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Marianne Ohlsson
Manager Project Training Office, Engineering & Digital Services
+46 (0)704 47 28 07
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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

Language

SWE/ENG

Length

2 days

PDU (Professional Development Units)

16 PDU

Marianne Ohlsson
Manager Project Training Office, Engineering & Digital Services
+46 (0)704 47 28 07
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