Project Management

Code: CIVL694

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge defines project as "a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service, or result.  The temporary nature of projects indicates a definite beginning and end. The end is reached when the project's objectives have been achieved or when the project is terminated because its objectives will not or cannot be met, or when the need for the project no longer exists." (PMBOK, 2008, p. 5).

This graduate course is designed to help students get an overview of the project management context and processes. This course will walk you through from understanding the project life cycle for setting priorities and expectations to controlling expenses and reporting results. Students will appreciate roles and environments as well as various techniques of planning, evaluation and control. Students will be exposed to practical overview of the tools used in contemporary project management practices.

Lecture Notes for Fall 2018 - 2019 Students