Project Management Emphasis

Utilizes process creation, timeline development, and resource management to improve efficiency in a variety of industries including manufacturing, service, healthcare, government, and transportation. Those interested in the PM emphasis will find that the courses and objectives align with the Project Management Institute (PMI) certification exams.

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Complete three of the following courses:

BUS 636 Introduction to Project Management (3)
This course is an introduction to project management processes and knowledge areas. Upon completion of this course, students will understand project management, its relationship to other management disciplines, and the role of the project manager. Students will learn project management processes and the inputs and outputs of project management knowledge areas and will understand the relationships among project management processes and knowledge areas.

BUS 637 Initiating and Planning Projects (3)
This course will focus on the knowledge areas involved in the processes of initiating and planning projects. Upon completion of this course, students will understand the inputs and outputs of each knowledge area involved in these two processes. Those knowledge areas include Project Integration Management, Project Scope Management, Project Time Management, Project Cost Management, Project Quality Management, Project Human Resources Management, Project Communications Management, Project Risk Management, Project Procurement Management, and Project Stakeholder Management.

BUS 638 Executing and Closing Projects (3)
This course will focus on the knowledge areas involved in the processes of executing and closing projects. Upon completion of this course, students will understand the inputs and outputs of each knowledge area involved in these two processes. Those knowledge areas include Project Integration Management, Project Quality Management, Project Human Resources Management, Project Communications Management, Project Procurement Management, and Project Stakeholder Management.

BUS 639 Monitoring and Controlling Projects (3)
This course will focus on the knowledge areas involved in the process of monitoring and controlling projects. Upon completion of this course, students will understand the inputs and outputs of each knowledge area involved in this process. Those knowledge areas include Project Integration Management, Project Scope Management, Project Time Management, Project Cost Management, Project Quality Management, Project Communications Management, Project Risk Management, Project Procurement Management, and Project Stakeholder Management.