MBA 6951: Managing Complex Projects


Provides a comprehensive study of the project management process and the complexities of project management from a systems perspective. Includes the systematic approach to planning activities, controlling and closing project integration management, project scope management, project time management, project cost management, project quality management, project communication management, project risk management, and project human resources management. Prepares students to plan, control, and perform projects within the modern workplace by presenting requisite processes and techniques.


  1. Examine the roles and responsibilities of a project manager.
  2. Analyze the elements of measures of performance in the context of the triple constraints.
  3. Determine the scope of a project.
  4. Create a network diagram that considers precedence diagramming and work sequence.
  5. Evaluate sources of project risk strategies.
  6. Assess proven scheduling techniques.
  7. Explain the steps involved in building a project’s budget.
  8. Outline tasks associated with closing a project.




Project management: A systems approach to planning, scheduling, and controlling (Rev: 12th ed.)

Publisher: Wiley (2017)
Author: Kerzner, H.
ISBN: 9781119165354
Price: $77.22

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