Managing Projects (Dept. Elec. II) (182506)  


Sr. Topics Teaching Hours Module Weightage
The world of Project Management
Definition of project, Project Management Vs. General Management, Three goals of project, The life cycle of projects, Selecting projects to meet organizational goals, Confronting Uncertainty, Project portfolio process, An approach to Project Formulation
Organizing the project
The PM’s Roles, The PM’s responsibility to the project, Selection of a Project Manager, Project Management as a profession, Fitting projects into the parent organization, The project team
Planning the project
The contents of a project plan, The planning process-overview, The planning process- Nuts and Bolts, The work breakdown structure and other aids, Multidisciplinary Teams-Balancing Pleasure and Pain,
Budgeting the Project
Methods of budgeting, Cost estimating, Improving Cost Estimates, Budget Uncertainty and risk management
Scheduling the Project
PERT and CPM Networks, Project uncertainty and risk management, Simulation, The Gantt chart, Extensions to PERT/CPM
Allocating the Resources to the Project
Expediting a Project, Resource Loading, Resource Leveling, Allocating Scarce resources to projects, Allocating several resources to the several projects, Goldratt’s critical chain
Monitoring and Controlling the Project
The plan-monitor-control cycle, Data collection and reporting, Earned value, Project control, Designing the control system, Scope creep and change control7
Evaluating and Terminating the Project
Evaluation, Project Auditing, Project Termination1