SYSEN 5930

SYSEN 5930

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

This course examines fundamental modern techniques of project management from a systems perspective, including project planning, organization, and control. Topics include leadership, the management process, risk management, scheduling methodologies, management of project activities, and project control mechanisms. Complex systems are addressed at larger scales including combinations of novel, evolving, and legacy systems, implementing adaptive leadership and management strategies and approaches. Complex system leadership, management, risk analysis and mitigation, integrated product and process development, quality management, and contracting are addressed. Complex system leadership and management also includes consideration of communications, interpersonal skills, emotional intelligence, ethics, team dynamics, multiple disciplines, varying scales, uncertainty, and nonlinearity. Covers application of fundamental project leadership and management processes from traditional systems to more complex systems.

When Offered Fall.

  • Develop project management plans, processes and approaches and use appropriate tools for traditional and complex systems to control and monitor project management-related tasks.
  • Explain project management organizations tailored to appropriate levels applying different types of approaches.
  • Construct project breakdown structures, programmatic reviews, and milestones that translate system scope and requirements into an organized list of deliverables and tasks as part of a project plan.
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal behavior and communication with quantitative analysis and reporting as a project team leader.
  • Analyze project uncertainty for cost, schedule and risk by applying mathematical techniques.

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 20604 SYSEN 5930   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 20605 SYSEN 5930   LEC 002

    • TBA
    • Aug 21 - Dec 4, 2023
    • Whitcomb, C

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous
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