Project Management Training Catalog – Schedule & Cost Control Series!

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Overview: This instructor-led course provides participants with real world tools to manage the complex problems surrounding schedule and cost management. Students will learn a variety of tools and techniques to see what works and what does not in the real world of project management.

Schedule & Cost Control provides participants with real world tools to manage the complex problems surrounding schedule and cost management. Students will learn a variety of tools and techniques to see what works and what does not in the real world of project management. This course will help prepare you for the PMI Project Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP)® certification exam.

Series Taught By: Martin VanDerSchouw

Available CEUs for Course Series Completion: 14
Students can earn up to 14 CEUs for fully completing this course series. This information will be displayed on the certificate of completion.Learn More 

Available CEUs for Course Series Completion: 14
Students can earn up to 14 CEUs for fully completing this course series. This information will be displayed on the certificate of completion.Learn More 

Course Modules:

Module 01 – Quick PM Review

(Duration: 24 m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Quick PM Review
  3. The PMI-SP Process
  4. The PMI-SP Exam
  5. The Basics of PM
  6. The Five Process Groups
  7. The Basics of PM: The Process
  8. The Ten Knowledge Areas
  9. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 03 – Critical Path Method

(Duration: 14 m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Critical Path Method
  3. CPM Basics
  4. Critical Paths in Network
  5. Each Task
  6. Critical Path Model
  7. Constraints
  8. Resource Leveling
  9. Simulation
  10. Simulation Advantages & Disadvantages
  11. Duration Compression
  12. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 05 – Introduction to Earned Value

(Duration: 30 m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Introduction to Earned Value
  3. Intro to Earned Value Graphs
  4. Basic Terms
  5. Variances and Performance Indexes
  6. Basic Formulas
  7. Analysis
  8. Forecasting- ETC
  9. Forecasting- EAC
  10. Forecasting- TCPI
  11. Forecasting- ETTC
  12. Forecasting– Other Calculations
  13. Cumulative Cost Curve
  14. EV Performance
  15. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 07 – Other Cost Calculations

(Duration: 30 m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Other Cost Calculations
  3. Present Value (PV)
  4. Net Present Value Calculation
  5. Net Present Value (NPV)
  6. Future Value Calculation
  7. Internal Rate of Return (IRR)
  8. Return On Investment (ROI)
  9. Payback Period
  10. Benefit Cost Ratio (BCR)
  11. Opportunity Costs (OC)
  12. Depreciation
  13. Common Depreciation Conventions
  14. Straight Line Depreciation
  15. Depreciation Examples
  16. Depreciation Examples UP/O
  17. Double Declining Balance (DDB)
  18. Sum of the Years Digits (SYD)
  19. Course Closure
  20. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

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Module 02 – Time Management

(Duration: 58m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Time Management
  3. Plan Schedule Management
  4. Define Activities
  5. Sequence Activities
  6. Estimate Activity Resources
  7. Estimate Activity Durations
  8. Develop Schedule
  9. Control Schedule
  10. Decomposition
  11. Dependencies
  12. Types of Dependencies
  13. Precedence Diagramming: Finish to Start
  14. Precedence Diagramming: Start to Start
  15. Precedence Diagramming: Finish to Finish
  16. Precedence Diagramming: Start to Finish
  17. Conditional Diagramming
  18. Leads and Lags
  19. Duration Estimating Methods
  20. Bottom-Up Estimating
  21. Analogous Estimating
  22. Expert Judgment for Estimating
  23. Parametric Modeling Estimating
  24. Program Evaluation & Review Technique (PERT)
  25. Resource Considerations
  26. Schedule Creation
  27. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 04 – Basic Cost Management

(Duration: 20m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Basic Cost Management
  3. Plan Cost Management
  4. Estimate Cost
  5. Determine Budget
  6. Control Costs
  7. Types of Cost Estimating
  8. Bottom-Up Cost Estimating
  9. Analogous / Top Down Estimating
  10. Parametric Cost Estimating
  11. Types of Project Costs
  12. Accuracy of Estimates
  13. The Cost Baseline
  14. Total Project Budget
  15. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 06 – Critical Chain Management

(Duration: 53m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Critical Chain Management
  3. Section Objectives
  4. The Current Management Paradigm
  5. Current Project Schedules
  6. Project Schedules
  7. The Results
  8. What Else Can You Do?
  9. Overestimate AKA Pad the Schedule
  10. Management’s Response
  11. Resources
  12. A New Paradigm
  13. The Theory of Constraints
  14. Theory of Constraints Meets Project Management
  15. Critical Chain Step 1
  16. Critical Chain Step 2
  17. Viable Schedules
  18. Dependencies
  19. Possible Paths
  20. People on the Critical Chain
  21. Resource Buffers
  22. Project Buffers
  23. Feeding Buffers
  24. Critical Chain Project Management
  25. Original Duration Estimate
  26. Measures
  27. Some Key Ideas
  28. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

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This course includes
  • about 4.18 hours on-demand video
  • 7 downloadable Pdf Workbooks
  • Unlimited time access (During Membership)
  • Access on mobile and Desktop
  • Certificate of Completion

Course Features Include:

  • Expert Lectures
    Learn on-demand from top instructors who are industry subject matter experts. Our highly certified expert instructors possess a superior understanding of the subject matter in their fields and have the ability to convey this knowledge in an effective, engaging, and professional manner to a wide audience.

  • Certificates of Completion
    Upon completion of a series of courses you can earn a certificate of completion from Career Academy. Certificates of Completion will display your full name, course completed, as well as the date of completion. Students have the ability to print this out or save it digitally to showcase your accomplishment.

  • PowerPoint Visuals:
    Many of the in-depth theories and processes discussed in our courses can be learned most efficiently through the detailed PowerPoint slides presented. These visuals are accompanied by an instructor voice-over to provide our students with a clear, efficient, and complete presentation of concepts.

  • Professional Development Activities
    Students are provided access to professional development activity files which allow for an individual to test out course theories and apply the knowledge they earned from the course.

  • Review Quizzes
    Once a course is completed, test your knowledge by taking our course review quiz! Students have the ability to retake any review quizzes as many times as they wish to ensure they understand the material or to improve upon their scores.

  • Mobile Access
    With our universal course player, you can learn from your computer, tablet as well as mobile devices. Keep up with your training on the go!

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