American Heritage University of Southern California

MB-546 Project Operations Management

This course is study of topics involved with managing projects. It examines the roles and skills of the project manager and the project office. Students will study the phases of the life cycle, specifically the activities, requirements, methodologies, and tools common in project management. The c...more

  • Course ID: MB 546
  • Start Date: 11/12/2018
  • Duration: 8 weeks
  • Method of Instruction: Online

Units: 3

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This course is study of topics involved with managing projects. It examines the roles and skills of the project manager and the project office. Students will study the phases of the life cycle, specifically the activities, requirements, methodologies, and tools common in project management. The course requires a high degree of student involvement throughout the semester. In class or on line, working individually or in groups, students will be engaged in active learning. Many of the topics examined in this course have been well documented in text books, journals, and other publications. Discussions about the topics covered during the semester will require student reading and research. Students should plan to prepare homework assignments prior to class, be prepared to discuss key issues in class and in online forums. A final exam will be given and class will conclude with presentations of the students’ research projects.

Mr Farooq Khan Adjunct Faculty

M.B.A., Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Middle Eastern Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering and B.Sc. Physics, Middle Easte

  • Define project.
  • Explain the project life cycle.
  • Explain how the selection and prioritization of project supports organizational vision and mission statements.
  • Explain how project complexity affects the project planning process.
  • Identify best practices in project management.