Project Management

The American Business School Paris

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Project Management

  • Host University

    The American Business School Paris

  • Location

    Paris, France

  • Area of Study

    Business Administration, Management

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    COMP120 or its equivalent

    Hours & Credits

  • US Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Formerly  MGMT 290 - same content

    Project Management examines the organization, planning, and control of projects and provides
    practical knowledge on managing project scope, schedule and resources. Topics include project life
    cycle, work breakdown structure and Gantt charts, network diagrams, scheduling techniques, and
    resource allocation decisions. Concepts are applied through team projects and tutorials using project
    management software.

    After this course, you should be able to:
    – Understand the context of project management
    – Perform a project initiation
    – Understand how to perform a project planning
    – Understand how to perform a scope planning
    – Understand how to perform a schedule planning
    – Understand how to perform a resource planning
    – Understand the basic tools used for estimating
    – Understand the different types of project risk
    – Understand the concept of project execution
    – Understand how to perform a project control
    – Understand how to perform a project closeout

    Upon completion of this course students should be able to use and understand the following tools:
    – Chapter 1 - Project Management Context
    – Chapter 2 - Project Initiation
    – Chapter 3 - Project Planning
    – Chapter 4 - Scope Planning
    – Chapter 5 - Schedule Planning
    – Chapter 6 - Resource Planning
    – Chapter 7 - Estimating
    – Chapter 8 - Project Risk
    – Chapter 9 - Project Execution
    – Chapter 10 - Project Control
    – Chapter 11 - Project Closeout

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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