COVID-19 Update: LPS staff are available online, in person, or by phone at (215) 898-7326. More Info & Resources >
close alert box button

Organizational Project Management

Organizational Project Management

Term
Online
Course Number
DYNM 619 001
Course Code
DYNM619001
Course Key
72375
Day(s)
Saturday
Time
9:00am-11:00pm
Primary Program
Course Note
Categories: F, A; Concentration: LMC. Schedule: 9/25; 10/2, 9, 23 & 30; 11/6, 13 & 20; 12/4
Course Description
This course will be fully online and will be a combination of asynchronous and synchronous sessions. The synchronous sessions will be 9/25; 10/2, 9, 23 & 30; 11/6, 13 & 20 from 9:00 am to 11:00 pm and December 4th from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. The course provides an overview of the concepts, procedures, and fundamental processes of project management for working professionals. Participants are introduced to the principles, tools, and techniques of project management within an integrative framework. The course emphasizes that, for most organizations, projects are the primary means for implementing strategic initiatives. Course Objectives: 1) Understand and critically evaluate expectations, procedures and processes of program management as currently practiced in large for-profit enterprises; 2) Understand the content and processes and standards of practice as defined by the Program Management Institute (PMI); 3) Understand how to build and manage effective project teams; 4) Become familiar with the critical components of effective project plans. In addition to the scheduled meeting dates, additional class activities will be planned between faculty and students. Prerequisite: Non-DYNM students must complete a course permit request form: https://www.sas.upenn.edu/lps/graduate/dynamics/course-permit
Subject Area Vocab