New! Project Planning and Control
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Kerstin Järvell Rhodiner
Training Sweden, Engineering Services
+46 (0)736 84 07 71
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New! Project Planning and Control

Become a sharper project manager with better planning and follow-up.

This course is the natural step after XLPM for Project Managers and will equip you with a valuable tool box of project management skills together with the knowledge of which tool to use in a specific situation.

After the course you will:

  • Possess a valuable tool box of project management skills and techniques
  • Know the key principles for project planning and project steering
  • Be able to develop effective planning strategies
  • Be able to manage both known and unknown risks
  • Be able to quantify the risk contingency
  • Set and track the project baseline
  • Know different techniques to estimate project progress and know which technique to use in a specific situation
  • Be able to use Earned Value Management for project follow-up and forecasting
  • Be able to use Milestone Trend Analysis for project follow-up and forecasting

Description

As a project manager you will face increasing demands to keep the project within budget and to deliver within the time schedule. In this course we explore how you can work in a structured way by systematic planning and control of the project. The course offers great room for discussions and practical exercises including a case study to practice your new skills.

Content

  • Why we plan – prerequisites for successful projects
  • A framework for planning
  • Structuring and documentation of work packages
  • Estimation techniques
  • Advanced sequencing activities
  • Resource planning
  • Developing a time schedule
  • Budgeting
  • Risk and buffer planning
  • Project steering with Earned Value Management
  • Project steering with Milestone Trend Analysis
  • Change management

 

Target group

Project managers and other roles involved in project planning or project steering

Prerequisites

Basic training (XLPM) for project managers or similar course

Documentation

Semcon compendium

Language

SWE/ENG/GER

Length

2 days

PDU (Professional Development Units)

16 PDU

Kerstin Järvell Rhodiner
Training Sweden, Engineering Services
+46 (0)736 84 07 71
Email