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 hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    330Upon demand
  • TCM 611 Product Design and Development

    Prerequisite: TCM 701 and acceptance in the Master of Science in Project Management or Graduate Certificate in Project Management programs; or permission from the 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 of 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 hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    330Fall
  • TCM 645 Program and Portfolio Management

    Prerequisite: TCM 701 and acceptance in the Master of Science in Project Management or Graduate Certificate in Project Management programs; or permission from the program director.

    Provides an overview of program and portfolio management with a primary focus on overall success of the organization. Offers students an opportunity to develop a foundational understanding of program and portfolio management that aligns with strategic objectives and goals as well as organizational values and culture. May be taught concurrently with TCM 545. Cannot receive credit for both TCM 645 and TCM 545.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    330Fall
  • TCM 651 Project Schedule and Cost Management

    Prerequisite: TCM 701 and acceptance in the Master of Science in Project Management or Graduate Certificate in Project Management programs; or permission from the program director.

    The use of schedule and cost management tools and techniques to deliver projects on time and within budget. Topics include resource-loaded schedule development, baseline budgeting, cost estimating, analysis of alternatives, decision-making under risk, and cost and schedule management through earned value management. May be taught concurrently with TCM 551. Cannot receive credit for both TCM 651 and TCM 551.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    330Fall, Spring
  • 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 hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    330Upon demand
  • 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 maximum of six hours. May be taught concurrently with TCM 596. Cannot receive credit for both TCM 696 and TCM 596.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    1-3Fall, Spring
  • 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 to a maximum of nine hours when content varies. May be taught concurrently with TCM 597. Cannot receive credit for both TCM 697 and TCM 597.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    1-3Upon demand
  • TCM 701 Foundations of Project Management

    Prerequisite: acceptance in the Master of Science in Project Management or Graduate Certificate in Project Management programs; or permission from the 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 hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    330Fall, Spring
  • TCM 703 Project Risk and Quality Management

    Prerequisite: TCM 701 and acceptance in the Master of Science in Project Management or Graduate Certificate in Project Management programs; or permission from the program director.

    This course explores the use of project risk and quality management tools and techniques at each stage of the project lifecycle. It also includes processes and instructions to develop project risk and quality management plans with in-depth analysis of the steps and elements to integrate them into the overall project plan.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    330Fall, Spring
  • TCM 710 Project Leadership and Communications Management

    Prerequisite: TCM 701 and acceptance in the Master of Science in Project Management or Graduate Certificate in Project Management programs; or permission from the program director.

    A practical and relevant course that focuses on the leadership and communication 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 and communications management.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    330Fall, Spring
  • TCM 720 Project Management Training

    Prerequisite: acceptance in the Master of Science in Project Management or Graduate Certificate in Project Management programs; or permission from the program director.

    This course provides a comprehensive overview of advanced project management concepts and provides preparation for PMP or CAPM certification. The course focuses on project management functions and process groups.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    330Summer
  • 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 hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    330Fall, Spring
  • TCM 740 Agile Management of Innovation and Technology Seminar

    Prerequisite: TCM 701 and acceptance in the Master of Science in Project Management or Graduate Certificate in Project Management programs; or permission from the program director.

    This course focuses on agile innovation and technology management in organizations. It provides an overview of the fundamentals of agile project management. Builds primarily on broad models of technological evolution and organizational change. 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 agile project management.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    330Fall, Spring, Summer
  • TCM 750 Project Management Capstone

    Prerequisite: TCM 701 and a total of 12 graduate hours in the Master of Science in Project Management or Graduate Certificate in Project Management programs; or permission from the program director.

    This course builds upon the foundation of prerequisite courses by discussing advanced problems encountered in the discipline of project management including 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 hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    330Fall, Spring
  • TCM 760 Special Investigations

    Prerequisite: TCM 701 and acceptance in the Master of Science in Project Management or Graduate Certificate in Project Management programs; or permission from the program director.

    The student in consultation with the advisor selects for in-depth study an area of project management determined by the interest and background of the student. May be repeated, but no more than three hours may be counted as credit toward a project management graduate program.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    1-3Upon demand
  • TCM 792 Graduate Internship

    Prerequisite: TCM 701 and acceptance in the Master of Science in Project Management or Graduate Certificate in Project Management programs; or permission from the program director.

    Educational experience in cooperation with the student's full-time employer including written, oral, and classroom assignments related to workplace improvement. May be repeated, but no more than three hours may be counted as credit toward a project management graduate program.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    330Upon demand
  • TCM 798 Research

    Prerequisite: TCM 701 and acceptance in the Master of Science in Project Management or Graduate Certificate in Project Management programs; or permission from the program director.

    Supervised research in project management. May be repeated, but no more than three hours may be counted as credit toward a project management graduate program. Graded Pass/Not Pass only.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    1-3Upon demand
  • TCM 799 Thesis

    Prerequisite: TCM 701; and acceptance in the Master of Science in Project Management program; and permission from the program director.

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

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    1-3Upon demand