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Institute of Business and Management

National Chiao Tung University

Course ID

IBM

Course Name

Project Management

Credit hours

3

Instructor

Jin-Li Hu

Prerequisites

Ch.1 Overview

Ch.2 Project Management Growth: Concepts and Definitions

Ch.3 Organizational Structures

Ch.4 Organizing and Staffing the Project Office and Team

Ch.5 Management Functions

Ch.6 Management of Your Time and Stress.

Ch.7 Conflicts

Ch.8 Special Topics

Ch.9 The Variables for Success

Ch.10 Working with Executives

Ch.11 Planning

Ch.12 Network Scheduling Techniques

Ch.13 Project Graphics

Ch.14 Pricing and Estimating

Ch.15 Cost Control

Ch.16 Trade-Off Analysis in a Project Environment

Ch.17 Risk Management

Ch.18 Learning Curves

Ch.19 Contracts and Procurement

Ch.20 Quality Management

Ch.21 Modern Developments in Project Management

Ch.22 Critical Chain Project Management.

Ch.23 The Project Office

 

Textbooks

Kerzner, H. (2006), Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling, 9th ed., Singapore:  John Wiley.

References

1.          Project Management Institute (PMI), http://www.pmi.org.

2.          Taiwan Charter of Project Management Institute (PMI), http://www.pmi.org.tw.

Objective of the Course

This course provides theoretical foundations with practical applications for Ph.D. and MBA students who are interested in project management. The textbook used in this course is consistent with the new PMBOK (Project Management Body of Knowledge) for PMP (project management professional) exam.

 

Course outlines

Ch.1 Overview

Ch.2 Project Management Growth: Concepts and Definitions

Ch.3 Organizational Structures

Ch.4 Organizing and Staffing the Project Office and Team

Ch.5 Management Functions

Ch.6 Management of Your Time and Stress.

Ch.7 Conflicts

Ch.8 Special Topics

Ch.9 The Variables for Success

Ch.10 Working with Executives

Ch.11 Planning

Ch.12 Network Scheduling Techniques

Ch.13 Project Graphics

Ch.14 Pricing and Estimating

Ch.15 Cost Control

Ch.16 Trade-Off Analysis in a Project Environment

Ch.17 Risk Management

Ch.18 Learning Curves

Ch.19 Contracts and Procurement

Ch.20 Quality Management

Ch.21 Modern Developments in Project Management

Ch.22 Critical Chain Project Management.

Ch.23 The Project Office

 

Course requirements

Class attendance (30%), midterm proposal (20%), oral presentation (20%), term paper (20%)

Correspondence

E-mail:  jinlihu@yahoo.com

URL:  http://jinlihu.tripod.com