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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
  Feb 20, 2018
Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

APDZ 441 Project Management

5 credits
Examines essential strategies and methods for managing projects. Students apply a step-by-step methodology to develop plans, apply project management concepts, demonstrate presentation skills and perform a post project review for projects specific to the design field.

Prerequisites: Admission to BTAD program.
Quarters Offered: Fall

Global Outcome(s)
This course teaches to the global outcome of Teamwork.

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of the course the student will be able to:

  • Describe project management and the phases of managing a project
  • Identify and discuss the unique nature of projects in the design field
  • Identify project goals and objectives and make project proposals
  • Create simple project plans including projecting costs, a project schedule, tracking, and controlling the project to meet customer needs
  • Set-up project monitoring systems and explain the importance of constant monitoring
  • Discuss and apply project management principles
  • Describe stakeholder analysis and Gantt Charts
  • Present project proposals, plans, and progress reports to key stakeholders
  • Undertake a post project review
  • Explain the software resources and tools that industry uses for architectural, graphic, and industrial design to help them manage their projects