To provide the knowledge and skills required to improve the performance of a project team using advanced concepts in project management.
Development supervisors, project coordinators (PM1), project managers (PM2), advisors, department heads, directors, engineers, accountants as well as purchasing and finance specialists.
Knowledge of project management (Course GE101).
- The importance of the project charter and the project plan
- Logical Frame Method: requirements definition (short term and long term) in support of the project charter (mandate)
- Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) Development: importance of the WBS, factors and challenges to consider
- Establishing a schedule: evaluating the duration of activities including Function Points Analysis (FPA)
- Cost evaluation methods: parametric, detailed and analogous
- Critical Path Method (CPM)
- Schedule optimization: crashing, fast-tracking and resource levelling
- Introduction to the Critical Chain method: Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM)
- Critical Chain method vs Critical Path Method
- Advanced Earned Value
- Simulations, exercises and case studies
Good trainer who explains with clarity and exercises are well-detailed.
Brenda S. / Technicienne en informatique, Défense nationale