BUS3038S - Introduction To Project Management

18 credits at NQF level 7

Entry Requirements:

Students should be in their 3rd year of a BCom or BBusSc or be registered for a Postgraduate Diploma in Management, or be an SSA student.

Course Outline:

The key objective of this course is to provide a general introduction to Project Management for Commerce students. Students are introduced to the Project Life Cycle and the project management methodology as outlined in the Project Management Book of Knowledge (PBOK). Students registered for this course will be required to apply the project management process to new product development, with the practical group project focusing on doing a feasibility study for a new product. Particular emphasis is placed on quality, both as an important element of product development but equally important as an element of project management process.