This course provides an overview of the principles of project management. It combines theory and practical assignments while introducing students to currently accepted project management methodologies and terminologies, as outlined by the Project Management Institute (PMI). All key aspects of project management are introduced, with emphasis on the importance of accurate project definition, effective scope management, detailed work breakdown structure creation, and project communication skills. The project management processes and tools used in this course align to the PMBOK. Project Management is recognized as one of the fastest growing professions today as organizations are turning to project management to help them plan and control their businesses. Students will plan, manage, execute, and close a project, taking into consideration various project constraints. Students will learn key features of Microsoft Project to create and monitor a project. This course meets the project management educational requirements toward completion of the Project Management Institute's PMP and CAPM designations.