Analysis of Engineering Projects (300IGI014)

Basic Information

  • Course code number and name: 300IGI014, Analysis of Engineering Projects.
  • Credits and contact hours: 3 credit hours, 4 hours per week
  • Course coordinator: Jorge Enrique Álvarez.
  • Prerequisites: 117 approved credit hours.
  • Type of course: Required.

Text book

  • Project Management, C. Gray, E. Larson, 2009.

Supplemental materials

  • A Guide to the Project Management, Body of Knowledge - PMBOK. PMI, 2013.
  • Successful Project Management, J. Gido, J. Clements. 2012.
  • Project Scheduling and Control Techniques, C. Romero, 2010.
  • Project Management: Learning Guides, F. Rivera, G. Hernández, 2010.
  • Project Management for Business, Engineering, and Technology. J. Nicholas, 2008.

Specific course information

This course presents the modern techniques used to plan, analyze, schedule, budget and control engineering projects. Also, attention is given to the planning of resources, forecasting, life-cycle analysis and the use of software tools for project control and monitoring.

Specific goals of the course

Learning objectives:
  • To identify the modern techniques for the planning, execution, monitoring and control of engineering projects.
  • To analyze and solve problems associated with the management of engineering projects.
  • To apply software resources for the management of engineering projects.
Relationship with student outcomes
Student Outcomes
Relevance 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 2

1: low relevance; 2: medium relevance; 3: high relevance.

Topics of the course

  • Plans, programs and projects.
  • Life cycle of projects and products.
  • The concept of triple constraint.
  • Rolling wave planning.
  • Knowledge areas and process groups for project management.
  • The PMBOK by PMI and other standards.
  • The planning of the project management.
  • The startup of the project.
  • Planning and scope definition. Gathering of requirements. Work breakdown structure.
  • Planning of the project schedule. Sequencing of activities. Techniques to speedup and shortening. PERT and CPM.
  • Resources, time, costs.
  • Development and use of the schedule.
  • Development and control of the budget,
  • Risk management.
  • Integrated control of changes.Quality assurance.
  • Monitoring and control of the advancement of the project. Earned Value Management.
  • Forecasting and re-scheduling.
  • Software resources for project management.
undergraduate/dptocivileindustrial/analysisofengineeringprojects.txt · Última modificación: 2014/10/12 03:59 por lsosorio
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