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Project management for managers

ABOUT THE COURSE

Project management is an essential skill-set for many careers and in many contexts in our lives. Project Management is an ideal starting point if you need to manage projects at work or at home, while not necessarily being a formally trained project manager. It is also suitable if you are considering undertaking a project in the near future and are seeking to learn and apply essential project management knowledge and skills.

INTENDED AUDIENCE


Students of B.Tech. M.Tech, PhD and working professionals


PRE-REQUISITE


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INDUSTRIES THAT WILL RECOGNIZE THIS COURSE


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3468 students has enrolled already!!

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR 



Dr. M. K. Barua is an Associate Professor at Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Rooorkee. He is also seconded faculty Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) Bangkok and Defense Engineering College, FDRE’s Metals and Engineering Corporation, Ethiopia. Also he is visiting faculty at IIM Sirmaur and IIM Rohtak. His research interest includes Operations management, project management and supply chain management. He has published more than 100 research papers in international journals of repute.

COURSE PLAN

Week 1: Project Management Fundamentals

Week 2: Project life cycle analysis

Week 3: Project selection methods

Week 4: Capital budgeting techniques

Week 5: Risk management

Week 6: Risk and technical analysis

Week 7: HRM issues in project management

Week 8: PERT and CPM

Week 9: Probability models in networks

Week 10: Crashing of networks

Week 11: Cost management and cost control

Week 12: Quality and procurement management


SUGGESTED READING

Chandra, P., Projects, Planning, Analysis, Financing Financing, Implementation and control, Tata McGraw Hill, Fifth Edition

Maylor, H., Project Management, Pitman Publication, Second Edition
 
Ghattas, R.G. & Mc Kee, S.L., Practical Prokject Management, Pearson Education Asia,

Pinto, P.K., Project Management, Pearson Education, First Edition
 
Wyzocki, R.K. & Mc Gary R., Effective Project Management, Wiley. First Edition



MORE DETAILS ABOUT THE COURSE

CERTIFICATION EXAM

The exam is optional for a fee.
Exams date: 22 October 2017
Time: Shift 1: 9am-12 noon; Shift 2: 2pm-5pm
Any one shift can be chosen to write the exam for a course.
Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published.

CERTIFICATE

Final score will be calculated as : 25% assignment score + 75% final exam score
25% assignment score is calculated as 25% of average of best 8 out of 12 assignments
E-Certificate will be given to those who register and write the exam and score greater than or equal to 40% final score. Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and Indian Institute Of Technology, Roorkee. It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.