District Syllabus
Project Management

Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 3
Laboratory Fee: None.
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.
Catalog Description:
This course provides conceptual material on project management 
techniques appropriate in system/subsystems management.  Topics 
include project management functions, project manager roles, and 
responsibilities, the project life cycle, and conflict resolution. 
Emphasis will be placed on project oversight issues across the 
various business units and functions.
Required Materials: Books:
  • Meredith, J. and Mantel, Jr., S.. Project Management A Managerial Approach, 8th ed., Wiley, 2012. ISBN: 9780470533024
Supplemental Materials: Additional materials may be assigned by the instructor to supplement the required materials. -->
Special Requirements: None
Program Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of the program students will:
  1. Demonstrate knowledge of project management concepts and terminology within an organizational setting.
  2. Demonstrate how a process improvement is beneficial to an organization.
  3. demonstrate the necessary control, and interactive data information, knowledge, for completion of projects.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to standardized the process and reduce frequency of data collection in an organization.
Course Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Define project management concepts  and terminology.
2. Define a project and align it with organizational strategy.
3. Describe the importance of project management to modern    
4. Identify project elements and relationships.
5. Use software to develop a project network and critical path.
6. Develop a project schedule.
7. Develop a plan for a project in student’s emphasis.

Methods of Evaluation:
Evaluation of student progress towards achieving the stated learning 
outcomes and performance objectives is the responsibility of the 
instructor, within the policies of the college and the department.  
Detailed explanations are included in the expanded Syllabus 
by the instructor for each section being taught.
Flexibility: It is the intention of the instructor to accomplish the objectives specified in the course syllabus. However, circumstances may arise which prohibit the fulfilling of this endeavor. Therefore, this syllabus is subject to change. When possible, students will be notified of any change in advance of its occurrence.

Student Email Accounts: Pensacola State College provides an institutional email account to all credit students. Pirate Mail is the official method of communication, and students must use Pirate Mail when communicating with the College. In cases where companion software is used for a particular class, emails may be exchanged between instructor and student using the companion software.

Note: For students with a disability that falls under the Americans with Disability Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, it is the responsibility of the student to notify Student Resource Center for ADA Services to discuss any special needs or equipment necessary to accomplish the requirements for this course. Upon completion of registration with the Student Resource Center for ADA Services office, specific arrangements can be discussed with the instructor.

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