This course was designed as a supplemental study guide for the major content areas of Chapter 6 of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide), Fourth Edition. In this course, you will consider how to best plan and schedule activities. You will familiarize yourself with the various techniques used to calculate and analyze activity time estimates, including ways to estimate the duration of activities.
After completing this course, you will be able to:
Understand the Project Time Management knowledge area component processes
Define activities using an activity list, activity attributes, and a milestone list
Explain various techniques for estimating duration and know when to apply them
Understand how project activities can be sequenced
Understand how to estimate the resources required for a project and how limited availability of resources can affect the scheduling of activities
Understand how to read and create a project schedule network diagram
Understand schedule network analysis and how it can help to determine the critical path for a project
Understand how to control a project's schedule by initiating change requests or employing techniques of schedule compression or buffering
This course is self-paced and online. You will have access to this course for 30 days.
Target Audience: This course is designed for adult learners with some project management experience.
Prerequisites: Learners should have some experience in project management and will need to have access to the Project Management Institute's A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, Fourth Edition (PMBOK Guide).
Estimated time to complete: 3.5 hours of online course work