading: Ch. 14  VIDEORevise your Project Managements CHARTS
12 Project TerminationSAP LABS

Predictive Analytics

Lecture 12

a) Forms of termination

b) Deciding to cancel a project

c) Steps in project close-out

VIDEO
13 MS PROJECTSAP LABS

DASHBOARD & BI

Lecture 13 ASSIGNMENT IIIDUE VIDEOPublish your work
14  SAP Review & DemonstrationDASHBOARD & BI

SAP LABS

Lecture 14 Publish your work
W15  PRESENTATION  PROJECT DUEGROUP PRESENTATION PROJECT DUEPublish your work
  Final Exam  Examination periodComprehensive Exam All Chapters and Slides and Videos

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