Project Management (2181501)  

6
Credit
4 + 0 + 2
Lect + Tuto + Pract
Teaching Scheme
70 + 20 + 10
ESE + PA + ALA
Theory Marks
20 + 10 + 20
ESE + OEP + PA
Practical Marks
ESE - End Semester Examination, PA - Progress Assessment, ALA - Active Learning Assignments, OEP -Open Ended Problem


Prerequisite
No specific pre-requisite. Students should have basic knowledge of management.
Rationale
The concept of project management exists because it helps assure completion of a project successfully. This course covers the basics of project management where students will learn what project management involves and how to approach it successfully. This course includes how to break down a complex project into manageable segments and use of effective project management tools and techniques to arrive at solution and ensure that the project meets its deliverables and is completed within budget and on schedule.
Course Outcome
After learning the course the students should be able to understand / apply:
1. What project management is all about and how to approach it successfully?
2. The selection of a project and defining the goals of the project.
3. The importance of planning, management, team building, and organization for project.
4. The issue of budgeting in project management, including cost of project.
5. Importance & role of small scale industries and role of various supporting agencies.
6. The importance of estimating, guessing, and milestones in project scheduling.
7. Network analysis techniques such as CPM & PERT.
8. How variables and risks should be approached when planning a project.

Active Learning
Preparation of power-point slides, which include videos,animations, pictures, graphics for better understanding theory and practical work – The faculty will allocate chapters/ parts of chapters to groups of students so that the entire syllabus to be covered. The power-point slides should be put up on the web-site of the College/ Institute, along with the names of the students of the group, the name of the faculty, Department and College on the first slide. The best three works should submit to GTU.