Courses of Study 2023-2024 
    Jun 25, 2024  
Courses of Study 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PADM 5415 - Project Management for Executives

Fall. 0.5 credits. Letter grades only.

Enrollment limited to: EMPA students.

R. Brenner.

This Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA) course is designed to prepare leaders on how to best manage public sector projects including but not limited to government agencies, nonprofits, consulting firms, and think tanks. The goal of this course is to build project management strategies including fundamental processes, innovative trends, and approaches to plan, manage, and implement projects. The course also invests in skill building to effectively manage teams which includes equity, critical thinking, and conflict resolution. This course is highly engaging, and students will be working on teams collaborating to build these skills.

Outcome 1: Students will develop and apply fundamental project management strategies as well as innovative trends and new approaches to project management.

Outcome 2: Students will build a management toolkit for effective project implementation.

Outcome 3: Students will apply leadership skill sets including conflict resolution, equity, inclusivity, project teams, and managing performance.

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