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Viewing: DNSC 6238 : Project Management and Organizational Context

Last approved: Tue, 13 Dec 2016 09:04:51 GMT

Last edit: Mon, 21 Nov 2016 14:15:33 GMT

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School of Business
Decision Sciences (DNSC)
DNSC
6238
Project Management and Organizational Context
Proj Mgmt and Organiza Context
Spring 2017
1.5
Course Type
Lecture
Default Grading Method
Letter Grade

No
No

Corequisites

50

Frequency of Offering

Term(s) Offered

Are there Course Equivalents?
No
 
No
Fee Type


No


Organizational influences on project management practices; definition and classification of organizations; organizational culture; organizational strategy; project management practices that take place during initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and controlling, and closing processes.
Students will be able to:
1. Understand the key terms and concepts used to define and classify organizations.
2. Understand the key terms and concepts used to define organizational culture.
3. Explain how and why organizational context and culture influence project management processes.
4. Apply course concepts to real world situations and cases.
5. Identify strategies for customizing the practice of project management in different organizational contexts.

Course Attribute

Fixed credits - 1.5 rather than 3.
(AES on 11/20) Syllabus revised as requested to include the amount of time students should expect to spend receiving direct instruction from the instructor and how much time
they are expected to spend on independent, out-of-class learning.
gharris (Mon, 12 Sep 2016 16:18:15 GMT): Rollback: per departmental request for credit change
gharris (Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:03:09 GMT): Rollback: per departmental request.
cbeil (Thu, 03 Nov 2016 00:54:24 GMT): Rollback: The syllabus needs to include the amount of time students should expect to spend receiving direct instruction from the instructor and how much time they are expected to spend on independent, out-of-class learning. For more guidance, check out the policy on the provost's website: https://provost.gwu.edu/sites/provost.gwu.edu/files/downloads/Resources/Assignment-Credit-Hours-9-2016.pdf.
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