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Project Management Microsoft Project for Windows
Course: CIS224

First Term: 2018 Fall
Lec + Lab   3.0 Credit(s)   4.0 Period(s)   4.0 Load  
Subject Type: Occupational
Load Formula: T

Description: Introduction to project management concepts while working with MS Project to solve complex project management networks, including creating Gantt and PERT charts, tracking project progress, planning for restrictions, and integrating MS Project with other software packages such as Excel, Word, Powerpoint, and cc Mail

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Explain project management techniques and describe their usefulness. (I)
2. Demonstrate the creation of a network project using MS Project for Windows. (II)
3. Plan a detailed project, including subtasks and milestones. (III)
4. Create custom calendars and assign resources to tasks. (IV)
5. Use online help functions. (V)
6. Filter project data and create appropriate views and reports of such data. (VI)
7. Plan for restrictions, including adding lag time and lead time and resolving resource conflicts. (VII)
8. Apply task constraints and create custom views in various windows. (VIII)
9. Finalize the project schedule and track and adjust the project`s progress. (IX)
10. Integrate MS Project with Excel and other MS office applications, such as cc Mail, MS Word, Access, and Powerpoint. (X)
11. Create appropriate written and/or oral reports detailing results obtained. (XI)
12. Create a project in a student team, consistent with existing TQM practices. (XII) OR Describe the creation of projects by a team, consistent with existing TQM practices. (XII)
MCCCD Official Course Competencies must be coordinated with the content outline so that each major point in the outline serves one or more competencies. MCCCD faculty retains authority in determining the pedagogical approach, methodology, content sequencing, and assessment metrics for student work. Please see individual course syllabi for additional information, including specific course requirements.
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Project management techniques
II. Creating a network project with MS Project for Windows
III. Planning a project
   A. Subtasks
   B. Milestones
IV. Custom calendars
V. Online help functions
VI. Filtering project data
      1. Creating appropriate views
      2. Creating reports
VII. Planning for restrictions
      1. Lag time
      2. Lead time
      3. Resolving resource conflicts
VIII. Task constraints and custom views
IX. Project schedule
X. Integrating MS Project with other software packages
XI. Creating reports of results obtained
XII. Teamwork on the project
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: 5/25/1999

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