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John H. Thomas
IND E 599
Seattle Campus

Special Topics in Industrial Engineering

Prerequisite: permission of supervisor.

Class description

This course is designed to prepare professional masterís students to develop, implement, monitor, and communicate effective project management strategies utilizing appropriate management techniques and relevant software tools. It will emphasize project management within the broader framework of organizational structure and strategic goals.

Student learning goals

Understand the role of the project in different types of organizations.

Understand differences between types of project management strategies.

Understand comparative strengths and weaknesses in project management tools in order to select the most appropriate approach to project planning.

Develop a project management strategy appropriate to the project and the organization.

Demonstrate how the project management strategy links to and supports the strategic goals and objectives of the organization.

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
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Last Update by John H. Thomas
Date: 06/15/2012