Project Management Essentials

Course leader: Dr Mónika Lobaziewicz
Home institution: Lublin University of Technology, Poland
Brief description of the course

Project Management Essentials is targeting the senior undergraduate students of business, science and engineering aiming to introduce them the concepts of a project oriented economy, make them aware of the different aspects of project management according to the views of the international professional bodies of PM, explore the applications and the importance of project management in the new economy development and provide them with skills and knowledge on relevant tools and methodologies.

Topic list

Project Management processes & knowledge areas.
PMBOK and Project Management Knowledge Areas.
Stakeholder analysis & evaluation. Initiating the project.
Project Charter. Project Business Case - Identifying Goals, Aims,
Objectives, Deliverables.
Project selection. Analysis of project environment (SWOT, Isikawa, Pareto).
Planning process.
Project Time management.
Activity Resource and activity duration.
Scheduling Techniques. Project Scheduling.
Project execution.
Project monitor and control .
Project Closing. Lesson learned.

Reading list

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge PMBOK Guide 5th Edition, 2013; BSI British Standard Institute-BS 6079-1_2000 - Project management - Part 1_ Guide to project management (BS6079) -BSI British Standard Institute (2000); BSI British Standard Institute-BS 6079-2_2000 - Project management - Part 2_ Vocabulary (BS6079); PMP Exam Prep - Rita Mulcahy with Laurie Diethelm, RMC Publicatios, Inc. 2011;

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