Online Project Time Management

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  • 1.2 CEU/12 PDU/Credits/Units
  • MDO269bCourse Code
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Course description

The Online Project Time Management course is intended to enable you to perform the tasks listed below.

  • Incorporate the processes of the Project Time Management Knowledge Area into day-to-day project management activities
  • Describe the Project Time Management process interactions and data flow
  • Describe how a project schedule is planned and developed, and the criteria to consider to manage and control it
  • Decompose WBS work packages into activities
  • Construct a project schedule network diagram
  • Determine resource requirements for project activities
  • Estimate durations for project activities
  • Perform project schedule calculations
  • Identify the critical path
  • Analyze the schedule for possible compression
  • Determine when schedules have changed and manage schedule changes as they occur

Course Features

Course content is broken down into Modules and Topics. Participants explore the content using a variety of interactive methods, including:

  • roll-overs which uncover more detailed information on particular terms
  • pop-ups which allow participants to explore diagrams, templates, and processes in more depth
  • an avatar, or animated mentor, who offers additional content that expands the topics on selected pages
  • knowledge checks that give participants a chance to review important points
  • practice exercises that present challenges and opportunities using a case study (Participants practice applying the content learned using real-world tools and techniques to solve the case study problems.)
  • graded quizzes identify topics participants have mastered and those they might need to study more
  • a graded final exam validates the knowledge gained and skills mastered for the time committed

In addition to individual interactivity, CEG also offers a learning community and social learning tools that allow participants to share with each other and gain a broader understanding from a variety of perspectives. Participants can take advantage of lively discussion boards and instructor-led chat sessions.

Course Expectations

To fulfill the requirements of this course and receive your final grade, make sure that:

  • All quizzes have been completed with a score of 70% or better
  • The final exam has been completed with a score of 70% or better

Who should attend

This course is primarily designed for people who have project management responsibilities. It is also for project leaders or anyone who will be performing in those roles in the future. Individuals taking this course should have at least two years of experience working on project teams.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Project Time Management

  • Overview of Project Time Management
  • The Project Schedule

Module 2: Plan Schedule Management

  • Overview of the Plan Schedule Management Process
  • Inputs to the Plan Schedule Management Process
  • Tools and Techniques for the Plan Schedule Management Process
  • Outputs from the Plan Schedule Management Process

Module 3: Define Activities

  • Overview of the Define Activities Process
  • Inputs to the Define Activities Process
  • Tools and Techniques for the Define Activities Process
  • Outputs from the Define Activities Process

Module 4: Sequence Activities

  • Overview of the Sequence Activities Process
  • Inputs to the Sequence Activities Process
  • Tools and Techniques for the Sequence Activities Process
  • Outputs from the Sequence Activities Process

Module 5: Estimate Activity Resources

  • Overview of the Estimate Activity Resources Process
  • Inputs to the Estimate Activity Resources Process
  • Tools and Techniques for the Estimate Activity Resources Process
  • Outputs from the Estimate Activity Resources Process

Module 6: Estimate Activity Durations

  • Overview of the Estimate Activity Durations Process
  • Inputs to the Estimate Activity Durations Process
  • Tools and Techniques for the Estimate Activity Durations Process
  • Outputs from the Estimate Activity Durations Process

Module 7: Develop Schedule

  • Overview of the Develop Schedule Process
  • Inputs to the Develop Schedule Process
  • Tools and Techniques for the Develop Schedule Process
  • Outputs from the Develop Schedule Process

Module 8: Control Schedule

  • Overview of the Control Schedule Process
  • Inputs to the Control Schedule Process
  • Tools and Techniques for the Control Schedule Process
  • Outputs from the Control Schedule Process

What you will learn

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