This course provides comprehensive coverage of the project planning and control processes from project initiation to execution. It provides proven strategies and tools for project selection, project definition, scope definition, work breakdown, activity definition, task sequencing, task duration estimating, schedule creation, task cost estimating, and budget creation along with techniques to monitor and control project performance, and manage client expectations. Participants learn management tools to create the project plan, create the project baselines, and techniques to maintain control using change control systems. Hand-on and team exercises are used to demonstrate these techniques which are applied on case study projects and practical learning activities. Instruction and industry examples of these methodologies are provided in an interactive format. 15 PDU credits from the Project Management Institute (PMI) are earned.
- No prerequisites are required for this course.
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Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:
- Develop an integrated project plan.
- Create a detailed scope and work breakdown for the project.
- Create a project activity list.
- Use network diagraming techniques to create the project schedule.
- Conduct Critical Path Analysis.
- Understand and apply cost estimating techniques.
- Create a detailed project budget.
- Apply tools for monitoring project performance using Earned Value Technique.
- Maintain project control using an appropriate change control system.
Effective as of Spring/Summer 2013
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