Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2021


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NSCI 515 001 (CRN: 24569)


Department: Natural Sciences Division
Instructor: Jernigan, Mark
Meeting: 1:30PM - 2:50PM TR (25-JAN-2021 - 30-APR-2021) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Section Max Enrollment: 20
Section Enrolled: 2
Enrollment data as of: 15-JUL-2024 12:39AM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
Description: Today’s complex socio-technical systems require planning, system thinking, tools and techniques to effectively manage. Recognizing this need, businesses and organizations have developed and fielded a myriad of mechanisms and tools to help them deliver complex systems and effectively manage portfolios of efforts to meet strategic needs. This course provides a fundamental understanding of the core principles for the tools and techniques. It includes exposure to the some of the software tools to give the student hands on experience with practical examples and apply critical thinking to select which techniques are appropriate in future undertakings which have the complexity to require them. The course also includes a review of the material required for students to pass the exam for PMP certification. The course consists of readings, lectures, case analyses and application of the tools and techniques to project ideas generated by the students.