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Dec 13, 2016 by Agnes Socrates (aesocrates)
DNSC 6238 : Project Management and Organizational Context
Tue, 13 Dec 2016 09:04:51 GMT
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 14:15:33 GMT
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Decision Sciences (DNSC)
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PM-MBA: Business Administration, Project Management Concentration
School of Business
Decision Sciences (DNSC)
Long Course Title
Project Management and Organizational Context
Short Course Title
Proj Mgmt and Organiza Context
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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.
Uploaded a Course Syllabus
GWSB Syllabus Template 2016 PM Org Context_Revisions.pdf
Explanation of how the course differs from similar GW courses
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.
Course Reviewer Comments
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 16:18:15 GMT
Rollback: per departmental request for credit change
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:03:09 GMT
Rollback: per departmental request.
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.