Course Outline - Business Administration Program: Year 2 BUSI 227 Project Management

Brief Course Description

Introduces the industry-standard principles for managing projects on time, on budget, and to the organization’s satisfaction. This course will cover the entire lifecycle from conceptualization to termination, with emphasis on project scope management, project time management, and project management planning and control. Course will provide the basic tools for successfully managing any type of project regardless of the industry, scope, environment, complexity, culture, or whether it is a public or private project.

Course Prerequisites


Learning Objectives*

On completion of the Unit the candidate will be able to:
  1. Identify the context and process of project management.
  2. Define project risk.
  3. Identify the context and processes of cost estimation and budgeting.
  4. Prepare a project schedule and analyze resource requirements.
  5. Discuss project evaluation and control methods.
  6. Manage the termination of a project.

Required course materials*

Pinto, Jeffrey K.(2019). Project Management: Achieving Competitive Advantage {5th ed.). Pearson. Sharp EL-738 Calculator

Course Duration

The Course Duration is 64 Hours

Homework Hours

Course Homework Hours will be 10 hours per week approximately.

Delivery Methods

Indicate how the course is delivered: X In-class instruction
  • Distance education
  • Combined delivery (both in-class and distance)

Teaching Methods*

Teaching Methods will Involve Seminar Format, Lecture format and Laboratory Format depending upon the course demand

Method(s) of Student Evaluation*

Type of Assessment Value
Midterm 25%
Assignments 45%
Final Exam 25%
Professionalism and Participation 5%
TOTAL 100%

Completion Requirements*

A Candidate has to attain a minimum score of 50% overall to ensure successful course completion