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MSD279 Project Management - Intro

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Examines essential strategies and methods for managing projects. Applies concepts to creating model projects using a step-by-step methodology, building project charters, and developing overall project plans. Explores incorporating projects into strategic growth objectives, using project management tools, and demonstrating project presentation skills. This course is the foundation course of the Project Management series that includes CAS 220, CIS 245, and BA 255. Project Management is a broad term that can include many areas of a business. Audit available. (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide.)

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From September 27 through December 18, 2021
Textbooks for CRN 40714
Instructor: Mark J VanHeuvel
Tuition: credit Fees: $0
For information, contact the department at 971-722-6217 or 971-722-6147 (Dept Chair).

Course details: CRN 40714

Course materials


No textbooks required


There is no additional technology required for this class.

Instructor comments:

 A PDF copy of Your Winning Project workbook will be provided to all students in the class. 

We will be developing a project management plan for a project of the student's choice throughout the course.  Both hard and soft non-technical  21 century skills are modeled and practiced.

Consider registering for MSD 174: Time Management , MSD 177 Team Building,  MSD159 Stress Control or MSD 151 Working with Difficult People. 

MSD 174 Time Management supports the focus on delivering outstanding project results, MSD 159 Stress Control Helps Support Working on Multiple Projects, and MSD 151 Helps Support working with Challenging Team Members. We all work with teams on our projects;  MSD 177 Team Building supports effective teams! 

Keep in mind, management is not a promotion, it is a profession with specific skill sets necessary to be and effective supervisor or manager.

Web course information

No show policy
Your instructor can mark you as a "no show" if you do not participate in your class during the first week. This will remove you from the class. It is important to log in as soon as the class starts to see what the participation requirements are.
Web & Remote Teaching Technical Requirements:
Please be sure to read the quick guide to Online Learning technical requirements.
Students with Disabilities:
Students with disabilities should notify their instructor if accommodations are needed to take this class. For information about technologies that help people with disabilities taking Web based classes please visit the Disability Services website.
Web Prerequisite | Start Guide for Online Learning:
Before you take your first online class at PCC, you must complete the start guide for online learning. The start guide will help you decide if online classes are right for you. Once you complete the start guide, you will be eligible to register for online classes.

The Start Guide is not required for Hybrid or Remote Courses but strongly recommended. To learn more, go to https://www.pcc.edu/osg