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Technology & Operations

TO 616 Project Management
  1.5 hours Elective Terms Offered: W15(B), W16(B)
  Advisory Prerequisites: TO 551/552 
  Project Management --- This course focuses on strategies and tools useful in management of non-repetitive business activities. Examples of such activities include construction, new product development and market introduction, consulting engagements, and organization restructurings. Tools to be introduced include work breakdown structure, network representation, PERT/CPM models and analysis, Gantt charts, time and cost models, PM software, and probabilistic analysis. Strategy considerations covered will include dealing with uncertainty, resource constraints, dealing with shared and requested vs. dedicated and commanded resources, and milestone management.