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One leg of the project triple constraint model, project time management is particularly challenging. It seems to most project managers that, no matter how realistically they try to forecast the project schedule, something happens to delay it. The goal of this 2-day instructor-led course is to examine the challenges and techniques of project time management with the goal of improving on-time performance of your projects. The class addresses the implications of uncertainty and project schedule risk, as well as managing stakeholder analysis. During the course, “best practices” will be introduced, and put into context through various exercises.
The approach will be facilitative with a combination of theory and hands on practice with project schedule development and control techniques. Course content will be supplemented with hands-on exercises.
The objectives of this workshop are to:
Participants in this workshop will master several skill sets including:
Lesson 1: Introduction
Lesson 2: Project Time Management Processes based on the PMBOK® Guide, 5th Edition
Lesson 3: Plan Schedule Management
Lesson 4: Define Activities
Lesson 5: Sequence Activities
Lesson 6: Estimate Activity Resources
Lesson 7: Estimate Activity Durations
Lesson 8: Develop Schedule
Lesson 9: Control Schedule
This course is intended for both project team members and project managers wishing to gain a fluent working knowledge of commonly accepted best practices for project scheduling and schedule control. Team members and managers looking to improve their project time estimating and management should take this course. Students on a track to take the PMP examination should take this course.
This course provides participants with a process that introduces them to project time management as presented in the PMBOK® Guide, 5th Edition.
2 Days Course