2022-2023 Pierce College Catalog 
    Mar 31, 2023  
2022-2023 Pierce College Catalog
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BUS 260 Project Management I: Planning (5 credits)

Prerequisite Grade of 2.0 or better in CIS 130

Course Description
This course introduces project management with a project simulation and case studies. Learn industry standards to start and plan a project; use project management tools and terminology; and learn collaboration skills.

Course Content
Project management industry standards to start and plan a project, include:
A. Technical project management vocabulary
B. Project management technology skills
C. Communicating in a project management environment
D. Scheduling
E. Project management ethical standards

Student Outcomes
1. Apply project management industry standards and vocabulary to start and plan projects.

2. Communicate with stakeholders following project management industry standards.

3. Demonstrate technology skills used to start and plan projects.

4. Explain how project management ethical standards are used.

Degree Outcomes
Critical, Creative, and Reflective Thinking: Graduates will evaluate, analyze, synthesize, and generate ideas; construct informed, meaningful, and justifiable conclusions; and process feelings, beliefs, biases, strengths, and weaknesses as they relate to their thinking, decisions, and creations.

Effective Communication: Graduates will be able to exchange messages in a variety of contexts using multiple methods.

Information Competency: Graduates will be able to seek, find, evaluate and use information, and employ information technology to engage in lifelong learning.

Lecture Contact Hours 50
Lab Contact Hours 0
Clinical Contact Hours 0
Total Contact Hours 50

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