Courses in Operations Management
Project Management in Dynamic Environments
A great deal of knowledge work performed in today's
organizations is project-based. thus project management
skills are crucial to the performance of most managers.
While project management techniques are well established,
the turbulent environment faced by many projects presents
unique challenges to the project manager.
teaches the basics of project management as codified in the
Project Management Institute's (PMI) Project Management Body
of Knowledge (PMBOK). Covering the PMBOK facilitates
preparation for PMI certification. In addition to the PMBOK,
the course examines how this knowledge may be applied to
technology-related projects. Participants also gain
experience using project management tools and managing
projects using a project management simulation.
significant technology background is required for the class
(a small amount of class time will be devoted to relevant
technology), students will be expected to be proficient in
quantitative models and oral presentations. During the
course, teams will be running a web-based project management
simulation; the simulator is integrated with Microsoft