TCC 121 - Project Management Processes

Course Description

This course is a general survey of time/event and resource management principles. Time management, group dynamics, operations management and project management are covered. Project management can be applied to fields of engineering, architecture, construction, manufacturing, service occupations and others. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to: Develop a process based rationale for approaching project management. Develop a process for defining project objectives and goals. Identify substantive data upon that decisions can be made in the process of managing a project. Ascertain the elements and methods essential for process/project management systems. Prepare schedule updates and conduct resource capacity analysis. Select the method of solution most appropriate for a particular problem. Utilize personal computer (PC)-based software programs to compile data, generate documentation, prepare graphical representation, perform analyses and conduct simulations. Perform network analyses. Make operational decisions in connection with a particular management system. Use exercises and case studies for examining project management problems, for developing solutions to problems and for service testing ideas, plans and methods.

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2

Course Prerequisites: Basic computer skills