2012-2013 CCBC College Catalog

Project Management

PRMT 101 – 3 Credits
Principles of Project Management

Covers the foundation of managing projects in today's business environment. Topics covered include the basic concepts of the five essential project management processes, defining requirements, schedules, risk management, and change control. Students gain a mastery of how the project management processes are used during the phases of a project to build a better, more effective project plan. Through the use of short case studies, practical exercises, class discussions, and lectures, participants have the opportunity to apply these best practices in a non-threatening classroom environment. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: RDNG 052 or ESOL 054; or ACLT 052

PRMT 102 – 3 Credits
Principles of Project Management II

Provides an advanced look at managing projects in today's business environment. Topics covered include techniques for identifying what constitutes an individual portfolio, establishing priorities, sharing resources across multiple projects, managing the day to day responsibilities of projects, and using sound subcontract management principles and practices. Students gain an in-depth understanding of how the project management processes are used during the various phases of a project and how to apply best practices to build better, more effective project plans.

Prerequisites: RDNG 052 or ESOL 054; or ACLT 052

PRMT 103 – 3 Credits
Contemporary Topics in Project Management

Addresses the subject of project management using a life cycle approach. Topics discussed include: project selection methods and systems using decision support software; formation and organization of the project team; the various organizational approaches used to structure and house projects; the project planning process; the creation of a baseline plan and budget. Microsoft Project is used to apply this learning in simulation exercises.

Prerequisites: RDNG 052 or ESOL 054; or ACLT 052