Public Sector Project Management
Provides an understanding of project management; differences between private, non-profit and public sector project management; and how the dynamics of change and leadership impact project success. Topics include: what project management is and is not; project leadership; risk management; project planning; scheduling and critical path; problem solving; project governance, accountability and transparency; project sponsor role; change management including assessing readiness for change; setting up change governance structures to sustain change; best practices; and project evaluation.
Note: Credit will be granted for only one of 411 and 470 (if taken in the same topic).
Undergraduate course in Public Administration offered by the School of Public Administration in the Faculty of Human and Social Development.