PME400 - Applied Project Management II

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Subject Title
Applied Project Management II

Subject Description
Students participate in and complete an experiential learning opportunity with an appropriate external host organization. The student will gain Canadian workplace experience under the direction and guidance of a Project Management mentor. Students will also be monitored by a faculty member regarding their learning goals, expectations and experiences. During this semester the students are exposed to on-site scope, time, cost, quality, resources and procurement management practices and procedures.

Credit Status
One subject credit towards the graduate certificate in Project Management - Environmental.

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

  1. Define the links between the project’s charter, scope and the organization’s strategic plans, documenting the business needs and justifications for the project;
  2. Define and manage the overall scope of the project, documenting project goals, deliverables, constraints, performance criteria and resource requirements in consultation with project stakeholders;
  3. Manager communications to ensure the timely and appropriate generation, collection, dissemination, storage and disposition of project information to aid in the achievement of project activities;
  4. Demonstrate adherence to ethical principles and standards set by the Project management Institute using professional ethics and responsibilities related to the PMI code of ethics throughout the project;
  5. Interact with team members and stakeholders in a professional manner, respecting differences, to ensure a collaborative project management environment.

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
Seneca upholds a learning community that values academic integrity, honesty, fairness, trust, respect, responsibility and courage. These values enhance Seneca's commitment to deliver high-quality education and teaching excellence, while supporting a positive learning environment. Ensure that you are aware of Seneca's Academic Integrity Policy which can be found at: http://www.senecacollege.ca/about/policies/academic-integrity-policy.html Review section 2 of the policy for details regarding approaches to supporting integrity. Section 2.3 and Appendix B of the policy describe various sanctions that can be applied, if there is suspected academic misconduct (e.g., contract cheating, cheating, falsification, impersonation or plagiarism).

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
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

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.