Understand professional responsibility
Defining the project workload
Driving the plan down to manageable task level
Calculating a first cut of project costs
Building high-confidence estimates
Effective ways to produce better estimates
Differentiating between work, duration and resources
Leveraging three-point estimating to refine accuracy
Managing the estimating process
Converting WBS to precedence networks
Determining the critical path tasks
Creating dependency diagrams
Calculating the project duration
Creating the project timeline
Building clear and readable Gantt charts
Using slack effectively in the schedule
Setting key milestones to track and control the project
Developing a risk management process
Identifying the project risks and assumptions
Strategies for managing risks
Managing key risks with the Risk Register
Reducing risks through contingency plans
Effectively matching resources to work
Identifying the resources your project needs
Assigning resources to tasks
Analyzing resource use and costs in the schedule
Optimizing the use of resources
Preparing and agreeing on task contracts
Leadership, Communication & Negotiation Skills.
Problem Solving Techniques.
Activity Definition, Sequencing and Duration Estimated.
Schedule Development and Control.
Estimating, Forecasting and Budgeting.
Cost Control & Present Value.
Project Human Resources Management
Staff Acquisition & Team Development.
Project Quality Management
Quality Planning and Assurance.
Manage project risk effectively to deliver successful projects that meet stakeholder needs
Utilize a tested 7-step technique to design your risk response strategies
Monitor risk triggers to control uncertainties and maximize project payoff
Monitoring and Controlling Risk
Project Communication Management
Communication Planning and Process.
Skills, Techniques and Styles.
Project Integration Management
Project Plan Development and Execution.
Establishing an effective control process
Establishing change control procedures
Presenting the project plan for approval
Setting the baseline schedule
Monitoring real task progress
Analyzing progress against the baseline
Picking up warnings of trouble ahead
Engaging team members to maximize productivity
Tracking and reporting progress
Tracking planned vs. actual task performance
Crashing the critical path tasks
Analyzing the impact of variation to the baseline plan
Avoiding the 90%-complete trap
Correcting and optimizing the schedule to achieve project objectives
Successful Project Closure
Managing systematic project closedown
The payoff of post implementation review
Documenting project and personal lessons learned for process improvement.