2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

INSC 71003 Project Management

Prerequisite: INSC 60020 or 60011. Presents, discusses, and applies major concepts and techniques of project management. Familiarizes students with problems and issues confronting project managers and provides vocabulary, concepts, insights, and tools to address these issues. Topics include project planning, scheduling, budgeting, monitoring, metrics, control, scope, time, cost, quality, and risk. Tools include activity network scheduling, critical path method, design structure matrix, Monte Carlo simulation, and earned value management. Assignments include working with software tools, analyzing cases, and studying a real project. The course is also helpful for those seeking to attain the (external) Project Management Professional" (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute."