Project Management


Course Name

Project Management

Course Code


Number of Contact Hours

45 hours

Credit Hours

3 Credit Hour

Duration and Frequency

  • 15 sessions 
  • Each session = 3 hours
  • Frequency: daily Monday to Friday
  • Duration: 3 weeks

Mode of Delivery

  • Online/ On Campus/ Hybrid 


Professional Development – 

F -Project Management


This course introduces the student to characteristics, problems, techniques, and methods of project management and also of decision-making in organizations using the Program Evaluation and Review Techniques (“PERT) method, software computer models and practices will be used to solve practical problems in an organization.


The objectives of this subject are to help students to understand:

  • Provide the student with greater understanding of analytical skills for solving problems in project management
  • Introduce students to mathematical models which aid in decision making process and to develop critical thinking and knowledge in project management’s theory and practices. 
  • Enable students how to learn how to use software packages in project management practices.



On completion of this subject, students are expected to:

  1. Use analytical skills for problem solving in project management
  2. Differentiate the mathematical models used in decision making process
  3. Demonstrate mastery in using software project management packages.

Course Outline

  1. Introduction
  2. Process Approach to Project Management
  3. Engineering Economic Analysis
  4. Life-Cycle Costing
  5. Portfolio Management—Project Screening and Selection
  6. Multiple-Criteria Methods for Evaluation and Group Decision Making
  7. Scope and Organizational Structure of a Project
  8. Management of Product, Process, and Support Design
  9. Project Scheduling
  10. Resource Management
  11. Project Budget
  12. Project Control
  13. Research and Development Projects
  14. Computer Support for Project Management
  15. Project Termination


Course Textbook:

Project Management: Achieving Competitive Advantage, 5th Edition

Jeffrey K. Pinto, Pennsylvania State University – Erie


Feedback Given to Participants in Response to Assessed Work 

  • Individual written feedback on coursework
  • Feedback discussed as part of a tutorial
  • Individual feedback on request
  • Model answers 


Developmental Feedback Generated Through Teaching Activities

  • Feedback is given at presentations and during tutorial sessions
  • Dialogue between participants and staff in tutorials and lectures



The course grade will be based on a final project presented by the participant and graded by the instructor. Participants much achieve a passing grade of 70% or more to be awarded a certificate of completion of the course.