MBA 524 - Applied Project Management Case
3 credit hours
Prerequisites: MBA 522 - Best Practices in Project Management
A project management capstone course which requires that students use the project management skills and abilities acquired in their previous courses to initiate, plan, execute, monitor, control, and close a successful project with the use of the project management information system (PMIS) called Microsoft Project. Project information is supplied to students throughout the course based on real-world scenarios in which the student must deal with all aspects of project management. The student is given a specific project with specified stakeholders and faces problematic issues including schedule delays, costs increases, human resource shortages, and equipment failure to name a few. The student must demonstrate his or her competency by using the skills and abilities attained throughout the course to lead the project to a successful completion. Upon completion of this course, the student will be prepared to successfully manage a complete project.