MG 275 – Project Management Practicum


Focus:

The purpose of this course is to introduced you to the use of MS Project to develop a plan for a defined case.  A fundamental understanding of project management is provided.  The focus is to show how a project can be presented in a visual format and how to obtain high level reports to help manage the project.  This course is not meant to provide students with the methodology on how to define, structure, define events or monitor a project to a professional level.  These topics will be covered in the Project Management course (MG 375).

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Course Objectives:

  1. Student will develop a working knowledge of MS Project

  2. Student will gain a fundamental knowledge of Project Management

  3. The student will enter data, resources and monitor the project process using mathematical indices comparing planned/actual schedule and costs and estimation of completion time/costs.

  4. The student will demonstrate the ability to deal with real problems as they arise during the implementation of the “hands-on” project.

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Classes:

Class 1 – Introduction to Project Management

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Class 2 –  Introduction to MS Project

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Class 3 –  Setting up a Project

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Class 4 – Entry of Events, Linkage and Duration

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Class 5 – Methods of Adding Resources

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Class 6 – Assigning and Leveling Resources

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Class 7 – Updating project and Baselinng

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Class 8 – Creating and Interpreting Reports

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Class 9 – Setting up and Managing Multiple Projects

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Class 10  – Final Project