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Explores the three critical human aspects of successful project management (administration, leadership and team dynamics) in the context of each stage of the project process. Content includes organizing and supporting human effort, positioning the project across organizational boundaries, internal and external roles and relationships of projects, politics of projects, indispensable leadership actions, influencing and supporting change, project communications, negotiation, managing conflict, and effective team building and leadership. Students' participation is focused on case studies, problem solving and creation of innovative approaches to dealing with the human side of projects. Class material will be integrated with the information in PMI's A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®), 5th ed. Co-requisite: OP 340.