Scheduling Theory and Workshop
Get started with scheduling concepts throughout the Time Management cycle as found in the ANSI standard PMBOK®. Participants will gain a thorough background in the concepts of scheduling using industry standard terms and best practices. This two-day course leads you through each concept used to create and track an entire project to completion. All workshops and instruction highlight the risks and efficiencies in the realm of scheduling.
NOTE: This course is not designed to promote a specific software, but all concepts include workshops to better learn the concept including examples of schedules created in Primavera P6.
Online Registration (Cost per attendee: US$995)
Profession Development and Continuing Education Units:
Earns 16 PDUs and 1.6 CEUs
Audience: New and Intermediate Schedulers.
At the completion of this course the student will be able to:
Understand industry standard scheduling terms and concepts
Create, analyze and communicate schedule information for corporate decision making
Recalculate and forecast schedules based on performance to date
Recognize standard reports and measures used in scheduling
Know the cycle of scheduling and the key success factors of each step
Hands on & Workshop Experience:
Each topic discussed will include workshop materials to practice the concept
Each topic will include examples from Primavera P6 software, this course is not designed to provide software training.
Brief Introduction to Project Management (Knowledge Areas)
Introduction to Time Management (Scheduling)
Lifecycle of Scheduling in a Project
Key Components that are the Scheduling Foundation
Key Skills of a Great Scheduler
The WBS is KING!
PERT, GERT and Network Diagrams
Other Schedule tools-when and why
Relationship Types and the Schedule
The Truth About Constraints
Standard Deviation and the Scheduler
Adding Roles and Resources to the Schedule
Resource Leveling Basics
Managing Work in Progress
Optimizing the Project Plan & Managing Dates
Basic Concepts of Baselining
Simple Schedule Reports & Other Measures
PMBOK is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.