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Project Scope and Procurement Management
Course: MGT242

First Term: 2007 Summer I
Lecture   2 Credit(s)   2 Period(s)   2 Load  
Subject Type: Occupational
Load Formula: S

Description: Scope management and procurement management in a project environment, including how a project`s scope is planned, defined, and verified. Concepts of scope change management. Concepts of procurement management, including procurement planning, supplier solicitation, supplier selection, contract administration, and contract closeout

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Develop a project charter and a scope statement. (I, II)
2. Identify the key issues related to formal acceptance of a project charter and scope statement. (I, II)
3. Identify key issues encountered during project planning. (II)
4. Describe the planning functions at different levels of management and within the organizational structure. (II)
5. Explain the purpose of a project kick off meeting. (II)
6. Define and develop a Work Breakdown Structure for a sample project. (II)
7. List the purpose and uses of scope verification and scope change management. (II)
8. Solve a make, buy, or ease trade-off problem. (III)
9. Develop a sample solicitation plan. (IV)
10. List the purposes of an RFI, RFQ, RFP and SOW. (III, IV)
11. Perform a sample source selection analysis. (V)
12. Identify the contract types and the advantages and disadvantages of each. (VI)
13. Evaluate the risk to the seller and the buyer for each contract type. (VI)
14. Describe the three elements of procurement management: purchasing, expediting and inspection. VII)
15. Identify the types and uses of warranties. (VII)
16. List advantages and disadvantages of centralized and decentralized contracting. (VII)
17. Describe aspects of contract law. (VI)
18. Describe aspects of contract closeout. (VI)
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Project Initiation
   A. Project charter
   B. Statement of work
II. Project Planning
   A. Benefits of project planning
   B. Project kick-off
   C. Scope statement
   D. Work breakdown structure
   E. Project plan
   F. Scope Verification
   G. Scope Change Management
III. Procurement Planning
   A. Make, buy, or lease analysis
   B. Procurement management plan
   C. Statement of work
IV. Solicitation Planning
   A. Solicitation
   B. RFIs
   C. RFQs
   D. RFPs
V. Source Selection
   A. Analysis approaches
   B. Contract negotiation
VI. Contract Types
   A. Firm fixed
   B. Cost plus
   C. Unit cost
VII. Contract Administration
   A. Fundamentals of Contract Law
   B. Contract Closeout
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: 5/22/2007

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