Project Planning, Scheduling and Control Training 

Course Description

A project is a task that is time limited, and has defined scope and resources. In getting this job done, a project manager faces new challenges all the time. These challenges can be overcome with an organized process, good and cooperative team, and careful planning. In this course, participants will learn the fundamentals of project management to enable them expertly manage to deliver the on-time, on-budget results, learning and integration that organizations need.

Course Overview

  • Running an organized project
  • Planning ahead for the expected and non-expected
  • Understanding financial issues related to the project
  • Setting out evaluation criteria
  • Surviving with minimal loss when things get wrong

Who Should Attend?

  • Team Leaders/Managers
  • Project Directors
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Project Supervisors/Consultants/Coordinators
  • Executives
  • Anyone planning to become more effective in managing and implementing projects

Course Details/Schedule

  • Introduction and Review of Project Fundamentals
  • Project Scope Planning and Definition
  • Scope Planning
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Work Packages
  • Statement of Work (SOW) – Technical Baseline
  • Scope Execution Plan
  • Project Deliverables
  • Project Schedule Planning and Critical Path Method
  • Precedence Network Diagramming
  • Job Logic Relationship Chart
  • Critical Path Analysis
  • Project Float Analysis
  • Line of Balance Scheduling (Recurring Activities)
  • Activity Duration Estimation
  • Project Acceleration Techniques
  • PERT Analysis – Schedule Risk Contingencies
  • Milestone Chart
  • Project Resource Estimation and Planning
  • Project Estimating Processes
  • Production and Productivity Planning
  • Resource Estimating – Labour, Plant, Materials
  • Cost Estimating – Direct and Indirect Costs
  • Project Cost System – WBS Coding
  • Project budgeting
  • Project Cash Flow Analysis
  • Resource and Cost Allocation – Cost Baseline
  • Project Execution Management and Control
  • Progress Tracking and Monitoring
  • Project Cost Management
  • Earned Value Control Process
  • Schedule Variances
  • Cost Variances
  • Progress Control Charts – Trend Analysis
  • Schedule and Cost Variance Forecasting
  • Labour Management and Cost Control
  • Materials Management and Cost Control
  • Earned Value Analysis
  • Earned Value Reporting
  • Project Recovery Plan Development
  • Project Variance Analysis and Quantification
  • Schedule Performance Index (SPI)
  • Cost Performance Index (CPI)
  • Setting Schedule and Cost Control Limits
  • Project Recovery Data Assessment
  • Schedule and Cost Recovery Analysis
  • Schedule and Cost Recovery Plan
  • Project Recovery Baselines and Controls