Project Description

Bachelor of Project Management

Our main objective of the program is to assist students in obtaining the knowledge and abilities that are required in project management regardless to disciplines or domains.

Learning Goals

Students who successfully graduate from the Bachelor of Project Management Program will have a wide range of knowledge and abilities. Upon graduation, the students will be able to accomplish

  • Project management students will be able to create a project management life cycle and project plans.
  • students will also have a number of tools and the knowledge of how to use them. These will include project management templates, project schedules, and cost control measures.
  • Each student will have effective communication and team-building skills
  • Students will also be able to use critical thinking and problem-solving ability by either analytical or quantitative tools
  • Project management students will also understand the universal need of ethical behavior as it applies to project management

Bachelor of Project Management

Projects are everywhere – in companies, industries, health sectors, governments, small businesses, etc. Projects play a significant role in organizational success and the discovery of new technologies, helping to achieve and maintain competitive advantage and, in effect, sustainable infrastructure development.

The Bachelor of Project Management is a very good choice for you if you

  • want to be prepared for a career at the interface between organizations and management
  • want to plan and implement demanding project management environments
  • want to expand your international network during your studies

The demand for project managers is huge. Companies have a considerable need for experts who can implement sophisticated project plans and master the handling of complex projects.

Degree Requirements

To earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Project Management, the student must complete a minimum of 126 semester hours of credit towards graduation. It is student’s responsibility to be aware of current requirements and to frequently consult with your advisor about your progress toward completing them.

1st Year – 1st Semester Credit Hours Prerequisites
PMG101 Foundations of Project Management 3 Hours
ENG101 English Language 1 5 Hours
MGM111 Principles of Management 3 Hours
MGM112 Introduction to Economics 3 Hours
CMM201 Communication Skills 3 Hours
1st Year – 2nd Semester Credit Hours Prerequisites
PMG112 Project Communications 3 Hours
PMG201 Project Feasibility Study 3 Hours PMG101
ENG102 English Language 2 5 Hours
ITC202 Internet and Information Technology 3 Hours
MTH 112 Business Mathematics 3 Hours
2nd Year – 1st Semester Credit Hours Prerequisites
PMG202 Project Planning 3 Hours PMG101
PMG212 Project Time Management 3 Hours PMG101
PMG213 Project Cost Management 3 Hours PMG101
ENG201 Business English 3 Hours
MGM204 Principles of Marketing 3 Hours
2nd Year – 2nd Semester Credit Hours Prerequisites
PMG312 Project Management Technologies 3 Hours PMG101
PMG323 Project Contracts 3 Hours PMG212 and PMG213
PMG333 Project Monitoring 3 Hours PMG202
STA201 Probability and Statistics 4 Hours
MGM227 Principles of Accounting 3 Hours
3rd Year – 1st Semester Credit Hours Prerequisites
PMG341 Project Team and Stakeholder Management 3 Hours PMG101
PMG354 Project Quality Management 3 Hours PMG202, PMG212 and PMG213
MGM237 Introduction to Finance 3 Hours
MGM243 Human Resource Management 3 Hours
MGM223 Presentation and Writing Skills 3 Hours
3rd Year – 2nd Semester Credit Hours Prerequisites
PMG421 Organizational Behavior and Projects 3 Hours PMG101
PMG424 Project Governance 3 Hours PMG202
PMG433 Project Procurement and Supply Chain 3 Hours PMG341
MGM303 Entrepreneurship 3 Hours
MGM333 Introduction to Research Methods 3 Hours
4th Year – 1st Semester Credit Hours Prerequisites
PMG496 Final Project 1 3 Hours PMG341 and PMG254
PMG461 Project Business Analysis 3 Hours PMG101
PMG506 Advanced Project Management 4 Hours PMG341 and PMG254
MGM414 Strategic Management 3 Hours
MGM433 Decision Making 3 Hours
4th Year – 2nd Semester Credit Hours Prerequisites
PMG497 Final Project 2 3 Hours PMG496
PMG510 Project Risk Management 3 Hours PMG354
PMG511 Project Leadership 3 Hours PMG341
MGM412 Business Law 3 Hours
MGM415 Operations Management 3 Hours

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Each student of the program will have a well-balanced foundation in project management. They will know the importance of the strategies and cultures for each component of the project management system that make up each project no matter the discipline. Each student will be able to create the right strategy for a project that will meet the stakeholders’ needs.
  2. Each graduate will also know and understand the project life cycle and what project management process that is relevant to each step. Students will be expected to describe in detail each of the project phases and what processes are expected to happen in each of them. Graduates from the program will also be able to discuss the common documentation that is required in the various project phases.
  3. Throughout the course, the student will also learn how to identify the expectations of the stakeholders and implement them into the project. Once students are able to recognize the stakeholder’s expectations, they will also be able to implement organizational context, the project objectives while recommending the appropriate strategies. They will also be able to create a project management process that will reflect the stakeholder’s expectations. Students will also learn how to use a project charter with each of the primary parts which include the statement of business requirements that is expected on the project.
  4. Each graduate of the course will know how to create a project plan. This plan will include the documentation of each activity that will need to take place in order to control the project’s objectives and the costs involved. There will also be a part that will detail actions if there are any changes that develop during a project. Each student will also learn the processes of a project plan and be able to describe their function in each part of the project management system.
  5. Each student will also learn how to work and manage a team while interacting with the stakeholders. This will include how to incorporate certain communication tools with the stakeholders such as templates for status reports, tracking, change controls, and overall project reviews. They will also be able to identify potential conflicts and learn how to manage and solve conflict through conflict resolution processes.
  6. Students from the program will also be able to make plans and monitor the schedule and budget for a project. Students will have learned how to identify the needs of labor, materials, and expectations that are needed for the project. This will include an understanding of the approaches to time/cost estimation when dealing with the project timelines. They will also be able to identify additional information as the project progresses such as requirements, activities, and risks.
  7. Each student will also know the tools and methods of managing a project’s quality and associated risks. No matter what the context or plan, students will be able to see the potential risks or opportunities and other criteria which impact the project. Students will also be able to document these appropriately in prioritized risk registers. Each graduate from the program will have to show their knowledge and ability to plan and manage a project with the core quality processes.
  8. Students must also be familiar with developing, identifying, and managing resources in a project. They will also know how to assign and create teams while developing them through the stages. They must also be able to manage the development of the team by enhancing their abilities and skills in how to manage and lead others.
  9. Students will be competent in the navigation of the project through the scope, resource, and scheduling with effective communication techniques. They will be able to show their ability of resource allocation and schedule optimization to achieve maximum efficiency.
  10. Each student will learn the ability of project control when it applies to the human element. They will know how changes in the project can cause a change in schedules, quality, and cost. Students will be able to identify and describe each control and monitoring technique as well as how to communicate the change to the stakeholder.
  11. Students will know the relationship between the project and the host of the project. Students will also be expected to use matrix organizational structures and show what to do when project management has limited power on a project. Graduates will also be able to understand the links to project issues such as decision making, roles, and motivations.
  12. Each graduate will also have a good understanding of the ethical norms of the project operation. Students will be able to take a case study and show ethical issues while offering the correct standard of acceptable practices. They will know what actions to take if such issues are involved to include whistleblowing and decision making.
  1. PMG101 Foundations of Project Management
    • This course introduces the principles of PM applicable to all projects. It examines the core concepts and applied techniques for cost-effective management of projects.
    • Course Objectives:
      • It provides an introduction to the importance of PM, organizational strategy, project selection and prioritization, as well as organizational capabilities within the context of projects, such as structure, culture and roles, project life cycle and organization, and developing project-related product or service description, and chartering a project.
      • It provides in‐depth coverage of the project life cycle and PM processes. This course covers recommended process groups and processes that a project manager can tailor for a specific phase or an entire project. Key PM processes are identified in international standards. Process groups include initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and control, and closing. Processes, which are associated with a process group, have inputs, tools and techniques, and outputs.
      • Students learn how to identify and categorize requirements, define the project scope, create a work breakdown structure (WBS), sequence activities, create a schedule, and identify the critical path. Students also learn to estimate costs, assess risks and quality, and produce subsidiary plans for managing stakeholders, human resources, communications, and procurement.
      • Students learn the broader definition and role of the project plan and all of its components.
      • The topic of project integration is introduced, establishing the important role of the project manager as the person who not only leads the effort to create a comprehensive project plan but also executes the processes that result in successful implementation of the project plan.
    • Credit Hours: 3 credit hours
    • Learning Outcomes:
      • Analyze the importance of PM in the context of various organizational cultures and strategies and summarize the essential components of a project and the processes that are considered essential to its successful implementation.
      • Evaluate factors important to project selection and prioritization as evidenced by organizational capability and available resource capacity.
      • Evaluate and recommend an appropriate project management strategy for a new project to meet stakeholder expectations in each organizational context.
      • List and describe the project phases that make up a typical project, and summarize the PM processes that occur within each. Explain the relationships between subject areas, process groups, and processes.
      • Describe the typical PM process, its documentation, and deliverables that are produced in each project phase.
      • Given an organizational context, project objectives, and business strategy, generate a sequence of PM processes and activities that will meet stakeholder expectations, and, for a specific industry, construct and assess an appropriate life cycle.
      • Given an organizational context and project objectives, create a charter and a preliminary scope that document high‐level project strategy, milestones, deliverables, and estimates for stakeholder, customer, and sponsor approval.
      • Construct a project management plan that documents the actions necessary to define and coordinate activities; assesses project deliverables; and ensures the control and management of cost, schedule, and changes to the project.
      • Assess the interaction between the various components of a project and evaluate and critique how changes in one component can impact how project managers should adjust activities, coordinate responses, and communicate the results to stakeholders.
    • Topics:
      • Benefits of project management
      • Projects and their environment
      • Projects, strategy, and project alignment
      • Projects, organizational structure, and governance
      • Project constraints: types, interdependency, and balance
      • Project life cycles
      • Process groups and processes
      • Project’s requirements, scope, and specification
      • WBS
      • Network of project activities and identifying the critical path
      • Projects resources
  1. PMG112 Project Communications
  • The role of communications in planning and managing projects is covered in this course which covers communications planning, developing, and distributing information and reporting to relevant parties. This course uses communication analysis, design, and delivery techniques to familiarize students with concepts, tools, and skills that effectively influence stakeholders.

Course Objectives:

  • This course covers the formal theory behind effective listening and two‐way communications.
  • Provide students with the key steps in identifying stakeholders and prioritizing them by power, influence, and interest in the project outcome; then, a strategy is planned and executed to engage stakeholders.
  • Provide details the relationships between the organizations that host projects and the projects themselves.
  • Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

Topics:

  • Communication models, communication process
  • Types of communication and Communication barriers
  • Communication planning
  • Personal communication, managing meetings and presentations
  • Writing performance reports
  • Understanding stakeholder, their types, and roles
  • Developing a stakeholder‐engagement plan and identifying stakeholders
  • Organizational behavior, structure, and design within the project context
  • Organization of the project team
  • Organizational structure, roles, and roles—decision making
  • Change management—understanding the human side of change

Learning Outcomes:

  • Distinguish between formal and informal communications methods and defend when each is applicable on a project.
  • Evaluate and select appropriate communication tools and methods to communicate with identified stakeholders, including commonly used templates for communication activities such as status reporting, issues tracking, change control, and project reviews.
  • Given an organizational context and project objectives, construct a communication‐management plan that defines the participants, communication processes, tools, and methods required for appropriate project communication.
  • Analyze the nature of stakeholder groups and summarize their impact on project performance.
  • Choose from among a suite of appropriate strategies for stakeholder management, and recommend an approach based upon stakeholder strengths and weaknesses, their impact on the project, and other categories of stakeholder characteristics, such as priority and authority.
  • Given a specific project context, create a stakeholder engagement plan that includes approaches to issues such as communication, ethics, and leadership.
  • Evaluate the different types of project organizational structures and debate the advantages and disadvantages of each structure.
  • Critique a project management approach in a matrix organizational structure and recommend methods that will successfully deliver a project considering the inherited power relationships.
  • Based on the inherited linkages between the organization and the project, assess and recommend the best approaches to project‐execution methods, roles, and responsibilities.
  1. PMG201 Project Feasibility Study
  • The purpose of this course is to introduce students to how feasibility studies are conceived, conducted, and appraised. A typical feasibility study consists of a number or related studies. It starts with the marketing study to ascertain whether there is a market, how large it is, and how to reach it. Following is a technical study to determine, among other things, facility location, appropriate technology, capacity, and availability of qualified workforce. Also, a financial study to determine the financial viability of the project and the appropriate capital structure is needed. In addition, a legal, organizational, and environmental and national impact studies are conducted.

Course Objectives:

  • Familiarizing students with innovation, strategic alignment, obtaining funding, finance, and cost management, and return on investment.
  • Preparing a project scope management plan
  • Covering change control, configuration management, verification, and validation.
  • Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

Topics:

  • Project Scope Versus Product Specifications
  • Project Feasibility Analysis & Valuation Overview
  • Analyzing an Investment Opportunity
  • Technical Feasibility
  • Financial and Market analysis
  • Collecting and Defining Requirements.
  • Making good decisions
  • Change‐control and configuration management
  • Scope verification and validation
  • Learning outcomes:
  • Upon completion of the course, students will be able to and have the skill to:
  • Design the framework for a sound project feasibility study.
  • Analyze various models for project, program, and portfolio analysis to determine the viability of projects in the context of the organization.
  • Given a project context involving scope changes, recommend appropriate change‐management activities.
  • Using the language of business modeling, organizational behavior, financial analysis, and market analysis, present a justification for how a given project can achieve various business strategies in dimensions such as funding, revenue, profit, market share, and sustainability.
  • Identify the scope of the project environmental impact study, project organization study, and legal study.
  • Evaluate how changes to project scope may impact the project’s schedule, cost, and quality, and create a scope document that will produce the desired project outcomes.
  • Prepare a scope management plan that ensures the identified project work is completed after verification and validation.
  1. PMG202 Project Planning
    • Project management provides organizations (and individuals) with the language and the frameworks for scoping projects, sequencing activities, utilizing resources, and minimizing risks. This is an introductory course on the key concepts of planning and executing projects. We will identify factors that lead to project success, and learn how to plan, analyze, and manage projects. Learners will be exposed to state-of-the-art methodologies and to considering the challenges of various types of projects.
    • Credit Hours: 3 credit hours
    • Topics:
      • Scope management plan
      • Requirements management plan
      • Project cost plan
      • Project scheduling
      • Resource and stakeholder’s management plan
      • Quality and risk management plan
      • Estimation techniques
    • Learning outcomes:
      • In this course students WILL LEARN
      • How to initiate, define and organize a project
      • How to develop a project plan, including scoping, sequencing tasks, and determining a critical path
      • How to assess, prioritize and manage project risk
      • How to execute projects and use the earned value approach for monitoring and controlling progress.
  1. PMG212 Project Time Management
    • This course introduces advanced techniques for planning, managing, and controlling the schedule. The student will learn to create, analyze, and manage the critical path. The student will study resource leveling and scheduling within constraints (limited resources, time, cost, quality, risk, and communication). The student will learn how to use scheduling software at an advanced level. The student will study advanced formal scheduling techniques, such as earned schedule and program evaluation and review technique.
    • Credit Hours: 3 credit hours
    • Topics:
      • Creating networks, estimating durations, and analyzing the critical path
      • Estimating, analyzing, and managing the schedule, using the critical path method (CPM), critical chain, and PERT
      • Optimizing the schedule and assessing the impact on resources and costs—crashing and fast‐tracking
      • Managing schedule variance using earned‐value analyses, and optimizing schedule performance using corrective options and actions
      • Estimating schedule contingencies, schedule buffers, and management reserves, and managing risk
      • Understanding schedule‐management approaches and tactics to keep projects on schedule
      • Schedule and cost integration
    • Learning Outcomes:
      • Categorize and distinguish between commonly used approaches for the analysis and management of project schedules, including CPM, critical chain, and PERT.
      • Given a project plan and proposed schedule, apply one or more specific techniques to analyze the schedule, and identify and classify issues and risks that could impact the schedule.
      • Demonstrate the use of tools and techniques, such as CPM, fast‐tracking, crashing, and resource leveling in typical PM software.
  1. PMG213 Project Cost Management
    • This course provides comprehensive exposure to cost estimation in the project domain. It examines the importance of cost management in executing a project plan and Incorporates the elements of mid-course changes and cash flow management. Topics include Cost estimation, creating a realistic baseline, evaluating project performance, and presenting Project benefits to the customer. Students will develop reliable estimates at an appropriate level of detail.
    • Credit Hours: 3 credit hours
    • Topics:
      • Project cost estimating
      • Project cost budgeting and control
      • Estimating approaches and models
      • Improving the estimation process
      • Financial management
      • Value management
      • Time and cost change management
      • Impact of cost‐estimation changes on project
    • Learning Outcomes:
      • Analyze the project’s goals and select an appropriate cost‐estimation approach.
      • Prepare a cost estimate and analyze staff resources, cost drivers, contingency costs, and management reserves.
      • Establish a cost baseline by applying the cost budgeting process.
      • Analyze project performance by applying the cost control process.
      • Evaluate types of resource costs necessary to draw up a complete cost estimate, and determine the accounting category of each, such as direct, indirect, capital, and operating.
      • Managing changes in a project.
  1. PMG312 Project Management Technologies
    • In this course, you will learn how to use a variety of project management tools and data collection tools including check sheets, histograms, performance charts, and process definition tools such as work breakdown structure (WBS) and flowcharts. After you master these tools, you will be able to increase your project management effectiveness by leaps and bounds.
    • Credit Hours: 3 credit hours
    • Topics:
      • Project life cycle
      • Project Execution and Control
      • Project Management Integration
      • Common IT tools for business
      • Project management tools to manage documentation, resource pools, and project costs and schedules
      • Software for supporting stakeholder and teams communications
      • Software
    • Learning Outcomes:
      • This course will provide you with a complete overview and a basic understanding of the Project Management Cycle.
      • Understand different common tools for project management.
      • Appraise the features, advantages, and disadvantages of typical information systems, from simple spreadsheets to enterprise systems, and demonstrate which project contexts may be best suited for certain types of PMIS and why.
      • Given a complex project context and its plan, use one or more information systems to recommend a suite of tools, and demonstrate how the information systems will be used to monitor and control project deliverables.
      • Demonstrate how collaboration and communication tools that are provided in a PMIS can be used in various types of projects and defend the best practices in the use of these tools.
      • Use a step-by-step process to manage projects faster while using fewer resources.
      • Avoid common pitfalls and mistakes in managing projects.
      • Explore different online tools that can be incorporated in the project management tasks
  1. PMG323 Project Contracts
    • Contracts are at the canter of construction, government and engineering works. The course aims to equip students with the key knowledge and skills required to successfully enter, understand and apply the terms of business project contracts. Additional topics, such as labor law, could be covered in lesser detail. Depending upon the industry, various issues such as health, safety, and legal implications are covered. Also covered are employment law, data protection, data privacy, and information assurance.
    • Credit Hours: 3 credit hours
    • Topics:
      • Introduction to Law and the Legal system
      • Legal issues as they pertain to project procurement
      • Contracts and procurement
      • Contract Negotiation
      • Health, safety, and legal implications
      • Employment laws
      • Complying with standards and regulations, both local and global
      • Ending Contracts
      • Breaking contracts: consequences
      • Data protection, data privacy
    • Learning Outcomes:
      • Build specialist skills in contract management to deliver reduce costs and risk for clients or your organization.
      • Evaluate common labor issues that can impact projects through the regulatory environment, and recommend how project managers can use various tools, methods, and approaches to accommodate these constraints positively throughout the project.
      • Learn transferable project and contract management knowledge that can be applied across a broad range of industries.
      • Understanding, negotiating, and administering contracts to deliver the best possible result for all stakeholders.
      • Given a specific project context and plan, analyze the points where information and information systems may be vulnerable to certain threats, or where stakeholders’ privacy may be impacted through the handling of information, and recommend best practices for maintaining protection of data integrity, access, and privacy throughout the project.
  1. PMG333 Project Monitoring
    • The purpose of this course is to give the student an understanding of Project Control, and to provide practical guidance and tools to enable the student to perform Project Control in the “real world”. Project Control is an important component of Project Management, and the success of any project relies on the ability to control the project. Project Control focuses on project scope, schedule, and budget, and how to determine when the project is “off-course” in these areas, and how to get back on track.
    • Credit Hours: 3 credit hours
    • Topics:
      • Project Control Enablers
      • Project Plan Development
      • Schedule Development
      • Project Control
      • Risk, change, and performance control
    • Learning Outcomes:
      • Create Project Schedules using logic and sequencing of work to determine milestone and project.
      • Analyze project control documents and know how they fit into the project implementation process.
      • Apply scheduling tools to plan and manage project’s progress.
      • Understand Resources and managing them on the project
      • Analyze how costs and schedules are related.
      • Analyze how durations are calculated using quantities, production rates and crew information.
  1. PMG341 Project Team and Stakeholder Management
    • This course covers the key steps in identifying projects teams and stakeholders and prioritizing them by power, influence, and interest in the project outcome; then, a strategy is planned and executed to engage stakeholders. Building high‐performance teams and motivating them is also covered in this course. Successful projects depend on both the effectiveness of the project team and the leadership and management of that team. This course focuses on team formation and development and managing and motivating team members.
    • Course Objectives:
      • Describes the scope of stakeholder‐engagement activities extends from the initiation phase through to project completion.
      • Introduce different activities such as comparing actual performance with planned performance, and analyzing variances as they pertain to project scope, quality, schedule, and cost.
      • Assessing the abilities and effectiveness of team members, team building, leadership, motivation, and conflict resolution. Stages and effective actions for developing and utilizing teams and team members are also covered.
      • Describes how to take corrective actions when needed, and how to formally communicate project status to stakeholders.
    • Credit Hours: 3 credit hours
    • Topics:
      • Team‐building processes and challenges
      • Launching a team, including goal setting, process definition, and kickoff meetings
      • Principles of motivation, motivational theories, and leadership styles
      • Identifying, categorizing, and prioritizing stakeholders
      • Gathering information about stakeholders
      • Project progress and performance
      • Project tracking and monitoring.
    • Learning Outcomes:
      • Demonstrate how teams are assigned and formed and describe the stages of team development.
      • The role of the project manager in team formation, development, and closeout.
      • Understanding stakeholder engagement, the types of stakeholders, and their roles, influence, and power• Increasing project‐team performance, addressing performance issues, and appraising processes and incentives
      • Analyze the nature of stakeholder groups and summarize their impact on project performance.
      • Apply EVM techniques to assess the project cost and schedule.
      • Choose from among a suite of appropriate strategies for stakeholder management, and recommend an approach based upon stakeholder strengths and weaknesses, their impact on the project, and other categories of stakeholder characteristics, such as priority and authority.
      • Identifying changes to the project baseline.
  1. PMG354 Project Quality Management
    • In this course students will review important concepts associated with the modern quality movement and in particular examine the link between customer expectations, project scope, and project quality. It covers all aspects of quality management and the tools and techniques for assuring quality during the project‐execution phase, as well as controlling project and product quality. Using a case study project, students will also participate in multiple interactive exercises to clearly define customer expectations, write quality-supportive requirements, design quality audits to promote continuous process improvement, select the right quality control tools for the right project, and finally build a Quality Management Plan that traces requirements, metrics, quality tools, and project scope all together to produce outputs that are what the customer wanted – not just what they asked for.
    • Course Objectives:
      • Define “quality” and key quality concepts and terms
      • Know the evolution of quality-related thinking and how it pertains to modern projects
      • Differentiate between customer expectations, standards, and requirements
      • Write quality-supportive requirements statements
      • Design a quality audit to promote project, product, and process improvement
      • Know basic quality-related statistical terms and concepts
      • Identify the Seven Basic Tools of Quality
      • Select quality control tools appropriate for different project types
      • Create a Quality Management Plan that links customer expectations, project scope, product requirements, and
      • success metrics
    • Credit Hours: 3 credit hours
    • Topics:
      • Introduction
      • Quality’s Foundations
      • Quality Planning for Customer Satisfaction
      • Project requirements and identification of metrics to manage quality
      • Quality assurance tools including Ishikawa diagrams, control charts, and audits
      • Quality Control Concepts and techniques
      • Managing changes and quality
      • Putting it All Together: Building a Quality Management Plan
    • Learning Outcomes:

At the end of this course, each student will be able to:

  • Evaluate the core quality processes and explain the role of each process in planning and managing projects.
  • Given a project scenario with a well‐defined goal and scope, construct a comprehensive quality plan that addresses the stakeholders’ needs.
  • Apply appropriate quality‐control tools and techniques to a given scenario where improvement is warranted as a result of the project’s quality‐control data.
  1. PMG421 Organizational Behavior and Projects
    • Organizational Behavior is A study of behavior of individuals and groups within organizations and of the organization itself. Intended to develop in managers a greater awareness of the problems and opportunities in managing human resource in organizations. The course covers the importance of ethical considerations in every aspect of a project’s operations and emphasizes how ethics are critical to the successful completion of most projects. The course also describes the importance of aligning projects with the business strategy. Strategic alignment is a two‐way process. Overall business strategy guides project planning, and, in turn, project success drives enterprise strategy. Students understand the bigger‐picture goals of PM, how to accomplish strategic goals, how to identify what is being accomplished and why, and how to achieve goals.
    • Credit Hours: 3 credit hours
    • Topics:
      • The Organizational Behavior Context and Projects
      • Organizational Structure and Individual Effectiveness
      • Social Interactions, Groups, Teams, and Leadership
      • Business Strategy and its Relation to Projects
      • Strategic Management and Organizational Changes
      • Change Management
      • Ethics Issues and Models
      • Project Sustainability
    • Learning Outcomes:
    • By the end of this course, students should be better able to …
      • Understand what organizational behavior is and why it is important
      • Understand theories about how managers should behave to motivate and control employees
      • Define organizational culture and explain how managers create culture
      • Describe the types of organizational structures managers can design.
      • Explain why groups and teams are key contributors to organizational effectiveness
      • Understand conflict management strategies that managers can use to resolve organizational conflict effectively
  1. PMG424 Project Governance
    • This course introduces the principles of project governance. Sound governance establishes a good project structure, harmonizes processes and resources, and provides a smooth path to achieve project goals. It removes costly inefficiencies that negatively impact smooth running and reduces the risk of conflict. Topics such as governance methods and procedures, project structure, and organizational roles are covered. This course also provides an opportunity to discuss enterprise projects and other megaprojects.
    • Credit Hours: 3 credit hours
    • Topics:
      • Definition of governance
      • Types of governance structures and management scope
      • Creating governance structures and processes associated with project‐scope management
      • Creating a transparent and accountable organization with well‐defined roles and that is based on transparency and accountability
      • Understanding project ownership versus asset ownership
      • Understanding project governance structures in large projects, programs, or portfolios
      • Understanding the roles of governance in decision making, risk management, including opportunity management and threat management, and resource allocation and decision making
      • Verification and validation
      • Enterprise PM
    • Learning Outcomes:
      • Categorize the core issues of project governance within the context of projects and programs.
      • Evaluate and critique the strengths and challenges of various governance structures.
      • Given a large enterprise project, recommend methods and procedures that ensure the project is governed according to best practices
      • Evaluate how changes to project scope may impact the project’s schedule, cost, and quality, and create a scope document that will produce the desired project outcomes.
  1. PMG433 Project Procurement and Supply Chain
    • Even the simplest projects in most organizations involve complex supply chains and networks. We begin with an exploration of core principles of project procurement and expand to a consideration of how modern organizations expand their influence beyond simple contractual relationships. This course includes identifying project needs by using techniques such as a make‐or‐buy analysis, solicitation planning, and determining vendors through the bidding process. It also introduces the key concepts pertaining to project closeout and completion of projects, including the project audit process.
    • Course Objectives:
      • Covering contract types, their risks, and their advantages and disadvantages for the project manager and the vendors. The course covers tools and techniques for evaluating contract incentives, the method of contracting with the appropriate vendor, and the processes for monitoring and managing them. It also covers administrative closure, lessons learned, and contract closures and payments. Finally, the important topic of post‐completion reviews is covered here.
    • Credit Hours: 3 credit hours
    • Topics:
      • Foundational knowledge of procurement
      • Understanding the role of supply chains in project management
      • Project supply-chain building blocks
      • The project-planning chain and project-delivery chain
      • Vendors, contract types, risks, and incentives
      • Life cycle and processes and supply‐chain integration
      • Plan, execute, and control of supply‐chain projects
      • Managing connected supply chains
      • Dealing with direct suppliers and suppliers far removed from the immediate chain
      • Activities necessary to formally close a project
      • Contract closure and payments
      • Post‐completion project reviews
    • Learning Outcomes:
      • Evaluate the role of supply‐chain management in PM and identify the impact of tangible and intangible components of supply chains on the project’s management and processes.
      • Given a specific project context and plan, construct a procurement management plan to ensure the effective integration of supply‐chain components throughout the project life cycle.
      • Critique the issues associated with a given project supply chain, and recommend appropriate adjustments to the project to account for these issues.
      • Construct a procurement management plan that reflects the project’s procurement needs.
      • Analyze different types of contracts and the risks associated with each type of contract and determine contract incentives.
      • Evaluate and recommend best practices for vendor management and contract‐procurement monitoring.
      • Evaluate the best practices of project closeout and show how they must be adapted, depending upon how the project context varies in formality, scale, and complexity.
      • Interpret the signs of a troubled project and assess whether the project manager should either continue operation or execute an early termination and recommend what specific activities might be incorporated in the project to achieve each outcome.
      • Incorporate into a PM plan appropriate approaches and methods for project audits, reviews, and performance reporting.
  1. PMG461 Project Business Analysis
    • Project business analysis involves understanding market trends and helping decision makers find ways to realize strategic operational and tactical goals as they relate to culture, capital, costs, customers, compliance, competition, and competence. This course covers the essential concepts in the domains of business analysis and requirements management. It will guide you on how to analyze, model, gather, and manage requirements from stakeholders to solve your organizational problems.
    • Course Objectives:
      • Students learn to leverage various information management tools in depth. Students learn how IT systems can help with managing various aspects of project documentation and communications.
      • Introducing students to business analysis, requirements elicitation, requirements prioritization, and facilitating and tracing implementation of requirements.
      • Covering change control and related topics that ensures stakeholder satisfaction within the context of project changes.
    • Credit Hours: 3 credit hours
    • Topics:
      • Business analysis overview
      • role of a business analyst
      • Tools and elicitation techniques for capturing requirements
      • Eliciting requirements from stakeholders
      • Characteristics of project management information system
      • Gathering the information.
      • Business Analysis Planning and monitoring.
      • Modeling the business
      • Preparing business requirements specifications
      • Tools and technologies
      • Change management and integrated change control processes
    • Learning Outcomes:
      • Learn the foundations of business analysis
      • Learn how to gather requirements from stakeholders and documentary sources
      • Learn how to analyze, diagram and model requirements
      • Learn how to present requirements effectively and gain acceptance
      • Learn how to manage requirements assets after the project is complete
      • Construct a plan for best practices in business analysis, requirements elicitation, and requirements management that can be applied to a given project.
      • Evaluate the relevance of identified tools and techniques to elicit and document requirements.
      • Implement a plan to manage project changes and communicate changes to stakeholders.
  1. PMG496 Final Project 1
    • The Capstone course offers students an opportunity to increase their impact and effectiveness. Students incorporate knowledge gained from coursework to address a real problem within their selected field and develop an initiative for a real-life project that can be work, community, or university-based project. Students work with their major advisor on the completion of their capstone project phase one at the end of the degree program.
    • Credit Hours: 3 credit hours
    • Learning Outcomes:
      • At the final project 1, students demonstrate what they have learned with a project, research, or a product.
      • Analyze management theories and determine the best application to the capstone project.
  1. PMG497 Final Project 2
    • The Capstone course offers students an opportunity to increase their impact and effectiveness. Students incorporate knowledge gained from coursework to address a real problem within their selected field and develop an initiative for a real-life project that can be work, community, or university-based project. Students work with their major advisor on the completion of their capstone project phase one at the end of the degree program.
    • Credit Hours: 3 credit hours
    • Learning Outcomes:
      • At the final project, students demonstrate what they have learned with a project, research, or a product.
      • Analyze management theories and determine the best application to the capstone project.
      • Modify the use of selected management theories to apply to capstone project.
      • Synthesize the knowledge and experience gained through the program to implement a personal project.
      • Demonstrate mastery of program level competencies.
  1. PMG506 Advanced Project Management
    • The Course in Advanced Project Management is the continuation of the Course in Introduction to Project Management. It introduces advanced topics related to project execution and managing project changes. Students will get an integrative vision of Resources, Purchasing, Quality, Communication, Stakeholders and Risk. This course also covers project risk management, including project risk planning, roles and responsibilities, risk definitions and categories, opportunity and risk identification, risk analysis, risk response or risk treatment, and risk monitoring and control.
    • Course Objectives:
      • Give students the knowledge about project management processes.
      • Describe activities such as comparing actual performance with planned performance, and analyzing variances as they pertain to project scope, quality, schedule, and cost.
      • Describes how to take corrective actions when needed, and how to formally communicate project status to stakeholders.
      • Students will also learn about Monitoring, Control and Closing of the projects in detail and be able to choose the techniques to be applied in each moment to have a greater control of the project.
      • Students will also learn to make more effective communication with the team and the project environment, through scheduling control tools, costs and uncertainties.
      • Covering tools and techniques for qualitative and quantitative risk analysis.
    • Credit Hours: 4 credit hours
    • Topics:
      • Initial project strategy
      • Quality, procurement, communication and team management
      • Project progress and performance
      • Change control
      • Project tracking and monitoring
      • Configuration management
      • Closure and transfer
      • Identifying risks and sources of risk
      • Creating a risk‐management plan
      • The roles and responsibilities in risk management
    • Learning Outcomes:
      • Evaluate variances as they pertain to project scope, cost, and schedule, and demonstrate how to formally communicate such variances to the stakeholders.
      • Learn to communicate effectively with the team.
      • Given a specific project context and plan, classify the project risks and construct a prioritized risk register with a risk‐response plan.
      • Apply EVM techniques to assess the project cost and schedule.
      • Students can define a correct and efficient process of quality.
      • Correct cost control and deadline tracking.
      • Students will be able to manage the different changes that occur in the project.
      • Students will be able to assess project risks and preventive measures to minimize them.
      • Construct a qualitative risk assessment using tools such as a risk‐assessment matrix and a quantitative risk assessment using tools such as expected monetary value and decision trees.
      • Evaluate the nature of risk and opportunity and construct a prioritized risk register.
  1. PMG511 Project Leadership
    • Project management occurs in a team setting. Successful projects depend on both the effectiveness of the project team and the leadership and management of that team. Therefore, a key skill set that a project leader must master is the understanding and application of a flexible management style that is reflective of the multidisciplinary and multicultural milieu of PM practice. The focus of this course is on the key topics required to be an effective project manager, manage stakeholders, and build trust. This course focuses on team formation and development and managing and motivating team members. Topics include assessing the abilities and effectiveness of team members, team building, leadership, motivation, and conflict resolution. Stages and effective actions for developing and utilizing teams and team members are also covered.
    • Credit Hours: 3 credit hours
    • Topics:
      • Recognizing the roles of a manager and a leader in projects
      • Team‐building processes and challenges
      • Team decision‐making processes
      • Leadership styles and self‐assessment
      • Understanding the different types of power
      • Developing trust
      • Managing and negotiating conflicts
      • Managing stakeholders
      • Managing team dynamics
      • Principles of motivation, motivational theories, and leadership styles
      • The role of the project manager in team formation, development, and closeout
      • Best practices in project leadership—techniques to win over team members and stakeholders
    • Learning Outcomes:
      • Describe the fundamental aspects of team structure, interpersonal dynamics, and the role of the project manager.
      • Given a project situation that may involve multicultural, intergenerational, hierarchical, and virtual teams, apply leadership techniques and defend the use of appropriate practices for motivating teams and developing leadership abilities.
      • Reflect upon personal strengths and weaknesses and develop a plan for continuous improvement with respect to team‐management skills
      • Demonstrate how teams are assigned and formed and describe the stages of team development.
      • Plan and conduct a successful project kickoff meeting and reflect upon the formation and dynamics of teamwork and how to motivate teams.
      • Analyze sources of conflict and, given a specific challenge, apply a problem‐solving process that focuses on confronting and resolving the conflict.
  1. PMG510 Project Risk Management
    • Project risk management has evolved significantly over many years, but there are conflicting views about what constitutes best practice. This course provides an overview of best practice as outlined in the course text with a critical comparison of alternative views found in practice and discussed in the literature, including guidelines and standards.
    • Learning Outcomes:
      • Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:
      • How to discuss the usefulness of a variety of risk management frameworks.
      • How to explain the problems associated with estimating risk impacts and probabilities.
      • How to understand the motives for undertaking formal risk management processes.
      • How to describe the issues to be addressed in establishing a formal process.
    • Credit Hours: 3 credit hours
    • Topics:
      • An overview of what best practice is about
      • A brief review of relevant historical background
      • A generic risk management process for planning a project at a strategic level on behalf of a client discussed in some detail
      • The impact of earlier and later life cycle positions and changes in other process drivers
      • An outline of comparable alternative generic processes
      • Examples of different kinds of processes in different contexts
  1. ENG101 English Language 1
    • This course aims to develop the students’ abilities in grammar, oral skills, reading, writing and study skills.
    • Learning outcomes:
      • Understand the grammatical rules and form correct sentences.
      • Identify the component of a sentence pattern.
      • Use a range of relevant vocabulary that is related to different themes.
      • Understand short texts in English.
      • Write simple English sentences
      • Understand short talks in English (words –sentences)
      • Produce a clear, coherent oral presentation.
    • Credit Hours: 5 credit hours
    • Topics:
      • English reading
      • English writing
      • English listening
      • English speaking
  1. ENG102 English Language 2
    • This course aims to improve their accuracy and fluency in grammar, oral skills, reading, writing and study skills.
    • Learning Outcomes:
      • Understand the advanced grammatical rules.
      • Use a range of General and academic vocabulary.
      • Write simple English paragraphs.
      • Understand English articles.
      • Able to present an academic presentation in English.
      • Produce a clear, coherent oral presentation.
    • Credit Hours: 5 credit hours
    • Topics:
      • English reading
      • English writing
      • English listening
      • English speaking
  1. ENG201 Business English
    • This course aims to improve your Business English language skills by developing your vocabulary and reading skills and your understanding of tone, style, and knowledge of communication methods. We’ll also cover how these language skills can enhance audience analysis, business case analysis and basic business communication strategies. Skills learned in this course will often be referred to and needed to complete the speaking, writing and cross-cultural communications courses of this Specialization.
    • Credit Hours: 3 credit hours
    • Topics:
      • English in meetings
      • Business Correspondence
      • Telephoning
      • Making Presentations
      • Process Management
      • Negotiating
      • Reports
      • Social English
    • Learning Outcomes:
      • After completing this course, you will be able to:
      • Describe things and events in the context of Business English
      • Make requests in the context of Business English
      • Support arguments in the context of Business English
      • Use appropriate tone and style according to the context of Business English
      • Conduct an audience analysis
      • Match audience with the purpose and medium of communication
      • Analyze and summarize business data.
  1. MGM238 Introduction to Public Administration
    • This course provides an overview of public administration via introduction to new terminologies, theoretical developments, and practical application. Special emphasis is placed on identifying, analyzing, and providing real-world policy solutions.
    • Credit Hours: 3 credit hours
    • Topics:
      • Intro to Public Administration
      • Theory and Values
      • Budgeting and Finance
      • Tools and Contracting
      • Law, Rulemaking, and Adjudication
      • Organization and Leadership
      • Decisions, Sensemaking, and Logic
    • Learning Outcomes:
      • Define what public administration is and its role in current governance.
      • Identify managerial, political, and legal values.
      • Apply abstract principles to real-world scenarios through digest of various academic readings, discussion, and class activities.
      • Build memo writing and critical thinking skills of problem identification, analysis, feasible solution, and implementation.
  1. MGM111 Principles of Management
    • This course presents the principles, theories, and concepts in management. It highlights the effective management of planning, organizing, influencing, and controlling related to the internal and external environment and issues of ethics and social responsibility. It emphasizes a variety of communication skills.
    • Credit Hours: 3 credit hours
    • Learning Outcomes:
      • Students will understand functions of management as they relate to environmental professions.
      • Students will understand the principles of effective leadership.
      • Students will learn how to systematically approach problem solving.
      • Students will understand how environmental management systems influence the managerial environment.
    • Topics:
      • Overview of Management
      • Leadership
      • Planning and Time Management
      • Making decisions Organizational Structure
      • Organizing, Communication and Human Resources
      • Controlling and Managing Changes
      • Management as a System
  1. MGM112 Introduction to Economics
    • This course will introduce you to the fundamentals of economic analysis and reasoning.
    • Learning Outcomes:
      • At the end of this course, students should be able to:
      • Describe and evaluate the models and methods used in economic analysis.
      • Formulate real world examples in the language of economic modelling.
      • Apply and use the economic models to analyze these issues.
      • Assess the potential and limitations of the models and methods used in economic analysis.
    • Credit Hours: 3 credit hours
    • Topics:
      • The key economic problem.
      • Different economic systems.
      • Demand and Supply
      • Competitive markets.
      • Imperfect competition and firm behavior.
      • Market Failure and government intervention.
      • Application of policy.
      • The financial crises.
  1. MGM204 Principles of Marketing
    • This course provides an introduction to the fundamentals of marketing. Basic marketing concepts and elements of marketing practice are applied to marketing activities within Australia and the global economy. This course will introduce you to the principles of marketing and, through analyses of real-world marketing issues, will allow you to apply these concepts to address problems and opportunities facing Australian marketers, both domestically and internationally.
    • Learning Outcomes
    • By the end of this course students will be able to:
      • Understand the importance in business practice of being marketing oriented.
      • Evaluate market conditions and consumer needs when forming marketing strategies.
      • Describe a range of common strategies for use with each of the various Marketing mix tools: product, pricing, promotion, and distribution.
      • Recommend and justify an appropriate mix of such strategies to form a cohesive overall strategy to address given marketing tasks or situations
      • Use examples from current events and real-world marketing situations to apply, illustrate and discuss different marketing strategies.
    • Credit Hours: 3 credit hours
    • Topic
      • Marketing concept and environment
      • Product life cycle, development, and branding
      • Basic methods of promotion
      • Distribution
      • Pricing
      • International Marketing
      • Marketing Ethics
  1. MGM227 Principles of Accounting
    • This course is a comprehensive introduction to financial accounting concepts, techniques, rules, and utilization. We develop an understanding of exactly what financial accounting seeks to accomplish and how accurate accounting gives critical insight into the operations of a business. Topics include the different types of accounting systems, the way that business activity generates accounting data, the appropriate way to record that data, how to categorize that data into financial statements, how to generate financial ratios from the data, and how accounting info can drive management decision making.
    • Credit Hours: 3 credit hours
    • Learning outcomes:
      • Demonstrate an understanding of financial accounting terminology and summarize the concepts they communicate.
      • Describe and interpret the accounting impact of different business events.
      • Summarize the legal framework governing financial statements, describe how they support economic activity.
      • Associate business events by financial statement, tabulate said impact in the appropriate statement.
      • Summarize the concepts described by the different financial statements.
      • Classify the different types of assets and liabilities.
      • Outline how business activity is classified in the major financial statements.
      • Demonstrate understanding of the major financial ratios.
    • Topics:
      • 1- The background to accounting
      • 2- Financial Statements and Business Structure
      • 3- Accruals & Deferrals
      • 4- Introduction to Financial Statements
      • 5- Cash Management & Financial Assets
      • 6- Depreciation & Intangible Assets
      • 7- Short-Term & Long-Term Liabilities
      • 8- The Statement of Cash Flows
      • 9- Budgeting
  1. MGM237 Introduction to Finance
    • The Introduction to Finance module aims to offer a comprehensive introduction to Finance. You will learn various analytical tools to analyze capital structure and all the sources and types of long-term corporate finance. You will also learn about the application of various risk management techniques and their associated implications. This module aims to bridge the gap between providing operational expertise in finance and applying the concepts of finance in practice.
    • Credit Hours: 3 credit hours
    • Learning outcomes:
    • Students will be able to:
      • Analyze cost of stocks, shares and capital
      • Analyze strategic decisions
      • Interpret financial values
      • Relate cost of capital to management investment decisions
      • Critically evaluate a company’s capital structure
      • Critically evaluate a company’s dividend policy
    • Topics:
      • Earnings and cash flows
      • income statements
      • interest rates
      • time value of money
      • estimating firm value
      • Risk and return
      • the cost of capital
  1. MGM243 Human Resource Management
    • The course will examine the evolution of HR from a primarily administrative function to a strategic partner and decision maker in the organization. Among other things, the course will look at the effective management of human capital, the importance of attracting and retaining employees, managing a diverse workforce, recognizing employee rights, and legislative requirements.
    • Credit Hours: 3 credit hours
    • Learning outcomes:
    • Students should be able to:
      • Understand the basic principles, concepts, and practices of HRM.
      • Appreciate the contribution of HRM to organizational effectiveness.
      • Effectively utilize their knowledge and analytical skills in the application of HRM.
      • Appreciate the complex role of HRM in meeting the demands of individuals, organizations, and society.
      • Link HR to organizational strategy.
    • Topics:
      • Strategic importance of human resource management.
      • Human resources planning and recruiting.
      • Selection
      • Orientation and training
      • Career development
      • pay plans
      • employee benefits and services
  1. STA201 Probability and Statistics
    • This is an introductory course in statistics intended for students in a wide variety of areas of study. Topics discussed include displaying and describing data, the normal curve, regression, probability, statistical inference, confidence intervals, and hypothesis tests with applications in the real world. Students also have the opportunity to analyze data sets using technology in their weekly laboratory discussions.
    • Credit Hours: 4 credit hours
    • Learning Outcomes:
      • Learn to understand the main features of traditional and modern statistics.
      • Learn how to analyze statistical data properly.
      • Understand the role of formal statistical theory and informal data analytic methods.
      • Gain an understanding of statistical methods relevant to upper division interdisciplinary courses.
      • Sharpen students’ statistical intuition and abstract reasoning as well as their reasoning from numerical data.
    • Topics:
      • Distributions & Relationships
      • Producing Data
      • Probability
      • Introduction to Inference
      • Inference for Regression
      • One-Way Analysis of Variance
      • Two-Way Analysis of Variance
  1. MTH 112 Business Mathematics
    • Business Mathematics is a core subject for the business students. Business mathematics is an important tool for solving the business problems in the area of finance, accounting, economics, production and general management, and sales and marketing. This course covers the mathematical processes and techniques currently used in the fields of business and finance. It includes a review of basic business math skills with emphasis on linear equations, determinants and exponentials functions, percentages, interest, discounts, and optimization problems.
    • Credit Hours: 3 credit hours
    • Learning Outcomes:
    • After completing the course, the student is able to:
      • Perform calculations in different numbering systems
      • Make conversions between the numbering systems
      • Represent logical expressions with Boolean algebra and use it for problem solving
      • Utilize probability calculations in problem solving
      • Analyze data with statistics
      • Utilize tools when analyzing data and performing mathematical calculations
    • Topics:
      • Introduction to Business Mathematics
      • Linear Equation
      • Matrix Algebra
      • Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
      • Mathematics of Finance
      • Introduction to differential calculus
  1. MGM303 Entrepreneurship
    • This course provides students with an introduction to the potential and pitfalls of Entrepreneurship. Students will learn about the various methods for starting up, managing and financing a new venture. Students will get a chance to evaluate real world business plans and videos of entrepreneurs.
    • Credit Hours: 3 credit hours
    • Learning Outcomes:
      • Examine the steps required, the support available, and the tactics commonly employed by entrepreneurs starting a business.
      • Critically evaluate business plans in terms of feasibility, investment potential, risk, and completeness.
      • Turn market opportunities into a business plan.
    • Topics:
      • Problem identification
      • Entrepreneur and the process
      • Ideas and opportunities
      • Building financial statements
      • Analysis of competitive environment
      • Effective teamwork
      • Business planning process
      • Entrepreneurial Marketing
      • Business planning
      • project presentation
  1. MGM333 Introduction to Research Methods
    • This course will provide an opportunity for participants to establish or advance their understanding of research through critical exploration of research language, ethics, and approaches. The course introduces the language of research, ethical principles and challenges, and the elements of the research process within quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods approaches. Participants will use these theoretical underpinnings to begin to critically review literature relevant to their field or interests and determine how research findings are useful in forming their understanding of their work, social, local and global environment.
    • Credit Hours: 3 credit hours
    • Learning Outcomes:
      • Understand research terminology
      • Be aware of the ethical principles of research, ethical challenges, and approval processes
      • Describe quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods approaches to research
      • Identify the components of a literature review process
      • Critically analyze published research
    • Topics:
      • Foundations
      • Quantitative research
      • Qualitative research
      • Mixed Methods Research
  1. MGM223 Presentation and Writing Skills
    • This course helps students discover how to craft presentations around essential objectives, present key concepts and ideas with power and enthusiasm, design, and present effective visuals, and employ techniques for polishing and mastering presentation delivery. Executives, managers, and staff alike will boost presentation performance with this training course.
    • Credit Hours: 3 credit hours
    • Learning Outcomes:
      • Explore how presentation and writing work
      • Understand what happens in front of an audience
      • Practice a whole range of techniques
      • Learn the hints and tips for an effective presentation
      • Stretch your capacity to present
      • Present with style, flair, and presence
      • Using support materials
    • Topics:
      • Communication Types
      • Types of Audience
      • The Four modes of Speeches
      • The main Types of writing
      • Effective Persuasive content
      • Essentials for Dynamic Presentations and Speeches
  1. MGM412 Business Law
    • The course provides the student with foundational information of the legal system and dispute resolution, and their impact on business. The major content areas will include general principles of law, the relationship of business and the law, the relationship between law and ethics, contracts, sales, torts, agency law, intellectual property, and business law in the global context.
    • Credit Hours: 3 credit hours
    • Learning Outcomes:
      • Describe the legal systems and the legal environment of business.
      • Describe the relationship of ethics and law in business.
      • Define relevant legal terms in business.
      • Explain basic principles of law that apply to business and business transactions.
      • Describe business law in the global context.
      • Describe current law, rules, and regulations related to settling business disputes.
    • Topics:
      • Source of Law Legal Systems and Procedures
      • Contract Law
      • Basics Legal Environment
      • Securities and Antitrust Law
      • Employment and Labor Law
      • Creditors’ Rights
      • International Business Law
      • Sales and the Law
  1. MGM433 Decision Making
    • The objectives of this online course are to help you understand why we often make bad decisions and learn how to make better decisions. There are many small and critical decisions for each of us to make. This course focuses on the behavioral approach to managerial decision making, which are largely grounded in psychology, behavioral economics, and neuroscience.
    • Credit Hours: 3 credit hours
    • Learning Outcomes:
      • Solve managerial problems
      • Make presentations
      • Solve managerial problems using managerial decision tools
      • Make group presentations
    • Topics:
      • Heuristics and biases
      • Making fair and ethical decisions
      • Resolving conflict with better decisions
      • Influencing others’ decisions
      • Making better group decisions
  2. MGM414 Strategic Management
    • This course introduces the key concepts, tools, and principles of strategy formulation and competitive analysis. It is concerned with managerial decisions and actions that affect the performance and survival of business enterprises. The course is focused on the information, analyses, organizational processes, and skills and business judgment managers must use to devise strategies, position their businesses, define firm boundaries, and maximize long-term profits in the face of uncertainty and competition.
    • Credit Hours: 3 credit hours
    • Learning Outcomes:
      • A clear understanding of the key concepts and principles of strategy formulation and competitive analysis.
      • A set of useful analytical skills, tools, and techniques for analyzing a company strategically.
      • The ability to take a general management perspective in analyzing a particular company.
      • The ability to build on and integrate ideas, concepts, and theories from previously taken functional Courses such as Accounting, Finance, and Marketing.
      • The ability to think critically and strategically.
    • Topics:
      • Basic Model of Strategic Management
      • Strategy Formulation & Mission Statement Analysis
      • Corporate Governance
      • Environmental Scanning; Industry Analysis
      • Business level Strategy
      • Corporate level Strategy
      • Strategy Implementation
  1. MGM415 Operations Management
    • Operations management is a field of study that focuses on the efficient transformation of resource inputs such as labor and materials into useful outputs such as products or services. The purpose of this course is to introduce problems and analysis related to the design, planning, control and improvement of manufacturing and service operations. In particular, this course looks at operation management from an integrated viewpoint
    • Credit Hours: 3 credit hours
    • Learning Outcomes:
      • understand the production and operations management function in any organization.
      • understand the various production and operations design decisions and how they relate to the overall strategies of organizations.
      • Obtain an understanding of quality management practice in organizations.
      • understand the roles of inventories and basics of managing inventories.
      • understand contemporary operations and manufacturing organizational approaches and the supply-chain management activities.
    • Topics:
      • Introduction, Strategy, Productivity
      • Operations and Project Management
      • Operations Strategy, planning & design
      • Quality control
      • Process Strategy, Capacity Planning
      • Supply Chains
      • Inventory
  1. ITC202 Internet and Information Technology
    • This course contains an introduction to information technology and computing systems. It covers both the history and theory of information systems as well as the practical application of technologies. The student will be introduced to computer software, hardware, and networking technologies, as well as an introduction to the latest version of Microsoft Office.
    • Credit Hours: 3 credit hours
    • Learning Outcomes:
      • Using Technology to Change the World
      • Understanding the Computers Parts
      • Using the Internet and Web’s Resources
      • Application Software: Programs That Let You Work
      • Protecting Your Digital Data and Devices
      • Introduction to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • Topics:
      • History of computing
      • Introduction to information technology
      • Common web services and tools
      • MS Word
      • MS Excel
      • MS PowerPoint
  1. CMM201 Communication Skills
    • The aim of this course is to develop students’ basic communication skills in the context that they will most need those skills. Students will learn skills needed for different purposes such as negotiations, survey taking, and problem solving, as well as be introduced to skills involved in making a presentation.
    • Credit Hours: 3 credit hours
    • Learning Outcomes:
      • Understand and explain the elements of communication, credibility and confidence
      • Understand the influences of intrapersonal communication
      • Gain a basic understanding of interpersonal communication
      • Experience and understand the dimensions of diversity
      • Prepare and deliver effective presentations
    • Topics:
      • Culture
      • Perception
      • Listening
      • Nonverbal/verbal communication
      • Climate and Conflict
      • Personal Relationships
      • Creating/Rehearsing speeches
      • Group communication
      • Persuasive Speech