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The Fundamentals of Project Scheduling

Duration: 1-day

Target Audience: Project Managers

This course discusses numerous important scheduling concepts and develops and demonstrates several scheduling techniques that are of particular interest to the project manager.

What You Will Learn:

Upon completion of this course, the project manager should understand how to:

  • Develop a complex project schedule

  • Estimate project activity durations, PERT, CPM

  • Accommodate project interdependencies

  •  Create and read Network Diagrams and Gantt Charts

Course Outline:

 Project Management Overview

  • Characteristics of a Project

  • Project Phases and Lifecycle

  • What is Project Management?   

  • Project Management Processes

  • Why Project Management?

  • Summary

Project Scheduling

  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

  • Developing the WBS

  • Activities and Tasks

  • Logical Task Relationships


  • Estimating Time

  • Network Diagramming Methods

  • Gantt Charts

  • Baselining and Change Control

 Prerequisites:  MG-101 The Practice of Project Management or equivalent experience


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