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Introduction to Project Scheduling

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Course Overview

Learn the basics of project scheduling using network-based scheduling methodologies and learn fundamental legal, contractual, and managerial aspects related to project scheduling.

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This course is suitable for professionals undertaking the following roles:

  • Project team member
  • Project administrator
  • Project analyst
  • Project assistant
  • Project coordinator
  • Project officer
  • Small business operator in a wide range of industries
  • Project records officer
  • Project support
  • Communications liaison
  • Contracts officer
  • Estimator and scheduler
  • Quality officer
Learning Outcomes
  • Determine the duration, effort, sequence and dependencies of tasks from the scope definition as the basis for the project schedule.
  • Select and use methods, techniques and tools, within delegated authority, to determine preferred schedule, time management plan/s, resource allocation and financial requirements.
  • Obtain agreement to the schedule from relevant project authority and communicate this agreement to stakeholders to provide the basis for measurement of progress.
  • Implement mechanisms to measure, record and report progress of activities in relation to the agreed schedule and plans.
  • Conduct ongoing analysis of options to identify variances and to forecast the impact of changes to the schedule.
  • Review progress throughout the project life cycle and implement agreed schedule changes to ensure consistency
  • with changing scope, objectives and constraints related to time and resource availability.
  • Develop responses to perceived, potential or actual schedule changes, ensure agreement by a higher project authority, and implement to maintain project objectives.
  • Review project outcomes from available records and information to determine the effectiveness of time management activities.
  • Identify and document time management issues and recommended improvements, and pass on to relevant project authority for application in future projects
Delivery Strategy
  • Face to face or Virtual trainer delivered one (1) day course.
  • Undertake individual and group led activities to support practical application
  • Includes additional reference resources.
  • Students receive certificate of completion at end of course
Topics covered
  • Understanding the project scope statement
  • Develop delivery strategy and Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Determining Milestones and Activities
  • Sequencing Activities
  • Activity Resource Estimating
  • Duration Estimating
  • Schedule Development
  • Schedule Monitoring and Control.
Name Date Time Location Cost (AUD - incl. GST) Enrolment
24084 Public Introduction to Project Scheduling Trainer-Led Online 26 Sep 24 26 September 2024 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Virtual Training $847.00

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