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Course Detail

Course Name Project Management (PM)
Course Code 23OM403E
Program MBA
Credits 3
Course category Elective
Area Operations & Supply Chain Management


Module 1

Module 1: Project Initiation and Planning (10 hours)

  1. Introduction to Project Management, Project Selection and Prioritization.
  2. Chartering Projects, Organizational Capability: Structure, Culture.
  3. Roles, Leading and Managing Project Teams, Stakeholder Analysis.
  4. Communication Planning, Scope Planning & Scheduling Projects.
Module 2

Module 2: Project Execution and Control (10 hours)

  1. Resourcing Projects, Budgeting Projects, Project Risk Planning.
  2. Project Quality Planning and Project Kickoff.
Module 3

Module 3: Project Organizations and Management (10 hours)

  1. Project Supply Chain Management, Determining Project Progress.
  2. Results, Determining Project Progress and Results.
  3. Finishing the Project and Realizing the Benefits.

Course Description  & Course Outcomes

Course Description

Modern industry requires project managers who can effectively deploy modern approaches to projects. Projects signify a very critical phase where investments are made to build an operating system that is expected to deliver goods / services throughout its useful life span. A fundamental challenge in managing project operations arises out of the conflicting goals of assuring customer satisfaction and on time project completion, while maintaining a high degree of resource productivity. Conceptually, the entire field of Project Management may be broadly divided into four parts: project initiation, project planning and scheduling, project execution and control, project closing.

Project Management course is organized in three modules. It opens with the project initiation, and then focuses on project planning. The second module focuses on project execution and control. The last module discusses the project organizations and management. This course uses case studies related to application of project planning and executions for effective learning to manage modern project management systems and challenges faced by project organizations.

Course Outcomes& Learning levels

The course aims to impart learning that is required for a student to be a competent business professional and contribute value in a project organization in his/her early career. It is divided into three modules with distinct learning outcomes for each. On completion of this course, students will be,

  1. Able to evaluate the project planning and project completion time in modern projects (Evaluate).
  2. Able to apply project control tools in the project execution phase (Create).
  3. Able to analyze the various project organization structures and management functions in modern projects firms (Analyze).

Evaluation Pattern

# Assessment Component Percentage of Marks
1 Continuous Assessment * 60
2 End –Term Examination 40

*Based on assignments / Tests / Quizzes / Case Studies / Projects / Term paper / Field visit report.

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