Project Planning & Control

Objective: To develop the knowledge and skills necessary to apply effective fundamentals of planning and controlling work tasks to produce quality project results. Completion of this program earns 14 PDU Credits.

Target Audience: Any individual responsible for all or part of an I/T Project. This program will be particularly valuable for those assigned to or in the planning or definition stages of a project.

Focus:
Organizing / Managing the Project Teams
Effective Tracking & Reporting
Managing Stakeholders
Developing Project Schedules
Project Manager Responsibilities
Managing Change (Scope Creep)

Program Details:

Project Manager Responsibilities
Establishing Success Factors
Identifying the Project Stakeholders
Defining the Project Scope
Understanding and Meeting Business Goals
Planning and Estimation
Risk Management
Organizing and Managing
Managing Change

Planning
Deliverables
The Critical Path Method
The PERT Chart
Risk Assessment
The Work Breakdown Structure
The Estimating Process

Change Control
Objectives of Change Control
Evaluating Alternatives
Processing Change Requests
Maintaining a Change History
Tracking and Controlling

Organizing
Organizing the Project Team
Coordination and support
Staffing and Scheduling
Resource Balancing
Status Reports
The GANTT Chart

Tracking and Control
Quality Control
Tracking Tools
Budget Control
Work Effort
Project Completion

Program Length:Two Days

Professional Skills are the KEY to the Effective Application of Technology to the Business Process.

Contact Sandy Gaston at sandy@omicron.edu or 404-255-0096 for information, scheduling, and fees.