Ch. 5 6. 6. Defining Scope and Creating Work Breakdown Structures (WBS). Ch. 6 7. 7. Scheduling Projects. Ch. 7 Mid Term 20 Marks Week 8 8. 8. Resourcing Projects. Ch. 8 9. 9. Budgeting Projects. Ch. 9 10. 10. Project Risk Planning. Ch.10 Assignment -2 10 Marks Week 10 11. 11. Project Quality Planning and Project Kickoff. Ch. 11 Week 12 12. PART III: PERFORMING PROJECTS. 12. Project Supply Chain Management. 13. Performing Projects. Ch. 12 Ch. 13 Project Submission 20 Marks 13. 14. Monitoring and Controlling Projects. Case study submission 15. Finishing Projects. Ch. 14 Ch.15 Project Presentation 14. Review 15. Final Exam 5. TEACHING PEDAGOGY This course intends to provide basic insights into Project management. In doing so, the course incorporates a wide range of teaching methods, namely, Lectures, Case Analyses, Group Assignments, Presentations, etc. The student will be required to participate in discussions, exhibit an understanding of readings assigned and be able to participate in class discussions. This course is not intended to give text book answers to problems or to restate material found in the text. Most classes will consist of lecture and group discussion with the objectives of improving the students’ skills in problem solving, decision -making, communicating, evaluating and critically analyzing real life business problems
CST-V7 © IEPC, AGU 2018 Page 3 of 6 6. TEXT/REFERENCE BOOK/COURSE MATERIAL Text Books a. Kloppenborg, T. Contemporary Project Management, 2 nd Ed. South-Western Cengage Learning, 2012. ISBN-10: 0538477016 ISBN-13: 9780538477017 Reference Books a. A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, 5th Ed. Softcover, Project Management Institute, 2013. ISBN: 978-1-935589-67-9 7. LEARNING RESOURCES This module uses recent and up-to-date case material that is topical in the international context, as well as extracts from current business news to explain and analyze the teaching themes. Lectures will always be illustrated with topical anecdotes to ensure that relevant themes are brought to life through current business events. The module includes MS Project software, international material, and international case studies, devotes an entire session to ethical issues, and considers different cultural perspectives and approaches to the understanding of project management. For further readings, please consult the following link: 8. COURSE ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION The student's performance will be assessed through a number of evaluation methods (class/homework, assignments, projects, class tests/quizzes/exams, practical/laboratory/field work, and semester-end examination etc.,). The information concerning the appropriate distribution of grade weight amongst various assessment items and their corresponding linkage with the stated CLOs is provided in the following tables.
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