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ENGR 502 - Engineering Project and Program Management

  • 3 credits

Engineering program management fundamentals, program planning and control strategies, risk assessment, work breakdown structures and costing options. Topics include requirements analysis, risk analysis, earned value, estimating and budgeting, different types of project networks and scheduling, and planning.

Course Objectives:
Students will practice the principles taught in the course by following a project of the individual student's choice. Each student will complete a project plan based on this project.
Successful students will learn to:
• Effectively apply project management processes
• Interact with customers and stakeholders
• Acquire a foundation of agile, theory of constraints, critical path project management, critical chain project management
• Understand total quality management and risk


Credit not allowed for both ENGR 502 and MECH 501

Important Information

Military personnel admitted to a College of Engineering online degree program may be eligible for a 15% tuition discount. Tuition discounts can only be given if you provide the appropriate discount code at the time of registration. Call (877) 491-4336 or email to learn more. Discounts are not applicable to Denver sections.

This class is available live via the Internet during the in-person course section time. If you are registered for the 801 section, log into your Canvas account to access the course; directions will be posted. You can also attend the class in person if you contact the instructor ahead of time.

Textbooks and Materials

Section 801


  • Project Management: Achieving Competitive Advantage, 5th Ed. (2019)
    Jeffrey K. Pinto - (Pearson Publishing)
    ISBN: 9780134730332

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


Ann Batchelor

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Ann H. Batchelor, Assistant Director of Colorado State University College of Engineering, Systems Engineering, has extensive industrial experience in technical management, production, manufacturing, lean engineering, life cycle management, test and analysis, systems engineering, and transitioning technology into manufacturing. Experience includes 25 years in technical product engineering, management and business development in the defense industry and Georgia Technical Institute, holding positions as senior scientist, chief scientist, systems engineer, Director of Engineering, Director of Program Management and VP Marketing and Product Development, She is a Military Sensing Fellow (DOD Informational and Analysis Center for Military Sensing), CSU adjunct for the College of Engineering on program management, lecturer on risk and opportunity management courses, and a current and active member of International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) and Project Management Institute.

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