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EGMT 625: Project Planning, Scheduling, and Control for Engineers

Professor Richard Grandrino Instructor: Richard Grandrino

Description: This course provides a basic understanding of project planning and control by examining concepts and theories. The course focuses on methodology that can be employed to plan project implementation and to control progress
Emphasis is placed on studying tools associated with planning and control for technological based organizations. Topics include work breakdown structure, task & schedule development, budgetary control and earned value analysis. Primavera Sure-Trak software utilization is emphasized.
Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to use the tools and concepts of project control and apply them in case situations.

Prerequisites: "C" or better in EGMT 572 and EGMT 573 or a Statistics equivalent

Required Text:

  • Project Management with MS Project CD + Student CD 5th ed. by Clifford F. Gray, Erik W. Larson. Irwin/McGraw-Hill, 2011.  ISBN-13: 9780077426927

Required Software:

  • Either the software that comes with the book or Primaver Sure Trak (3.0 or better). To obtain the Sure Trak software, please contact:

    Tracy Brown
    Primavera Systems
    610-949-6939
    tbrown@primavera.com

Scheduled: Fall

Student Feedback

“EGMT 625: Project Planning, Scheduling, and Control gave me the ability to explore my skills using MS Project 2007. Furthermore, it gave me a better understanding of how important project planning was to a project and how it tied back to cost/budget as well the scope.” -Olatunde Ajala, MS EM Alumnus 2010, Lockheed Martin - League City, TX