Advanced Project Management: Focus on Scheduling

12 PDUs​

This intensive course provides practical, hands-on experience in all aspects of managing a project schedule. Drawing on best practices, the workshop will explain advanced techniques for scheduling. In addition to expanding your ability to plan, develop, and maintain a project timeline, you will learn techniques for analyzing, communicating, authorizing, and reporting on schedules as well as for taking corrective actions. Hands-on exercises, team projects, case studies, group discussions and critical analysis foster the transfer of learning to real projects back at work.

Prerequisites: participants must have taken the Comprehensive Project Management Basics workshop (formerly titled Project Management) or equivalent.

This course can provide up to 12 PDUs / contact hours towards attaining or maintaining the Project Management Professional (PMP)® designation. Participants must submit the request to PMI via the Continuing Certification Requirements System (CCRS).

Professional Development Units are allocated according to the number of training hours completed by the student and may be granted by increments of 0.25 PDU for each 15 minutes of training. A participation certificate will be given to students who attend a minimum of 75% of the course.

  • Topics
  • Audience
  • Instructor
  • Scope and components that drive the structure of the project schedule

  • The project’s work, the dependencies between activities and the constraints

  • Balancing for schedule risks

  • Updating Schedules — learning how to apply status and changes

  • Assessing schedule health

  • Estimate

  • Identifying early warning signs of potential problems

  • Using advanced schedule techniques to identify time and cost risks

  • Setting and measuring performance to forecast the health of the project and the need to realign

  • Using earned value techniques

  • Compressing the schedule

  • Developing strategies to recover from budget and schedule overruns

  • Project managers and anyone responsible for developing, delivering, and maintaining project schedules

Francine Durivage is a bilingual Performance Enhancement Specialist with over 20 years of experience. She has worked internationally helping organizations and governments redefine and refine their high impact objectives and delivery. Francine holds a MPM (Master of Project Management), an MCOD (Master Certificate in Organizational Development) and a B.A. in Psychology. Her energy and effective leadership enable her to strategically address the needs of today's project manager, sponsor and team members in a practical and engaging way.

Online Distance Learning 

Certain sessions of this course are now offered online via live video conferencing. Online session are indicated in parenthesis in the box below.

Register today by selecting an online session.


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Advanced Project Management: Focus on Scheduling (Online session)
January 17, 18, 19, 20, 2022
13:00 - 16:30
Advanced Project Management: Focus on Scheduling (Classroom session)
May 2, 3, 2022
9:00 - 16:00


PMP Certification = Earning Power 

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