Technology and Construction Management Courses

Technology and Construction Management (TCM) courses

  • TCM 602 Healthcare Facility Management

    Prerequisite: permission.

    Examines facility management attributes related to maintenance and operations; regulatory compliance; planning, design and construction; and administration unique to healthcare. May be taught concurrently with TCM 502. Cannot receive credit for both TCM 602 and TCM 502.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • TCM 603 Project Risk Analysis

    Prerequisite: TCM 701 and acceptance in the Project Management MS or Graduate Certificate program; or permission of the Project Management MS program director.

    In-depth analysis of the types of risks that threaten projects at each stage of development. Strategies used to recognize risks, assess probabilities and potential impacts, steps to respond to project risks. Tools used to analyze and plan for managing project risk. May be taught concurrently with TCM 503. Cannot receive credit for both TCM 603 and TCM 503.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • TCM 611 Product Design and Development

    Prerequisite: TCM 701 and acceptance in the Project Management MS or Graduate Certificate program; or permission of the Project Management MS program director.

    An overview of the product development process from concept generation to design in an entrepreneurial environment. The perspectives of marketing, design and manufacturing are blended into a single approach to product development. Provides students with an appreciation for the realities of industrial practice and for the complex and essential roles played by the various members of product development teams. May be taught concurrently with TCM 511. Cannot receive credit for both TCM 611 and TCM 511.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • TCM 645 Project Control Systems

    Prerequisite: TCM 701 and acceptance in the Project Management MS or Graduate Certificate program; or permission of the Project Management MS program director.

    Advanced application of microcomputers with an emphasis on their use in project control. Topics include project control planning and objectives, change control processes, project documentation and communication, project progress/variance reports, payment requisitions, project closure activities, and project lessons learned systems. May be taught concurrently with TCM 545. Cannot receive credit for both TCM 645 and TCM 545.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Summer

    Projected offerings

  • TCM 651 Cost Analysis for Project Management

    Prerequisite: acceptance in the Project Management MS or Graduate Certificate program; or permission of the Project Management MS program director.

    The use of cost analysis as a decision-making tool in the context of project management. Topics include the time value of money, analysis of alternatives, decision-making under risk, estimating, cost accounting, and capital budgeting. May be taught concurrently with TCM 551. Cannot receive credit for both TCM 651 and TCM 551.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • TCM 655 Statistical Quality Control and Design of Experiments

    Topics include the practice of statistical techniques widely used in industry to improve quality, reduce costs, and optimize processes. Minimization of variability and basic approaches to statistically designed experiments are emphasized. May be taught concurrently with TCM 555. Cannot receive credit for both TCM 655 and TCM 555.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • TCM 696 Readings in Technology Management

    Prerequisite: permission of department head.

    Directed readings for individuals requiring additional depth or breadth of study. Outline of study must be approved prior to enrolling. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours. May be taught concurrently with TCM 596. Cannot receive credit for both TCM 696 and TCM 596.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • TCM 697 Topics in Technology Management

    A variable content course with topics that depend on faculty and student interests. Consult the semester class schedule for the current offering under this number. May be repeated up to a total of 9 hours when content varies. May be taught concurrently with TCM 597. Cannot receive credit for both TCM 697 and TCM 597.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • TCM 701 Project Management

    Prerequisite: acceptance in the Project Management MS or graduate certificate program; or permission of the Project Management Program Director.

    This course provides a comprehensive overview of project management. The culture, principles, and basic techniques of project management are addressed using the project lifecycle as the primary organizational guideline. The project management functions of planning, organizing, motivating and controlling with an emphasis on the application to business and technology are explained. Basic tools of project management such as work breakdown structure, scheduling, contracting, earned value analysis, and risk management are explained and demonstrated.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • TCM 710 Project Leadership

    Prerequisite: acceptance in the Project Management MS or Graduate Certificate program, or MS in Cybersecurity, or permission of the Project Management MS program director.

    A practical and relevant course that focuses on the people skills needed to manage a project successfully. Prepares students to handle project problems related to communication, motivation, performance, behavior, and crisis. Students analyze real life scenarios and develop solutions that are supported by the latest research to develop skills necessary for strong, effective project leadership.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • TCM 726 Seminar in Project Management

    Prerequisite: TCM 701; total of 21 graduate hours in the Project Management MS program of study; and permission of Project Management Program Director.

    Presentation and discussion of professional or technical problems in the organization and management of projects. Students are expected to demonstrate the ability to apply the knowledge and experience gained in their program of study to the critical evaluation and analysis of the theory, research and practice of project management.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • TCM 740 Management of Innovation and Technology

    Prerequisite: acceptance in the Project Management MS program or graduate certificate program; or permission of the Project Management Program Director.

    Focuses on the strategic management of technology and innovation in organizations. Builds primarily on broad models of technological evolution and organizational change. Students analyze crucial organizational innovation and technology issues and identify concrete managerial actions to address innovation and technology problems and opportunities.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Summer

    Projected offerings

  • TCM 750 Advanced Project Management

    Prerequisite: TCM 701; and a total of 12 graduate hours in the Project Management MS program of study.

    Builds upon the foundation of prerequisite courses by discussing advanced problems encountered in the discipline of project management in a seminar format. Practical examination of projects using the criteria of project excellence and project management maturity models. Students are expected to demonstrate the ability to apply the knowledge and experience gained in their program of study to the critical evaluation and analysis of the theory, research and practice of project management.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • TCM 760 Special Investigations

    Prerequisite: permission of Project Management Program director.

    The student in consultation with the advisor selects for in-depth study an area determined by the interest and background of the students. Based on demand and timeliness of the subject a cluster study group may engage in a joint investigation. May be repeated to a total of 5 hours.

    Credit hours:
    1-5
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • TCM 792 Graduate Internship

    Prerequisite: permission of Project Management Program Director.

    Educational experience in cooperation with student's full-time employer. Written, oral, and classroom assignments related to workplace improvement. May be repeated, but no more than 6 hours may be counted as credit toward a masters degree.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

    Projected offerings

  • TCM 798 Research

    Prerequisite: permission of Project Management Program Director.

    Supervised research in technology. May be repeated, but not more than 3 hours may be counted toward a masters degree. Graded Pass/Not Pass only.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

    Projected offerings

  • TCM 799 Thesis

    Prerequisite: permission of Project Management Program Director.

    Preparation of a thesis. May be repeated, but no more than 3 hours may be counted as credit toward a masters degree. Graded Pass/Not Pass only.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

    Projected offerings