PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR MANUFACTURING

  • Program: Automation Robotics Engineering Technology
  • Course: Project Management for Manufacturing
  • Course #: ARET2540
  • Total Credits: 2

Course Description

This course is intended and as an introduction to Project Management as executed at the production floor level within the manufacturing industry. The course will explore typical types of projects that manufacturing staff oversee including planned maintenance shut-downs, manufacturing process improvements projects, and capital acquisition/installation projects. The Project Management Institute's (PMI) A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK ® Guide) will be explored and used as a context to plan and execute projects in the manufacturing field. Students will utilize project management software to plan, execute, and close-out projects that occur in manufacturing. Risk management will also be explored in the context of a manufacturing environment. PMBOK ® Guide is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Explore leading industrial project teams
Outline the development and control of project scopes
Organize the planning and scheduling of a project
Evaluate risk management techniques for project management
Analyze the execution and control of a project
Illustrate planning and status reporting communications
Use project management software

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 1
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on computer literacy assessment test OR CPLT1100 or CPLT1200 or METS1000
  • Campus: Eden Prairie

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