PMI Scheduling Professional

PMI Scheduling Professional(PMI-SP)® 

Program Duration: 4 Days
Cost: Available on request
Program Material: Practice Standard for Scheduling 2nd Edition, Course Presentation Slides and Printed, Practice Questions and All Case Studies and Cone of Learning Games
PMI® (PDU’s): 21
Course Overview:
This course is designed to provide practical, hands-on experience in the planning, development, maintenance, analysis, communication, and reporting of project schedules as well as tips and strategies for passing the Project Management Institute’s PMI-SP® certification exam.
 
The project schedule is often one of the most visible elements of project management in an organization. You will be given the opportunity to learn methods to help ensure that your schedules provide valuable information, early warning of potential problems and analysis capability throughout the project life cycle.
 
This course covers the tasks included in each of the five domains tested on in the PMI-SP® Certification Exam.
Target Group:
Project Schedulers, Project Managers and other project team members who are required to understand scheduling and the use of schedules in managing projects. Individuals planning to test for their PMI-SP® Certification should also attend.
 
Course Objectives:​

Knowledge in the five domains covered in the exam:

  • Schedule mission management

  • Schedule creation

  • Schedule maintenance

  • Schedule analysis 

  • Schedule communication/reporting

  • Understanding of critical scope elements - identify the components of the project scope documentation that drive the structure of your project schedule

  • Capability in the creation of project schedules - create effective schedule models that represent your project work and the dependencies between activities

  • Ability to update schedules - learn how to apply status and changes to your schedule to maintain an up to date view of schedule health.

  • Analysis skills - gain the ability to identify potential schedule issues

Course Content:
  • Understanding the project management fundamentals

  • Identifying Project Management Processes

  • Describing Project Initiation

  • Preparing to Build a schedule

  • Defining Activities

  • Estimating activity Resources

  • Estimating Activity Duration

  • Developing a Schedule

  • Monitoring and Controlling Schedules

  • Managing Risks and Behavior in Scheduling

  • Sequencing Activities