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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ADMG 476 - Managing Project Uncertainty

Students will learn to handle various forms of project uncertainty. An emphasis will be placed on handling uncertainty across the entire project. Students will work through problems with an emphasis on real-world solutions. Course will be offered every year. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

Prerequisite: ADMG 475.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes, Activities and Assessments

Learner Outcomes



Evaluate how project risk impacts projects in both positive and negative ways.

Students will review and report on multiple case studies that address project risk throughout the course.

Discussions, written assignments and quizzes.

Apply multiple strategies for identifying, classifying, mitigating, and responding to project risks using both qualitative and quantitative analysis.

Students will use multiple techniques for preparing a risk management plan.

Written plan.

Examine how quality influences successful project outcomes.

Students will review and report on multiple case studies that address project quality throughout the course.

Discussions, written report, and quizzes.

Evaluate best practices for improving quality within projects.

Students will research and report on various project quality techniques with an emphasis on choosing the proper technique for the project.

Written report.

Demonstrate best practice strategies for project procurement that seek to eliminate negative project risk and improve project quality.

Students will study various project contract types and select the proper contract based on given scenarios.

Discussions, and quizzes.

Demonstrate how change control can be used to mitigate project uncertainty.

Based on a given scenario, students will prepare change control documents that will analyze the impact of the change on the project and provide appropriate recommendations.

Written assignment.

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