Do you want to know more about how goods and services are acquired in the project management environment? Examine the procurement planning and management process in its entirety, from request-for-proposal planning to final contract close-out. Learn how to evaluate potential sources for external procurement. Explore strategies for contract selection; risk assessment; negotiation; and administration; as well as the challenges that can arise during the life cycle of a contract. Discover effective techniques for controlling quality and cost, while measuring the performance of major contractors. Other topics include legal issues; product liability and risk; tender documents; invitation to bid; bid response and evaluation.
This course will provide 27 education hours. To receive Professional Development Units (PDU’s), submit your UCSD transcript to the Project Management Institute (PMI).
Note: Prerequisites: Students must complete ONE of the following before enrolling in this course: Project Management Essentials (BUSA-40064), Project Management Boot Camp (BUSA-40714), OR Project Management Essentials in Science and Technology (BUSA-40862).
Course Number: BUSA-40348
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Project Management
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4/15/2019 - 6/14/2019