DSCI 421

Project Planning and Budgeting

4 Undergraduate credits
Effective August 27, 2005 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

The primary focus of this course is to master project management tools and techniques. Topics covered include a review of principles of project management, project scheduling, budgeting and cost estimation, resource allocation, and information system using Microsoft Project. Use of Simulation as a tool for Earned Value Analysis (EVA) and risk assessment is also emphasized.

Special information

Note: For those students without prior experience in project management, it is recommended to take DSci 420 Project Management before taking this course.

Learning outcomes

General

  • Understand the process of project selection.
  • Compare various projects quantitatively using advanced financial tools.
  • Identify key concepts in project budgeting.
  • Analyze the issues related to managing the risk associated with a project.
  • Demonstrate ability to plan a complex project.

Spring 2020

Section Title Instructor
50 Project Planning and Budgeting Ray, Sunny Books Course details

Fall 2020

Section Title Instructor
50 Project Planning and Budgeting Ray, Sunny Books Course details