BUS 206 - Advanced Project Management at Southwest Virginia Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2016-05-01

Provides students with in-depth knowledge and advanced skills and techniques necessary to lead projects assigned to project managers. Covers project initiating, project planning, project executing, project monitoring and controlling, and project closing.
Lecture 3-4 hours. Total 3-4 hours per week.
3-4 credits

General Course Purpose

The purpose of the advanced project management course is to develop additional in-depth competencies in such topics as project charter creation, work breakdown structure (WBS) design, risk management, cost budgeting, scheduling tools (e.g., network diagrams and Gantt charts), team development and motivation, stakeholder management, earned value management (EVM), and other pertinent project management skills.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite BUS 204

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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