PHM 857 - Introduction to Project Management

Description

Overview of formal project management culture, principles, knowledge areas, and terminology. Specific tools and techniques including work breakdown structure, earned value analysis, risk management, and quality control for managing scientific research. Offered first 10 week of semester. Topics include: Formal project management culture, principles, knowledgeable areas, and terminology; Specific tools and techniques, including work breakdown structure, earned value analysis, risk management, and quality control for managing scientific research; Introduction to work planning; estimating, assigning and integrative resources.

Restrictions

Open to MSU graduate program students, and Graduate-level Lifelong Education students.

Recommended Textbooks

Required

book coverProject Management: A Managerial Approach
8th edition.
Meredith JR, Jantel SJ.
Wiley.
 

 

 

Recommended

book coverPMBOK Guide

Project Mgmt Institute
4th Edition.

 



 

Instructor

Dr. Thomas Herzig, PMP received his PhD in Pharmacology from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He was commissioned a Lieutenant in the US Navy and is now a Commander and Director of the Warfighter Performance Lab at the Naval Health Research Center, where he oversees applied biomedical research to enhance the health, safety, readiness, and performance of our military forces. He is engaged in developing new research programs, managing current research, and providing medical research solutions for the Navy-Marine Corps team

  • Formal project management culture, principles, knowledgeable areas, and terminology
  • Specific tools and techniques, including work breakdown structure, earned value analysis, risk management, and quality control for managing scientific research
  • Introduction to work planning; estimating, assigning and integrative resources
  • Introduction to risk management and quality management

Semesters

Online Summer

Credits

2

Programs

  • MS/Pharmacology
  • MS/Toxicology
  • MS/General
  • PSM
  • Grad Cert/ SafetyPhm

Type

Professional

Sections available

  • 730 MSU graduate students
  • 731 Lifelong In-State
  • 732 Lifelong Out-State