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Project Management (PRJMGT)

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The following Project Management courses are offered:

PRJMGT 300
Introduction to Project Management    3 Units
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: CISC 300, CISC 310, and ENGWR 101
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This is an introductory course covering the following topics: fundamental project management terminology, skills, concepts and techniques, how the project management processes are linked together, and role of stakeholders and organizational influences on projects.

PRJMGT 310

Project Integration and Scope Management    3 Units
Prerequisite: PRJMGT 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Successful project outcomes depend on an effective project management plan, development and execution, as well as adherence to a scope management process. They also begin with the proper integration of related project elements across project process groups and knowledge areas. The course builds on the introductory project management class to explore the project integration management processes to successfully integrate processes and activities required to define and coordinate the project effort within and across the project process including: project plan development, project plan execution, and overall change control. The scope management portion of this course will discuss the project scope management processes that ensure that all the work necessary to complete the project are included in the scope of the works, but that no unnecessary work is included, as this would represent an unnecessary risk to the project performance, especially in terms of the budget and the schedule.

PRJMGT 320

Project Time and Cost Management    3 Units
Prerequisite: PRJMGT 310 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course provides project managers methods to effectively plan and manage the project schedule and cost. The time management portion of this course covers activity breakdown, estimation, sequencing and scheduling. The cost management portion discusses how to estimate and develop a budget, and why any budget is an estimate prior to the reporting of the actual costs. The cost topic also covers resource planning, cost estimation, cost control systems, project budgeting and the basic accounting principles needed to ensure the success of the project.

PRJMGT 330

Project Quality Management    3 Units
Prerequisite: PRJMGT 310 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course builds on the introductory project management class to explore the project quality management processes of quality planning, quality assurance, and quality control necessary to successfully meet conformance to project requirements and fitness of use. Quality standards and various methodologies are explored as tools and techniques used to manage project quality. The cost of poor quality is explained, as well as the cost/benefit associated with quality processes and procedures.

PRJMGT 340

Project Communication
and Human Resource Management    3 Units
Prerequisite: PRJMGT 310 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
The course explores the multiple communication channels within a project team and between a project and its various stakeholders. The course also discusses the issues around the management of the performance of all individuals involved in ensuring project success.

PRJMGT 350

Project Risk Management
and Project Procurement Management    3 Units
Prerequisite: PRJMGT 310 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course prepares project managers to gather information to successfully manage and respond to risks and opportunities through probability assessment and developing mitigation strategies for risks that may impact the project's triple constraint. The course also equips project managers with tools to research and acquire goods and services needed by the project either within or external to the organization.

PRJMGT 495

Independent Studies
in Project Management    1-3 Units
Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54-162 hours LAB
This course involves a student working individually on a topic of study and research beyond the scope of regularly offered courses. Upon the approval of the proposed topic, the student will work and keep in contact with the advisory faculty to successfully complete the topic study. Students may take this course up to four times without duplication of the topics.

PRJMGT 499

Experimental Offering
in Project Management    .5-4 Units
Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC


Updated 6/02/16

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