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Covers the latest principles, tools and techniques of planning, executing and controlling activities and resources for a project established for the accomplishment of specific goals and objectives. Through extensive review of scholarly and research work published in the field, students will explore the relationship between contemporary project management and systems theory with emphasis placed on the role of projects within an organization's overall strategic governance. Other topics covered include scope management, scheduling, estimating and budgeting, earned value analysis, change control, risk management, procurement, and the manager's role in leadership, motivation, communication, stakeholder management and conflict resolution. Computer software packages and literature research are used in developing a comprehensive term project.