Global Project Management: Graduate Course
Cable, John H.
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This thesis presents an introduction to Global Project Management in the form of a graduate course for the University of Maryland, A. James Clark School of Engineering - Project Management Program. The course slides and suggested readings provide a general exploration of the nuances of doing projects globally as compared to domestically. The course slides, suggested readings, and assignments are designed to provide practical knowledge for new and seasoned project managers either entering or who are currently employed in the global market place. The topics consist of: Introduction to global projects, initiating global projects, planning global projects, Virtual Project Management (VPM), global project legal considerations, global contracting, negotiating in a global environment and global project risk, funding, control, and close-out. The course is not all inclusive rather it acts as a spring board for students and professionals to do further research on the topics presented.