Managing the Project Schedule (2021 Update)

PMI Project Management Professional 2021 Update    |    Everyone
  • 7 videos | 28m 45s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
  • Certification PMI PDU
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Successfully managing projects requires monitoring activities to discover and correct any project schedule variance, evaluating the effective schedule changes on all project activities, and making adjustments as required to minimize risk to your project schedule. In this course, you'll learn about scheduling tools and techniques for creating project calendars and controlling the project schedule. You'll explore concepts like earned value management (EVM) and schedule performance index (SPI) that will aid you in resource smoothing and leveling and managing schedules more efficiently and effectively.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Discover the key concepts covered in this course
    Recognize tools and techniques used to control the schedule
    Perform earned value management calculations to assess a project’s schedule performance
    Recognize if resource leveling is the ideal resource optimization technique, given a scenario
  • Recognize if resource smoothing is the ideal resource optimization technique, given a scenario
    Recognize if crashing is the most appropriate schedule compression technique, given a scenario
    Recognize if fast tracking is the most appropriate schedule compression technique, given a scenario

IN THIS COURSE

  • 33s
    After completing this video, you will be able to discover the key concepts covered in this course. FREE ACCESS
  • 2m 23s
    After completing this video, you will be able to recognize tools and techniques used to control the schedule. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Schedule Performance
    5m 28s
    After completing this video, you will be able to perform earned value management calculations to assess a project's schedule performance. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Resource Leveling
    5m 16s
    After completing this video, you will be able to recognize if resource leveling is the ideal resource optimization technique, given a scenario. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Resource Smoothing
    5m 26s
    After completing this video, you will be able to recognize if resource smoothing is the ideal resource optimization technique, given a scenario. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Crashing the Schedule
    4m 29s
    After completing this video, you will be able to recognize if crashing is the most appropriate schedule compression technique, given a scenario. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Fast Tracking
    5m 10s
    After completing this video, you will be able to recognize if fast tracking is the most appropriate schedule compression technique, given a scenario. FREE ACCESS

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