Revised: May 9, 2009

This schedule will be revised throughout the semester with additional case material and other assignments added. The current copy can be found at Chapter references are to Schwalbe text.

Week Topic Reading/Assignment
Week 1 Jan 21 Course Information, Introduction to Project Management, ppt Chapter 1
Week 2 Jan 28 The Project Management and Information Technology Context, ppt, Creating Work Breakdown Structure and Entering Task Durations in Microsoft Project, MSDNAA GMU, scopo project file Chapter 2, Appendix A pp. 1-35
Week 3 Feb. 4 Process Groups: A Case Study, ppt, templates, Task Dependencies in Microsoft Project, scope project file Chapter 3, Appendix A pp. 35-49
Week 4 Feb 11 Project Integration Management, Project Cost Management in Microsoft Project, Formation of Case Teams, ppt, resource project file Chapter 4, Appendix A pp. 50-68
Week 5 Feb 18 Project Scope Management, ppt Chapter 5
Week 6 Feb 25 Project Time Management, ppt Chapter 6, Case: Singapore Tradenet (ppt)
Week 7 March 4 Project Cost Management, ppt Chapter 7, Case: BAE Automated Systems (A) (ppt)

Week 8 March 11

Spring break, no class  
Week 9 March 18 Project Quality Management, ppt, first midterm Chapter 8, Case: BAE Automated Systems (B) (ppt)
Week 10 March 25 Project Human Resource Management (ppt), Groups work on Microsoft Project assignment Chapter 9

Week 11 April 1

Project Communications Management (ppt) Chapter 10, Case: A&D HIgh Tech (A) (ppt), Microsoft Project Analysis - Part A due
Week 12 April 8 Project Risk Management (ppt)

Chapter 11,Case: Managing Conflict in a Diverse Workplace (ppt),

Week 13 April 15 Project Procurement Management (ppt), Chapter 12, Case: The Rise and Fall of Iridium (ppt)
Week 14 April 22 Second midterm Case: Timberjack Parts (ppt)
Week 15 April 29 Project Management Certifications Case: A&D High Tech (B) (ppt), Appendix B
Week 16 May 6 Final Exam