Industrial and systems engineers and others associated with productivity improvement in service or manufacturing organizations often must become project leaders. This seminar focuses on the skills needed to lead and manage projects successfully in those settings. The seminar presentation will use the definitions and language of ANSI/PMI 99-001-2000, the project management body of knowledge standard.
What You Will Learn:
- Determine effective cost controls in project execution.
- Develop an effective project plan.
- Recognize and manage the risks involved in project execution.
- Explain the responsibilities of leading and participating in team development.
The On-Demand course is divided into four units. Each unit will include from 30 or more minutes of recorded material (audio and video).
- Unit 1: Introduction, Definitions, Organization
- Unit 2: Processes and Activities, Project Leadership
- Unit 3: Cost Management, Quality Planning and Control
- Unit 4: Responsibilities, Progress Management, Risk Management
After completing the course materials you will have the option to take the online exam. The exam is included in the course fee. Participants who pass the exam (70% or higher) will receive upon request a CEU certificate of completion.
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- Users of On-Demand seminars must have an established Internet connection.
- Access to content is only available for 180 days from the date of purchase.
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- PM defined; phases; life cycle
- PM organization
- PM processes: Inputs > Actions > Outputs
- Project initiation
- Project planning
- Project execution
- Project control
- Project termination
- PM plan(s) development; leader and team responsibility
- Project scope, limitations, high-level toll gates established
- High-level responsibility matrix established
- Time management
- Precedence Diagram Method (PDM) networking
- Project activities determination
- Activity sequencing
- Activity duration estimation
- Critical path(s) determination
- Gantt charts (timelines)
- Cost management
- Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
- Activity resource requirements, including personnel
- Activity cost estimates (direct costs)
- Project costs not attributable to any activity (indirect)
- Cost control (budgets)
- Project quality planning and control
- Inspection and sampling
- Revising the high-level responsibility matrix
- Determining the activity-level responsibility matrices
- Reporting progress
- Risk management
- PERT techniques; pessimistic, most likely, optimistic time estimates
- Computing averages and variances
- Determining estimated best and worst case project lengths