School of Information Technology
School of Information Technology

Project Management (Online Program): Bachelor of Science Degree
Indianapolis, IN Campus

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Course Descriptions

EC311 Introduction to Project Management | 4 credit hours

This course is an introduction to the discipline of project management. Topics include an overview of its evolution, its various processes and principles, tools and techniques and project life cycle. Students will also be introduced to a project management software. Prerequisite: TB143 Introduction to Personal Computers or TB145 Introduction to Computing or TB150 Computing and Productivity Software

EG351 Social Psychology | A 4 credit hour Social Science course

This course introduces theories and principles of how an individual''s thoughts, feelings and actions are influenced by their social interaction. This course focuses on how to apply these principles to understanding our dynamic world. Prerequisites: EG372 Written Analysis or equivalent, An introductory Social Science Course

EG371 Research Methods | A 4 credit hour Social Science course

This course offers a step-by-step, systematic approach to conducting research. Emphasis is on using critical thinking, efficient research techniques and the ITT Tech Virtual Library to produce an in-depth white paper. Prerequisite: GE117 Composition I or equivalent

EG372 Written Analysis | A 4 credit hour Composition course

This upper level writing course focuses on writing analytical documents. Areas of study include principles and techniques of drafting and refining an analysis of a complex document or situation. Prerequisites: EG371 Research Methods or equivalent, GE217 Composition II or equivalent

EG381 Statistics | A 4 credit hour Mathematics course

This course is designed to offer students the skills necessary to interpret and critically evaluate statistics commonly used to describe, predict, and evaluate data in an information driven environment. The focus is on the conceptual understanding of how statistics can be used and how to evaluate statistical data. Prerequisite: GE127 College Mathematics I or equivalent

EG452 Economics and Change | A 4 credit hour Social Science course

This course examines the issues of the changing global economy in an information society. Topics include contemporary economic issues and the impact they have on our daily lives. Prerequisites: EG371 Research Methods or equivalent, An introductory level Social Science course

EG462 Contemporary World Culture | A 4 credit hour Humanities course

This interdisciplinary study of contemporary world culture focuses on the impact of globalization and electronic communication. This course explores how global economical, cultural, political and communication processes are influenced by the rapid technological changes within our contemporary world. Prerequisites: EG372 Written Analysis or equivalent, An introductory level Social Science course

EG468 Ethics | A 4 credit hour Humanities course

This course provides students the opportunity to explore competing ethical theories and through analysis and critical thinking to determine their own code of ethics. Prerequisite: EG372 Written Analysis or equivalent

EG481 Environmental Issues | A 4 credit hour Science course

This course offers an integrative approach to global, environmental issues. Topics of study include an analysis of environmental challenges confronting contemporary, global society against a political, geographical, cultural and economical backdrop. Students are instructed on how to apply a systematic problem solving approach in reviewing the issues, related policies and recommendations for confronting these challenges. Prerequisites: EG371 Research Methods or equivalent, An introductory level Social Science course

PM331 Overview of Digital Technology | 4 credit hours

This course emphasizes the use of digital technology to develop distinct competitive advantage in relations with competitors, customers and suppliers with respect to products and services and related projects. It examines the impact of technology on the global business community and business processes.

PM332 Project Management Techniques | 4 credit hours

This course builds on Introduction to Project Management by introducing software that will be used throughout the program. Using a step-by-step approach, students are introduced to the skills and techniques used to initiate, plan, schedule, execute, monitor and close a project. Prerequisite: EC311 Introduction to Project Management or equivalent

PM333 Project Communication and Documentation | 4 credit hours

In this course students examine techniques for effective and efficient documentation throughout the different project phases including initiation, planning, execution, and closing a project. The course will also present appropriate techniques to communicate to the different stakeholders. Prerequisites: GE217 Composition II or equivalent, EC311 Introduction to Project Management or equivalent; Prerequisite or Corequisite: PM332 Project Management Techniques or equivalent

PM341 Project Cost and Budget Management | 4 credit hours

This course provides the theory and techniques related to project cost management including the processes of cost estimating, budgeting resources, monitoring and controlling. Students will apply techniques provided in Project Management Techniques to facilitate scheduling, estimate tracking and control a project to meet the schedule and budget requirements. Prerequisites: GE127 College Mathematics I or equivalent, PM332 Project Management Techniques or equivalent

PM342 Project Procurement and Contract Management | 4 credit hours

This course examines project contracts and procurement processes and explores the stages of contracting and procurement in the project environment. The course will include skills and techniques designed to develop a procurement plan, contract statement of work, contract evaluation criteria, request for proposals, project management plans. The course also includes the processes of contract administration and closure. Prerequisite: PM333 Project Communication and Documentation or equivalent

PM351 Project Human Resource Management | 4 credit hours

The purpose of this course is to provide the students with the processes and techniques required to make the most effective use of the people involved in a project. The course includes the development of a staffing management plan, acquiring and training the project team and monitoring the team performance. Prerequisite: PM332 Project Management Techniques or equivalent

PM352 Project Quality Management | 4 credit hours

This course explores project quality management and how it relates to both the processes and people of the project. The students will examine basic quality concepts and explore the sub-processes of quality management including quality planning, quality assurance and quality control. Prerequisites: EG381 Statistics or equivalent, PM332 Project Management Techniques or equivalent

PM453 Project Risk Management | 4 credit hours

This course examines identifying, analyzing and responding to project risk. It will address techniques to anticipate, prevent and alleviate major project risks. Prerequisites: PM341 Project Cost and Budget Management or equivalent, EC421 E-Commerce Legal and Security Issues or PM342 Project Procurement and Contract Management or equivalent, PM352 Project Quality Management or equivalent

PM454 Leadership and Project Team Management | 4 credit hours

This course covers skills required to successfully lead a project team. It includes desirable project manager characteristics, skills and styles as well as techniques project managers can use to motivate project teams. In addition the course covers managing differences, team facilitation, decision-making techniques and communication with the stakeholders. Prerequisite: PM351 Project Human Resource Management or equivalent

PM462 Management of Global Projects | 4 credit hours

This course provides an introduction to the integration of the project processes needed in developing and managing projects in a digital environment. Emphasis is on impact of cultural differences in managing a project virtual team. Prerequisites: EC321 Introduction to E-Commerce or PM331 Overview of Digital Technology or equivalent, PM333 Project Communication and Documentation or equivalent, PM351 Project Human Resource Management or equivalent

PM468 Project Management Integration I Capstone Project | 4 credit hours

Using the skills and knowledge from the program Project Management Integration I is the first of a two-course series focused on the integration of the processes of the project management cycle. Through the use of case or problem analysis students integrate the principles from previous courses. Students will also initiate and plan their capstone project. Prerequisite: PM453 Project Risk Management or equivalent

PM469 Project Management Integration II Capstone Project | 4 credit hours

This course is the second in a two-course series focused on the complete project management cycle. Students will execute, monitor and close their capstone project. The outcome of the course will require a demonstration of the knowledge and skills acquired through the earlier courses. Prerequisites: Completion of a minimum of 168 credits earned in the program of study including PM468 Project Management Integration I (Capstone Project) or equivalent; Prerequisite or Corequisite: PM454 Leadership and Project Team Management or equivalent

 
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