Sep 19, 2021  
2020-2021 South University Academic Catalog Version II 
2020-2021 South University Academic Catalog Version II

PMC6601 Foundations of Project Management

Prerequisite(s): MBA5009; Master of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice students: None
Corequisite(s): None
This course introduces students to the challenges associated with projects in the business arena. The course introduces the terms and conceptual framework for Project Management as detailed in the ANSI Standard Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide). The course focuses on the processes of project integration management including initiating projects, project planning, executing project plans, controlling and monitoring project work, and closing the project. The course reviews the nine knowledge areas in the PMBOK Guide as foundation for subsequent courses in the specialization. Students also analyze how project management disciplines such as leadership, ethics, strategic management, operations management, and human resources management utilize project management processes. The student is introduced to project management software that will be used throughout the specialization. 4 credit hours