Maricopa Community Colleges  MGT245   20022-20075 
Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval: 11/27/01
MGT245 20022-20075 LEC 2 Credit(s) 2 Period(s)
Project, Human Resources and Communications Management
Concepts of human resource management and communications management in a project environment, including project organizational planning, staff acquisition and team development. Concepts of project communications planning, information distribution, performance reporting, and project closeout.
Prerequisites: TQM240 or instructor approval.
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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:
MGT245   20022-20075 Project, Human Resources and Communications Management
1. Describe motivation theories, including Maslow, Herzberg, and Theory X, Y and Z. (I)
2. Describe the application of rewards in a project environment. (II)
3. Describe and list the applicability of various organizational structures, including functional, projectized and matrix. (III)
4. List pros and cons of derivatives of the matrix organization. (III)
5. List roles and responsibilities of the project manager in the organization. (III)
6. Develop a sample staff management plan. (IV)
7. Describe the types of power used in organizations. (IV)
8. List types of management styles and their impact of projects. (IV)
9. Describe leadership techniques in a project environment. (V)
10. List techniques to support project staffing and team development. (V)
11. Define the components of communication. (V)
12. Contrast formal versus informal communications and verbal versus written communications. (V)
13. Define the role of the project manager in communication (V)
14. Describe the negotation process and application of negotiation techniques. (V)
15. Develop a sample communications management plan. (VI)
16. Describe information retrieval systems and information distribution systems in a project environment. (VI)
17. List and define various performance analysis and reporting methods. (VI)
18. Describe the process of closing out a project. (VI)
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MCCCD Official Course Outline:
MGT245   20022-20075 Project, Human Resources and Communications Management
    I. Motivation Theory
      II. Human Resources Practices
        III. Organizational Structures
            A. Functional
            B. Projectized
            C. Matrix
          IV. Staff Management Planning
              A. Power and Politics in Organizations
              B. Management Styles
            V. Project Leadership
                A. Project Teams Development
                B. Communications Theory
                C. Negotiation
              VI. Communications Management Planning
                  A. Information Retrieval Systems
                  B. Information Distribution Systems
                  C. Performance Analysis and Reporting
                  D. Project Closure
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