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Course Details

Course Details

Course Code: BUSN333 Course ID: 3901 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course focuses on project requirements as the basis for managing development life cycles. Students learn to define project cycle time, measure and estimate project efforts, and set priorities.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
08/31/20 - 01/29/21 02/01/21 - 03/28/21 Winter 2021 Session I 8 Week session
09/28/20 - 02/26/21 03/01/21 - 04/25/21 Winter 2021 Session D 8 Week session
10/26/20 - 04/02/21 04/05/21 - 05/30/21 Spring 2021 Session B 8 Week session
11/30/20 - 04/30/21 05/03/21 - 06/27/21 Spring 2021 Session I 8 Week session
12/28/20 - 06/04/21 06/07/21 - 08/01/21 Spring 2021 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

A successful student will fulfill the following learning objectives:
1. Define an effective requirements process for a project
2. Set requirements priorities
3. Estimate requirements efforts
4. Determine if the project will have value to the organization
5. Communicate across business and technical boundaries


Required Readings

  • Click on the required reading link

Software Requirements
Microsoft Word 97 – 2003 – 2007 or newer.
Adobe Reader -- Go to http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html to download the latest version. This download is free.
Web Sites
In addition to the required course texts, the following public domain websites and video links are useful. Please abide by the university’s academic honesty policy when using Internet sources. Note website and video addresses are subject to change.

Additional Resources
In addition to the required course texts, the following public domain web sites are useful. Please abide by the university’s academic honesty policy when using Internet sources as well. Note web site addresses are subject to change.

Site Name Website URL/Address
American Psychological http://www.apastyle.org/
Purdue Online Writing Lab http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/
APA Guide https://owl.english.purdue.edu/media/pdf/20090212013008_
APA Formatting Software– Perrla https://www.perrla.com/
When to use a Commas https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/607/02/
What constitutes a paragraph https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/606/02/

Book Title:Project Management JumpStart, 4th ed - e-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9781119472223
Publication Info:Sybex/Skillport
Author:Heldman, Kim
Unit Cost:$30.00
Book Title:The Project Book: The Complete Guide to Consistently Delivering Great Projects - e-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9780730371410
Publication Info:Wiley Lib
Author:Ellis, Colin
Unit Cost:$21.00

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.