Project Management II – BUSI 415

CG • Section 8WK • 11/08/2019 to 04/16/2020 • Modified 07/28/2020

Course Description

This course provides focused instruction in the final four (of nine) project management competencies as delineated in the Project Management Institute's Body of Knowledge (PMBOK): Project Human Resource Management, Project Communications Management, Project Risk Management, and Project Procurement Management. The course will provide students with processes to review organizational and human resource structures to develop and manage project teams; identify, analyze, plan for and respond to project risk; identify and acquire goods and services to implement and complete project plans; and, identify stakeholders, plan communications, and distribute information.

Prerequisite

BUSI 313

Rationale

The purpose of this course is to provide more detailed knowledge of the last four knowledge areas of the PMBOK. At the successful completion of this course and BUSI 414, students should be prepared to sit for the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) exam. Additional project management experience and these courses will allow the student to improve their credentials to the PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

Measurable Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Identify processes required to ensure the timely and appropriate generation, collection, distribution, storage, retrieval, and ultimate disposition of project information.
  2. Discuss risk management planning, identification, analysis, response planning, monitoring, and control on a project.
  3. Differentiate the processes necessary to purchase or acquire products, services, or results needed from outside the project team to perform the work.
  4. Discuss the balance of technical, interpersonal, and conceptual skills needed to analyze situations and interact appropriately.
  5. Correlate leadership principles of project management to historical biblical events.

Course Assignment

Textbook readings and lecture presentations

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in Module/Week 1.

Discussion Board Forums (4)

Discussion boards are collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, the student is required to provide a thread in response to the provided prompt for each forum. Each thread must be 300–500 words, demonstrate course-related knowledge, and reference at least 2 peer reviewed articles and 1 biblical integration. In addition to the thread, the student is required to reply to at least 2 other classmates’ threads. Each reply must be 250–350 words and add insight, references/links, and promote further discussion. All sources must be cited in current APA format.