Instructor

Dr. Daniel Saloni

Dr. Daniel Saloni

Forest Biomaterials

Phone: 919-513-0989
Fax: 919-513-3496
Email: daniel_saloni@ncsu.edu
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EGR 590 612 Engineering Project Management

3 Credit Hours

The course will cover project management concepts and tools focused on sustainability. All these basic concepts will be employed to discuss industry strategies and global competitiveness. People responsible for project management must develop projects that are focused and friendly for their companies, customers and the sustainability global goals. The course will provide the student an understanding of the main concepts and principles of Project Management (PM), as well as the different tools utilized in project management to support the sustainability and sustainable development theories. Lectures will focus on theoretical and practical discussion of project management and its connection with sustainability. We will also see the practical ramifications of our topics discussed in class during the class activities. Conduct of Course: This class will be conducted on-line only. Grading will be based upon performance on homework, and two examinations.

Prerequisite(s)

Senior or graduate standing in engineering or a related discipline and consent of instructor. The course is open to graduate students, advanced undergraduates and practicing engineers who wish to learn more about project management and its integration with the sustainability concepts.

Course Objectives

1. You will understand the main concepts of project management.

2. You will learn the concepts of management, organizations, manager, teams from the project management perspective.

3. You will learn main project management tools, organization, team building, planning and scheduling, control and closure.

4. You will understand the importance of sustainability and sustainable development in this competitive world

5. You will learn the holistic integration between project management and sustainability.

Course Requirements

Homework: Homework dealing with team building, planning, control and sustainability will be required.

Examinations: There will be two examinations during the course.

Textbook

No textbook is required for this class, here are some books that can be used to expand the material provided in class:

1. Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling 10th Edition by Harold R. Kerzner

2. A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) 6th Edition by PMI

3. Project Management: The Managerial Process with MS Project (The McGraw-hill Series Operations and Decision Sciences) 6th Edition by Erik Larson (Author), Clifford Gray (Author)

4. Project Management Best Practices: Achieving Global Excellence 4th Edition by Harold Kerzner Computer and Software Requirements

Computer and Software Requirements

Please review minimum computer specifications recommended by NC State University and Engineering Online.

Updated 10/31/2022