M401-Planning, Scheduling Project Management

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2 days - 1.3 Continuing Education Units Awarded

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USD 995.00

Managing even small projects requires careful attention to detail and the ability to anticipate possible problems. No one individual can keep track of all the activities and issues associated with project implementation and execution for long without the necessary management skills and resources. The course is designed to serve as a practical on-the-job guide/reference for the new and experienced project manager who is responsible for the day-to-day management of all types of projects.

The text gives useful guidelines for project planning, project scheduling, project budgeting, staffing, managing human resources, communications, establishing and maintaining the project organization, training project team members, project control, corrective and preventive action, decision making, documentation and project closure, using microcomputers in project management and how to develop a project management work plan.

At the completion of this Seminar the participant will be able to:
  1. Develop and Define Project Objectives
  2. Demonstrate the Capability of Controlling the Project Workscope, Schedule, and Budget
  3. Demonstrate the Knowledge of the Constraints of Available Resources and Performance Requirements and how to Plan to Insure that Success Will be Achieved
  4. Describe the Qualities Required for Leadership Ability
  5. Demonstrate an Increased Capability to Make Decisions
Seminar OUTLINE:
  1. Introduction
  2. Project Management: The Project Management Concept, Project Management History, Project Management in the 90's and Beyond
  3. Planning: Project Workplan, Project Objectives, Goals and Workscope
  4. Scheduling: Applications, Techniques, Defining Project Reports
  5. Organization: Project Manager Responsibilities, Project Administrative Procedures
  6. Project Problem Analysis: Gather Data, Identify Current Conditions, ID Differences, Evaluate Differences, Develop Course of Action, Follow Up
  7. Documentation: Project Progress Reports, Project Notebook, Closeout Documentation, Closeout Checklist
  8. Course Conclusion