Project Management   [Archived Catalog]
2022-2023 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook with Spring Addendum

LAW 8519 - Project Management

This course will provide an overview of the principles of project management, addressing principle topics of PMI's Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). The extensive use of case studies will allow students to apply PMI theory in practical simulated legal projects. Students will develop the skills and knowledge necessary for effective decision-making and project management, including techniques for evaluating profitability, outsourcing opportunities, and law firm considerations like alternative fee arrangements, and the role of technology and innovation in legal project management.
Units: 3
Grading: Pass/Fail