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Course Descriptions

The Rose‑Hulman Master of Science in Engineering Management and Master of Engineering Management are designed for engineers who seek to deepen their technical background while acquiring solid, forward-looking management credentials. In our curricula, you'll find the management foundations of an MBA, but with added technical focus. We provide technology and business leaders a convenient fast track to the integration of management skills and critical technical knowledge.

EMGT 527 - Project Management

  • Credit Hours: 4R-0L-4C
  • Term Available: -
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Corequisites: None

This course presents the major issues and techniques of project management. Topics include: project evaluation and selection, scope management, team building, stakeholder management, risk assessment, estimating, scheduling, Mythical Man Month, Critical Path & Critical Chain, task partitioning & communication, rework, and negotiation. Students apply these concepts in writing case analyses. Typical problems and success factors are discussed in relation to project management choices. Special issues encountered in virtual teams are discussed.

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