ISE 589 Project Management for Engineers

This course covers a wide variety of project management topics specifically geared towards engineers.  Discussion of subject areas that impact the success of projects such as organizational structure and risk assessment.  Scheduling, planning, cost control, and pricing among many other topics will be covered.  3 credit hours.


• Prerequisite


• Course Objectives

Develop an understanding of project management terminology and tools. Create schedules, costs, risk assessment for projects through the use of case studies.  Assess impact of scope changes, organizational challenges, and contracts on project success.

• Course Requirements

Homework: Assigned

Examinations: 2 Take Home Exams

Software: Microsoft Word & Excel

• Textbook

Harold Kerzner, Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling, 10th edition, Wiley, ISBN-10: 0470278706

• Computer and Internet Requirements

NCSU and Engineering Online have recommended minimum specifications for computers. For details, click here.

• Instructor

Dr. Anita Vila-Parrish, Teaching Assistant Professor
Fitts Dept of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Daniels Hall 410, Box 7906
NCSU Campus
Raleigh, NC 27695

Phone: 919-515-0605