BUS 4126: Project Planning


Provides the tools to understand, design, and apply systematic project management organization and administration. In addition to learning how to satisfy customer needs, this course will assist students with learning how to apply budgeting concepts, manage production time, invest resources, and create performance specifications designed within defined requirements.


  1. Explain the relationship between the technical and sociocultural sides of a project.
  2. Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of different organizational structures, such as functional, matrix, and projectized.
  3. Discuss guidelines for creating a work breakdown structure (WBS).
  4. Devleop a process for determining the critical path method (CPM).
  5. Examine the challenges associated with international project management.
  6. Explain the risk management process, including risk identification, analysis, and response.
  7. Distinguish the differences between traditional project management and agile project management.
  8. Formulate a project plan to present to stakeholders.




Project management: The managerial process (Rev: 7th ed.)

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (2018)
Author: Larson, E. W., & Gray, C. F.
ISBN: 9781260151909
Price: $151.32

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