PMC6601: Foundations of Project Management

Area of Study
Credits 4.0
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.

Prerequisites

MBA5009; Master of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice students: None

Corequisites

None