Project management essentials

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Universidade da Coruña's International Summer School 2016

Live dates: 
Monday, 1 August 2016 to Friday, 19 August 2016
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Aims and scope: 
Project Management Essentials is aimed at senior undergraduate students of business, science and engineering. The objectives of the course are to introduce students into the concept of a project-oriented economy, make them aware of the different aspects of project management (according to the views of the international professional bodies of PM), explore the applications and the importance of project management in the new economy and provide them with skills and knowledge on relevant tools and methodologies.
Topics: 
Project Management. Project Planning. Project Scheduling. Project Tracking. Project Portfolio Management. PMBOK and Project Management Knowledge Areas. Earned Value Analysis.
Indicative reading: 
PMI: The Project management Body of Knowledge, 5th Edition, 2012; Bruce T. Barkley, Integrated Project Management, McGraw Hill Professional, NY, 2006; Paul E Harris, Project Planning & Control Using Primavera P6: For all industries including Versions 4 to 6 Eastwood Harris Pty Ltd, Victoria, Australia (Paperback - Mar 3, 2008); Earned Value Project Management, Third Edition, Quentin W. Fleming and Joel M. Koppelman, PMI Institute, USA 2005.