SRJC Course Outlines

9/15/2019 8:02:00 PMBMG 66.4 Course Outline as of Fall 2018

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  BMG 66.4Title:  PROJECT MANAGEMENT  
Full Title:  Project Management
Last Reviewed:9/11/2017

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled02 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.00 Contact Total17.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  35.00Total Student Learning Hours: 52.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  BMG 78.128

Catalog Description:
Untitled document
An introduction to project management and the tools a project manager needs to be effective.  Topics include initiating, planning, scheduling, implementing, controlling, evaluating, and managing a project team.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
An introduction to project management and the tools a project manager needs to be effective.  Topics include initiating, planning, scheduling, implementing, controlling, evaluating, and managing a project team.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2001Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
Untitled document
1.  Apply basic project management steps to the initiation of new projects
2.  Evaluate and analyze project elements and schedule data tracking
3.  Use project management tools to create and communicate project elements to project
    stakeholders
4.  Manage the project team by applying leadership principles
 

Objectives: Untitled document
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Read, analyze, and evaluate the components of a successful project plan
2. Design and develop tools to successfully manage projects
3. Organize project data inputs and write plans using the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
    method
4. Create and compare different project scheduling techniques such as Gantt charts and critical
    path mapping
5. Summarize methods to manage the project team

Topics and Scope
Untitled document
I. Overview following the Methodology of the Project Management Institute
II. Project initiation via stakeholder dialogue
    A. Scope of work
    B. Project deliverables
    C. Project resources
III. Project Planning
    A. Gathering project information
    B. Organizing information and process into a Work Breakdown Structure
    C. Identify critical path tasks
IV. Project Execution
    A. Scheduling tasks and milestones
         1. Gantt charts
         2. Critical path mapping
    B. Tracking tasks and project milestones
V. Apply Leadership Principles to Managing the Project Team

Assignments:
Untitled document
1. Individual written exercises: problem statement, identification of stakeholders, project options
2. Evaluate a case study of a project proposal
3. Project cost analysis
4. Project schedule: Execution plan
5. Graphing: Gantt chart to measure project performance
6. Exams (1 - 2)

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
45 - 55%
Case study analysis
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 30%
Project planning and execution, evaluate Gantt Chart
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
15 - 25%
Gantt chart creation
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 20%
Exams (multiple choice, true/false, completion)
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
Untitled document
Fundamentals of Project Management. 5th ed. Heagney, Joseph. AMACOM. 2016

Print PDF