Project Management Capstone
This course involves the demonstration of an integrated understanding and application of overall project and program management practices and techniques, through the creation and execution of a capstone project. It includes the development of a statement of intent before the start of the course that proposes an abstract for the capstone project along with its objectives and preliminary milestones. Options for capstone project focus include: evaluate the project management practices in an organization; perform research in support of an organizational goal; explore current developments within the profession at the graduate level.
At the end of the course, students will be able to demonstrate the Master of Science in the Management of Projects and Program outcomes:
Exercise management and leadership skills in the conduct of programs and projects that may be international in nature and present the challenges posed by acquisitions, mergers and downsizing.
Initiate, plan, execute, control, and close out projects in a way that assures the delivery of the negotiated scope and quality level while meeting time and budget constraints.
Understand projects and programs in their larger corporate context.
Effectively communicate, orally and in writing, the project/program status, issues and risks to senior management.
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