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Project Performance Industrial Engineering 599 – Summer 2012 Course Syllabus Purpose: This course is designed to prepare professional master’s students to develop, implement, monitor, and communicate effective project management strategies utilizing appropriate management techniques and relevant software tools. It will emphasize project management within the broader framework of organizational structure and strategic goals. Prof. John H. Thomas, AIA, LEED AP zjthomas@uw.edu (206) 851-6276 mobile Tuesdays 4:00 – 6:50pm, Loew 206 http://catalyst.uw.edu/workspace/zjthomas/30816/ http://moodle.extn.washington.edu/course/view.php?id=2418 Project Management in Practice, 4th Edition, by Samuel J. Mantel, Jr., Jack R. Meredith, Scott M. Shafer, and Margaret M. Sutton, Wiley (2011)

Instructor: Email: Phone: Class sessions: Course website: Moodle website: Textbook:

Reference textbook (optional): A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, Fourth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc. (2008) Prerequisites: No specific prerequisites; some experience with project management tools such as MS Project and Excel is highly recommended.

Course Objectives:

By the end of this course, students will be able to:      understand the role of the project in different types of organizations understand differences between types of project management strategies understand comparative strengths and weaknesses in project management tools in order to select the most appropriate approach to project planning develop a project management strategy appropriate to the project and the organization demonstrate how the project management strategy links to and supports the strategic goals and objectives of the organization

Industrial Engineering 599 – Project Performance Summer 2012

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