Project management is much more than merely parceling out work assignments to individuals and hoping they accomplish desired results; projects that could have been successful often fail because of such take-it-for-granted approaches. In fact, businesses need for project management skills has spawned a new job function particularly in the IT (Information Technology) area.
Managers need hard knowledge and real skills to work successfully in a project environment and to accomplish project objectives. This course addresses the critical path of project management and equips students with the necessary skills to contribute effectively to the successful completion of projects in which they are involved.
Students are obligated to download project management software as part of course requirements. Students are also strongly advised to bring a laptop to class to assist in learning project management tools.