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An-Najah N. University
Faculty of Eng. And Infor. Technology.
MIS Department
Course Outline _______________
MIS132423 Project Management
Second Semester 2013/2014
CLASS
Time:
Sun-Tue-Thu , 1-2
Room:
14210
LECTURER
Name:
Mr. Maher Abu Baker ( MBA , B.Sc. Computer Science)
Office Hours:
Sat-Wed, 8 to 11 am (made through email)
E-mail Address: [email protected]
Text Books:
Project Management: Achieving Competitive Advantage, Second Edition, by
Jeffrey K. Pinto. Published by Prentice Hall. Copyright © 2010 by Pearson
Education, Inc.
References:
1- Jack R. Meredith , Samuel J. Mantel, 2000, 4th edition: Project Management – a
managerial approach
2- Project Management Process, Methodology, and Economics, Avraham Shtub,
Jonathan F. Bard, Shlomo Globerson
3- Handouts and other sources will be distributed as we proceed in the subject
Course Objectives
This course has been designed to provide students with the knowledge and
skills necessary to understanding the project management process, the techniques employed
in effective project management and the application of these project management tools in the
working environment.
Intended Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course the student should be able to:
1-Understand the meaning and application of the term Project Management.
2-Understand the project life cycle.
3- Demonstrate an understanding of the stages of a project and the principal players within
and without a project;
4- Analyse a project, develop a breakdown of activities (work breakdown structure) and
produce a plan and a schedule of resources requirements;
5- Undertake network analyses using the Critical Path Method;
6-Utilize and apply the project management process to include: planning, scheduling, cost
controlling and resources allocation.
7- Appreciate the importance of Project Monitoring to consider whether the project's
objectives are being met and how to control the project.
Courses contents:
Chapter 1 : Introduction: Why Project Management?
Chapter 2 : The Organizational Context: Strategy, Structure, and Culture
Chapter 3 : Project Selection and Portfolio Management
Chapter 5 : Scope Management
Chapter 9: Project Scheduling: Networks, Duration Estimation, and Critical Path
Chapter 8:Cost Estimation and Budgeting
Chapter 10: Project Scheduling: Lagging, Crashing
Chapter 12: Resource Management.
Chapter 13: Project Evaluation and Control
Chapter 14: Project Closeout and Termination
Class Participation
You are expected to attend classes and participate actively in discussions. There will be a subjective
evaluation of your contribution in class. The quality of your contribution is more important than the
quantity. Class attendance will be monitored and will be factored into the class participation points.
COURSE EVALUATION
1
PM assignment using MS-Project 2003
15%
2
Midterm Exam I
20%
3
Midterm Exam II
20%
4
Final Exam
45%
TOTAL
100%
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