Duration-Driven Planning & Control
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5.00 out of 5 based on 1 customer rating
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OVERVIEW

This project management training course teaches practical management techniques that will prepare participants to develop and update plans for their projects. Real-life exercises enhance the learning experience and allow students to see how the general techniques they’ve learned can be adapted to the unique characteristics of their own projects.

 

 

PRICE

$495.00 per person

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AUDIENCE

This course targets students who require a basic understanding of structured project planning and control techniques. The course content applies to individuals who will function as project managers as well as team members who will be working alongside them as they develop and update their project plans.

COURSE DURATION

The course consists of 16 hours of instruction including videos, text, hands-on exercises, and quizzes. The course includes exercises on the following topics:

  • Recognizing Typical Project Challenges
  • Developing Network Diagrams
  • Performing Schedule Calculations
  • Compressing Project Plans to Meet Deadline Dates
  • Updating the Project Plan to Reflect Actual Progress To-Date

COURSE CONTENT

Students will learn how to clearly define a project, develop an initial project plan, compress the schedule to achieve deadline dates, and effectively control the project through to completion. Each student has access to our online training portal. The six-lesson course is broken down into multiple topics that include videos, text, individual exercises, and quizzes. Once topics are completed, students may revisit them at any time. 16 PDUs (Professional Development Units) are earned upon successful completion of the course.

PREREQUISITES

There are no prerequisites for this course.

COURSE OUTLINE

INTRODUCTION
  • Project Management Definitions
  • Project Challenges
  • Elements of Project Management (Time, Cost and Quality)
  • The Project Life Cycle
  • The Project Management Process
DEFINING THE PROJECT
  • Roles/Responsibilities of Project Managers
  • Roles and Characteristics of Project Sponsors
  • The Sponsor Document
  • Project Team Composition/Characteristics
  • Project Charters
DEVELOPING AN INITIAL PROJECT PLAN
  • Work Breakdown Structures
  • Network Diagrams/Analysis
  • Estimating Durations and Resource Requirements
  • Critical Path Method (CPM) Network Calculations
COMPRESSING THE SCHEDULE AND ESTABLISHING A BASELINE PLAN
  • Using the Schedule Compression Process to Meet Project Deadline Dates
  • Using the Time-Cost Tradeoff Concept to Optimize Project Plans
  • Establishing a Baseline Plan
CONTROLLING THE PROJECT
  • The Control Process
  • Use of Intermediate Milestones
  • Collecting Activity Status
  • Updating The Project Plan
  • Rules For Effective Project Control
CONCLUSION
  • Why Projects Succeed
  • Project Challenges Revisited
  • Some Final Thoughts

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