BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

ACED-180 - Project Management - 3.00 Credits

ACED-180 - Project Management - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
Examines project management from a First Nations perspective, using models based on First Nations community projects. Experiential processes supplement theories for an introductory approach to managing projects, including finances, planning, scheduling and problem-solving. This course is targeted for those who are employed and/or have administrative experience.
Part of the:
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Aboriginal Community Economic Development Diploma - Diploma Completion Plan
  • Aboriginal Governance & Leadership Certificate - Certificate Term 2
  • First Nations Public Administration Certificate - FNPA Diploma (2Year) Completion Plan
  • Prerequisites : English 11, Algebra 11 and business writing experience or permission of instructor.
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Master's Degree.
    Office Hours: 1.5 Per Week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Assignments 50 - 70%, Final 30 - 50%, Total 100 %. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:
  • define what a project is;

  • resolve project budget issues;

  • control project work situations;

  • use project negotiation skills;

  • resolve differences within a project; and

  • effectively close out a project.
  • Text and Materials: Haynes, Marian E. Project Management: From Idea to Implementation.

    William, Gerry. Project Management: Participants Manual.

    Pocket calculator.

    A current or possible project from their organization that contains the following information: Original proposal and budget, actual financial statements and current budget worksheets, work and project schedules and reports.
    Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information: Education Council approved December 2000.