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BUSN333 - Project Management for Business Analysts

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
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I 8 Week session
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 07/28/19 Spring 2019 Session D 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B 8 Week session
02/25/19 - 08/02/19 08/05/19 - 09/29/19 Summer 2019 Session I 8 Week session
03/25/19 - 08/30/19 09/02/19 - 10/27/19 Summer 2019 Session D 8 Week session
04/29/19 - 10/04/19 10/07/19 - 12/01/19 Fall 2019 Session B 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

NameGrade %
Forums 25.00 %
Forum 1 3.57 %
Forum 2 3.57 %
Forum 3 3.57 %
Forum 5 3.57 %
Forum 6 3.57 %
Forum 7 3.57 %
Forum 8 3.57 %
Homework 15.00 %
Week 1 - Homework 7.50 %
Week 7- Homework 7.50 %
Quizzes 30.00 %
Quiz 1 (Chapter 1 & 2) 5.00 %
Quiz 2 (Chapters 3 & 4) 5.00 %
Quiz 3 (Chapter 5) 5.00 %
Quiz 4 (Chapters 6 & 7) 5.00 %
Quiz 5 (Chapters 9 & 10) 5.00 %
Quiz 6 (Chapters 11 & 14) 5.00 %
Exams 30.00 %
Mid-Term Exam (Chapters 1-5) 15.00 %
Final Exam (Chapters 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, & 14) 15.00 %
Unassigned 0.00 %
Quiz 1 (Chapter 1 & 2) - DSA Students 0.00 %
Quiz 2 (Chapters 3 & 4) - DSA Students 0.00 %
Quiz 4 (Chapters 6 & 7) - DSA Students 0.00 %
Quiz 5 (Chapters 9 & 10) - DSA Students 0.00 %
Mid-Term Exam (Chapters 1-5) - DSA Students 0.00 %
Quiz 3 (Chapter 5) - DSA Students 0.00 %
Quiz 6 (Chapters 11 & 14) - DSA Students 0.00 %
Final Exam (Chapters 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, & 14) - DSA Students 0.00 %

The VitalSource e-book is provided via the APUS Bookstore.
Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/bookstore for more information.
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Required Readings

  • Course book

Software Requirements
Microsoft Project Trail Period (comes with book) - Required
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: The Managerial Process with MS Project, 6th ed.- the VitalSource e-book is provided inside the classroom
ISBN:9781259813153
Publication Info:VS-McGraw-Hill
Author:Larson, Erik / Gray, Clifford
Unit Cost:$168.00
Electronic ISBN:1260101711
Electronic Unit Cost:$35.00

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.