PMP200 - Project Management Tools and Techniques

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Subject Title
Project Management Tools and Techniques

Subject Description
In today's competitive business environment project management skills must include the ability to deliver projects on time, on budget, and to the satisfaction of the customer. The purpose of this introductory subject is to examine the general principals, practices, tools and resources associated with managing a diversity of workplace projects.

Credit Status
One credit.

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

1. Describe the practice of project management as a distinct discipline, essential to undertaking projects to achieve organizational objectives.


2. Identify and explain the processes of project management, including defining the success of a project, the knowledge areas of project management and the project life cycle.


3. Explain and discuss the characteristics of organizational structures, project team roles and project leadership as they relate to project management.

4. Demonstrate the use of key project management tools such as the work breakdown structure and the network diagrams to create a project plan.

5. Demonstrate ability to work as a member of a team to achieve project goals and objectives.

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