BAB905 - Project Management

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Subject Title
Project Management

Subject Description

Project management is an essential discipline used across all business environments and ensures the success of key deliverables such as new products and services and marketing initiatives along with accompanying technical infrastructure. This subject will cover topics including integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resources, communication, risk and procurement management. BAB905: Project Management is compliant with the Project Management Institute, Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), 5th Edition.

Credit Status
One credit.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Detail and explain the steps required to initiate a project.
  2. Define and validate the project goals.
  3. Create a work breakdown structure based on the defined workload.
  4. Create a project schedule which respects specified deadlines.
  5. Estimate resources requirements and create a budget.
  6. Produce a project plan that includes milestones, indicates the critical path, and is realistic in terms of defined available time, resources, and budget.
  7. Identify potential project risk and for each identified risk, analyze the potential of the risk occurring, the impact of the risk and develop a mitigation strategy.
  8. Specify quality of product and service delivery.
  9. List the steps taken to monitor and control project performance and what steps would be taken should project performance be below expectations, including a description of factors that may affect project performance.
  10. Research, synthesize and write status and review reports.
  11. Describe how costs and schedule will be managed on a project including the actions taken in response to cost and/or schedule issues.
  12. Explain the processes and activities required to manage project teams and stakeholders.
  13. Describe how client expectations and satisfaction will be handled and measured on a project including actions taken in response to client satisfaction issues.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Academic Integrity
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Please visit the Academic Integrity website http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

Discrimination/Harassment
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.