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PMI Scheduling Professional Certification Training


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COURSE DESCRIPTION:
The PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP) Certification course is designed to help you prepare for the PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP) Certification. Taking this course and using this student guide will help you prepare for the certification. You will apply the generally recognized practices of project time management acknowledged by the Project Management Institute (PMI) to schedule projects successfully.

Target Student:
This course is designed for persons who have on the job experience performing project management tasks, whether or not project manager is their formal job role, who may or may not be certified project management professionals or have received formal project management training. The course is appropriate for these persons if they wish to develop professionally, increase their project management skills, apply a formalized and standards-based approach to project management, seek career advancement by moving into a formal Project Manager job role, as well as to apply for Project Management Institute, Inc. PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP) Certification.

Hardware Requirements
PC with Intel Pentium II 300 MHz processor or higher

64 MB of RAM with 1.0 GB of free hard disk space or higher

CD-ROM drive

Super VGA recommended (set at least to 800 x 600 screen resolution) with 256 colors

Internet connection

Software Requirements
Each computer requires the following software:

Microsoft Office 2003 or later

Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
describe project management fundamentals.
identify project management processes.
describe how projects are initiated.
identify the scheduling essentials.
define activities.
sequence activities.
estimate activity resources.
perform quantitative risk analysis.
develop a project schedule.
maintain and control schedules.
identify the basic principles of managing project risks and behavior in scheduling.

Course Outline:

Lesson 1: Understanding Project Management Fundamentals
Identify Project Management Basics
Examine Organizational Influences on Project Management
Examine the Project Management Context

Lesson 2: Identifying Project Management Processes
Examine the Project Life Cycle
Recognize Process Groups

Lesson 3: Describing Project Initiation
Describe Project Selection Methods and Processes
Create a Project SOW
Create a Project Charter
Describe the Elements of a Project Management Plan
Create a Scope Statement
Identify Enterprise Environmental Factors

Lesson 4: Preparing to Build a Schedule
Identify Scheduling Process Fundamentals
Explore WBS Creation
Perform a WBS Quality Check
Examine Schedule Inputs

Lesson 5: Defining Activities
Explore Activity Definition
Create a Milestone List
Create an Activity List
Identify Activity Attributes

Lesson 6: Sequencing Activities
Describe the Process of Sequencing Project Activities
Determine Activity Dependencies and Relationships
Apply Lag and Lead in Activity Sequence
Create a Schedule Network Diagram

Lesson 7: Estimating Activity Resources
Identify Activity Resources
Determine Activity Resource Requirements
Create a Resource Breakdown Structure

Lesson 8: Estimating Activity Duration
Identify Activity Duration
Determine Activity Duration

Lesson 9: Developing a Schedule
Describe the Process of Developing a Project Schedule
Draft a Project Schedule
Identify the Critical Path
Optimize the Project Schedule
Establish a Schedule Baseline
Create Schedule Data

Lesson 10: Monitoring and Controlling Schedules
Explore the Control Schedule Process
Utilize an Integrated Change Control System
Communicate the Project Status
Monitor the Schedule
Calculate Schedule Efficiency

Lesson 11: Managing Risks and Behavior in Scheduling
Define the Concept of Risk
Overcome Risks in Scheduling
Describe Human Behavior in Project Scheduling

Entrance Requirements:

Familiarity with project management concepts and some working experience with project management is required. Working knowledge of office productivity tools is desirable but not essential. Experience with a specific project management software tool is not required. It is recommended that you take the following Element K course: Project Management Fundamentals (PMF) Second Edition.High School Diploma/GED

 
SCHEDULE DATES - 35 Hour Hands-On Program
 
Scheduling Professional
9AM - 5PM (Weekdays)
Start Date & Graduation Date
03/21/2022 to 03/25/2022
5 Days (35 Hours) a Week for 1 Week
Scheduling Professional
9AM - 5PM (Weekdays)
Start Date & Graduation Date
04/11/2022 to 04/15/2022
5 Days (35 Hours) a Week for 1 Week
Scheduling Professional
9AM - 5PM (Weekdays)
Start Date & Graduation Date
05/02/2022 to 05/06/2022
5 Days (35 Hours) a Week for 1 Week
Scheduling Professional
9AM - 5PM (Weekdays)
Start Date & Graduation Date
06/13/2022 to 06/17/2022
5 Days (35 Hours) a Week for 1 Week
Scheduling Professional
9AM - 5PM (Weekdays)
Start Date & Graduation Date
07/11/2022 to 07/15/2022
5 Days (35 Hours) a Week for 1 Week
Scheduling Professional
9AM - 5PM (Weekdays)
Start Date
Graduation Date
03/21/2022
03/25/2022
5 Days (35 Hours) a Week for 1 Week
Scheduling Professional
9AM - 5PM (Weekdays)
Start Date
Graduation Date
04/11/2022
04/15/2022
5 Days (35 Hours) a Week for 1 Week
Scheduling Professional
9AM - 5PM (Weekdays)
Start Date
Graduation Date
05/02/2022
05/06/2022
5 Days (35 Hours) a Week for 1 Week
Scheduling Professional
9AM - 5PM (Weekdays)
Start Date
Graduation Date
06/13/2022
06/17/2022
5 Days (35 Hours) a Week for 1 Week
Scheduling Professional
9AM - 5PM (Weekdays)
Start Date
Graduation Date
07/11/2022
07/15/2022
5 Days (35 Hours) a Week for 1 Week
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