TMGT 514 Engineering & Technology Project Management

Schedule
 

Term: Fall 2013 Sections: 01W & 01E
Day: VariableTime: Variable
Instructor: Dr. Jason Lee Davis
 

Date

 

Class Activities/Assignments

Activities Due/Point Credits

Notes

 Week

beginning
Monday,...

Assignments are due by midnight (CT), on Sunday of the week assigned, unless otherwise indicated. 

Total = 650pts

Days are for the week indicated in the first column.

1

Aug 26

Familiarize yourself with the courseware and follow the initial instructions provided in the online course.  Post on-line introductions with photo for class roster.  Acquire copy of required text.
Preliminary Course Quiz

Prelim. Quiz - 10pts

The Preliminary Course Quiz must be completed with a score of 10pts by the end of Week 2.

2

Sept 2

Chapter 1 Overview (of Project Management)
Chapter 2 Project Management Growth: Concepts and Definitions
Access VoiceThread and create your profile, if you do not already have one configured, and begin experimenting, practicing, and familiarizing yourself with the use of the tool for purposes of our upcoming Discussion Activities.  The "VoiceThread Playground" has bee set-up for this purpose.

Quiz 01 - 10pts
Quiz 02 - 10pts

 

3

Sept 9

Chapter 3 Organizational Structures [used in Project Management]
VT Discussion #1
Download, install, and practice using the free Web 2.0 application, Jing (screen recording application), for use in the upcoming Video Presentation Projects.
Begin research and creation of Video Presentation Project #1.

Quiz 03 - 10pts
VT Discussion #1
 Post - 20pts

Friday - Last day to apply for Fall Graduation
VT post #1 may utilize text, voice, or video.

4

Sept 16 Chapter 4 Organizing and Staffing the Project Office and Team
Chapter 5 Management Functions [in a Project Environment]
Quiz 04 - 10pts
Quiz 05 - 10pts

VT Discussion #1
 2 Responses - 10pts
 

5

Sept 23 Chapter 6 Management Of Your Time And Stress
VT Discussion #2
Quiz 06 - 10pts
VT Discussion #2
 Post - 20pts

VT post #2 may utilize text, voice, or video.

6

Sept 30 Chapter 7 Conflicts
Chapter 8 Special Topics
Quiz 07 - 10pts
Quiz 08 - 10pts
VT Discussion #2
 2 Responses - 10pts

Fri.-Sat., Oct 4-5 - 8th Annual Cotton Belt Railroad Symposium @TAMU-C, Rayburn Student Center.
Event admission is free.  Co-hosted by the Dept. of Engineering & Technology.

7

Oct 7 Chapter 9 The Variables for Success
Chapter 10 Working With Executives
VT Discussion #3
Presentation Project #1 (early submission opportunity)
Quiz 09 - 10pts
Quiz 10 - 10pts
VT Discussion #3
 Post - 20pts

Project #1 may be submitted by midnight, Wednesday for Early Submission Bonus (5pt.)
VT post #3 must utilize a minimum of voice or video.

8

Oct 14 Chapter 11 Planning
Presentation Project #1 (due this week)
Quiz 11 - 10pts
VT Discussion #3
 2 Responses - 10pts

TAMU-C Homecoming Week
Completed project MUST be submitted by midnight, Wednesday.  Projects not submitted by midnight Sunday may be omitted by reviewers without penalty.

9

Oct 21 Chapter 12 Network Scheduling Techniques
Chapter 13 Project Graphics
VT Discussion #4
Presentation Project #1 Self/Peer Evaluations due
Quiz 12 - 10pts
Quiz 13 - 10pts

VT Discussion #4
 Post - 20pts

Project #1 - 95pts
Completed, self/peer evaluation forms MUST be submitted by midnight, Sunday.

VT post #4 must utilize video.

10

Oct 28 Chapter 14 Pricing and Estimating
Chapter 15 Cost Control

Begin research and creation of Video Presentation Project #2.
Quiz 14 - 10pts
Quiz 15 - 10pts

VT Discussion #4
 2 Responses - 10pts

Thursday - Drop Deadline for full-term courses.

11

Nov 4 Chapter 16 Trade-Off Analysis in a Project Environment
Chapter 17 Risk Management
VT Discussion #5
Quiz 16 - 10pts
Quiz 17 - 10pts

VT Discussion #5
 Post - 20pts



VT post #5 must utilize video.

12

Nov 11 Chapter 18 Learning Curves Quiz 18 - 10pts
VT Discussion #5
 2 Responses - 10pts

 

13

Nov 18 Chapter 19 Contract Management
Presentation Project #2 (early submission opportunity)
Quiz 19 - 10pts

Project #2 may be submitted by midnight, Wednesday for Early Submission Bonus (5pt.)

14

Nov 25 Chapter 20 Quality Management
Presentation Project #2 (due this week)
Quiz 20 - 10pts

Thanksgiving Holiday begins at noon, Wednesday.
Friday - Last day to withdraw from the university.
Completed project MUST be submitted by midnight, Wednesday.  Projects not submitted by midnight Sunday may be omitted by reviewers without penalty.

15

Dec 2 Presentation Project #2 Self/Peer Evaluations due
Final Comprehensive Examination opens
Project #2 - 95pts Completed, self/peer evaluation forms MUST be submitted by midnight, Sunday.
Final Exam opens for submission on Thursday.

16

Dec 9

Final Comprehensive Examination due
THE END

Final Exam - 100pts

Final Exam MUST be submitted no later than midnight on Wednesday.

 

Friday,
Dec 13

COMMENCEMENT - Graduate Ceremony - 4:00pm

 

Congratulations Graduates!!!

 

Saturday,
Dec 14

COMMENCEMENT - Undergraduate Ceremonies - 11:00am College of Science, Engineering, & Agriculture

 

Congratulations Graduates!!!

Note: All times indicated are local time in the Central Time Zone.

Green - Chapter Readings/Quizzes
Purple - VoiceThread Discussion Activities
Blue - Presentation Projects

Red - Course Examination

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Rev. August 07, 2014