Principles Of Project Management
This course provides the background for students to plan, organize, and manage resources to enable the successful completion of a specific project. Bringing a project in on schedule, on budget and up to design standards are key components of the course, which includes discussion of the skills, tools, and techniques needed to manage projects successfully throughout a project lifecycle. Students develop a project schedule using project management software such as CPM or Gantt Charts and assist with processing of change orders, progress, and final billings, in accordance with contract provision. They apply cost control practices, assist with planning, sequencing, phasing and scheduling of work for projects, assist in preparing project status reports, facilitate and report on building project meetings and monitor contract compliance and closing. Safety plans compliant with the OHSA will be an important component of the course.