BAB905 - Project Management

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Subject Title
Project Management

Subject Description

Project management is an essential discipline used across all business environments. Project management continues to be embraced by organizations striving to improve business results. The application of project management tools and techniques helps organizations launch new products/services, achieve greater efficiency and effectiveness, improve customer and stakeholder satisfaction and achieve greater competitive advantage. This subject will cover topics including project selection, organization structure and culture, project initiation, project planning, project execution, monitoring and control and project closure. BAB905: Project Management is compliant with the Project Management Institute, Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), 6th Edition.

Credit Status
One credit.

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

  1. Analyze the strategic benefit of potential projects to an organization; determine which project(s), if any, should be done
  2. Apply the key processes and principles from the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMI's PMBOK) to project delivery techniques used in the business world.
  3. Demonstrate how stakeholders are effectively managed throughout the life of a project in order to increase the likelihood of project success.
  4. Demonstrate the use of project management tools, techniques and software in order to participate in the planning, execution, monitoring and control of a project.
  5. Evaluate project management decisions from a risk and business benefit perspective.

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.