MAN400 - Introduction to Project Management

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Subject Title
Introduction to Project Management

Subject Description
The purpose of this subject is to provide an introduction to the fundamental processes of project management including project initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, control and closing. A project software such as MS Project will be used to facilitate these processes.

Credit Status
One credit.

Note: This is a compulsory subject in the 4th semester of the following Business Administration Diploma Programs: Management, Entrepreneurship and Small Business, Purchasing and Supply Management and Retail Management.

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

  1. Develop scope, time and cost plans for a project.
  2. Identify the stakeholders and their responsibilities in a project.
  3. Utilize a project management software to facilitate planning, monitoring and control of the projects.
  4. Apply project management tools and techniques to achieve project success.

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.

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.

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

Academic Integrity
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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.