Every project would be on time and within budget if nothing ever went wrong. During this course, you will learn how to anticipate what can go wrong, assess the impact on a project, define backup plans, and keep the project under control if and when risks materialize. You will explore the risk framework and develop skills to help you know how and when to identify risks, determine which risks to manage, develop a risk response plan, and track and close risks. The processes are based upon the Project Management Institute (PMI)® standard Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). This course includes hands-on exercises and group work using case studies.
Prerequisites: participants must have taken the Comprehensive Project Management Basics course (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.
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
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.
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