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OPMT 2515 - Project Communication and Team Management

Operations Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

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Course Details

Effective management of information and human resources are essential to project success. Project managers spend much of their time communicating with project stakeholders, both internal and external and at all levels of an organization. Effective project communication relies on clearly understanding and responding to project stakeholders’ communication needs. Project team members have varied skill sets, assignments, and time horizons; they also have different needs, perspectives and influences. Building and managing an effective and efficient project team requires careful planning to ensure the right people, with the right skills, are in place at the right time, and that those people are managed effectively throughout their involvement in the project. This course will provide you with the foundational skills to effectively manage project communications and project teams throughout the project lifecycle.

Prerequisite(s)

OPMT 1187

Credits

3.0

Cost

$772.05 - $782.05 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2020

Below are three offerings of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 41211

Mon Sep 14 - Mon Dec 07 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Dec 07 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

Andrew Payne

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$782.05

Notes

  1. No class on Monday, October 12

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 43412

Mon Sep 14 - Mon Dec 07 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Dec 07 Online Online Delivery

Instructor

Mehran Jamshidi

Course Outline

Cost

$780.22

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. No class on Monday October 12

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 44887

Mon Sep 14 - Mon Dec 07 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Dec 07 Mon 17:30 - 20:30 DTC Online Delivery

Instructor

Mehran Jamshidi

Course Outline

Cost

$772.05

Notes

  1. No class on Monday, October 12

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the elements of communications management and human resources management and their use in the project context.
  • Select appropriate communications management and human resource management tools and techniques for initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, and controlling a project.
  • Manage project communications and human resources by applying appropriate tools and techniques.
  • Evaluate stakeholder communication needs by applying appropriate methodologies and tools.
  • Describe the dimensions of communication that influence the design of project communications.
  • Develop a project communications management plan to ensure that project communications are effectively planned, structured, monitored, and controlled.
  • Develop a human resources management plan to ensure a project’s human resources are identified, staffed, managed, and released.

Effective as of Winter 2014

Related Programs

OPMT 2515 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Project Management
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Quality and Process Management
    Part-time   Certificate

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