Project Scheduling Management

Project Scheduling Management Course Overview

Project scheduling involves identifying resources available for the project work and using this information to prepare a schedule to be used by the project team. One key success driver for projects is the ability to start and finish project work at the agreed dates. Project completion time has become one of the big issues facing so many projects embarked on. In this course we look at the use of a very valuable tool; a project schedule. We will look at how to create realistic schedules, update and track progress.

Who Should Attend

  • Experienced individuals who manage projects and programs in diverse fields
  • Working professionals seeking to change career, job or industry to project related field
  • Individuals who meets the requirements and intend on becoming PMP certified
  • Mid- to senior-level executives in construction, oil and gas, government, development sector & ICT

Introduction to Project Scheduling Management

  • Importance of project scheduling management
  • Key concepts and terminology
  • Relationship between project scheduling and overall project management

Project Scheduling Techniques and Methods

  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Precedence Diagramming Method (PDM)
  • Dependency types and relationships
  • Schedule compression techniques

Project Scheduling Tools and Software

  • Overview of popular project scheduling tools (e.g., Microsoft Project, Primavera)
  • Features and functionalities of project scheduling software
  • Selection criteria for choosing the right tool

Developing and Managing Project Schedules

  • Establishing project objectives and deliverables
  • Activity identification and sequencing
  • Duration estimation techniques
  • Resource allocation and leveling

Critical Path Method (CPM)

  • Understanding critical path analysis
  • Identifying critical and non-critical activities
  • Float and slack calculations
  • Schedule optimization using CPM

Schedule Risk Management

  • Identifying and analyzing schedule risks
  • Schedule risk assessment techniques
  • Mitigation strategies and contingency planning
  • Schedule performance measurement and reporting

Resource Allocation and Optimization

  • Resource identification and categorization
  • Resource leveling techniques
  • Resource-constrained scheduling
  • Balancing resource utilization and project objectives

Monitoring and Controlling Project Schedules

  • Establishing baseline schedules
  • Progress tracking and monitoring techniques
  • Earned Value Management (EVM) for schedule performance
  • Schedule control and change management

Communication and Stakeholder Engagement

  • Effective communication of project schedules
  • Stakeholder engagement and expectation management
  • Reporting and presenting project schedules to stakeholders

Onoh Okechukwu

Onoh Okechukwu, is a certified Project Manager Professional (PMP), a Chartered Trainer, has several years’ experience within and outside the Development sector within which he has played various roles in training and managing projects. My career as a trainer and project manager has offered notable achievements and exposure. I currently serve as a Trainer and Program Development Executive with Piston and Fusion. Prior to now, I served as a Program Officer with AfriGrowth Foundation.

Adeola Badmus

I am Adeola, my 15-year professional career has spanned several roles, organizations, and sectors. I served as a project manager in IntroIT Consulting, Head of Institute / Chief Operating Officer for the Institute for Advance e-Studies, I currently hold the position as the senior project consultant & marketing director for Piston & Fusion. My qualification includes MSc. In Marketing, BSc. In Business Administration, Digital Marketing, PMP, PRINCE 2, NEBOSH, Level 3 Award in Education & Training. I have been privileged to attend some of the best institutions globally, University of Lagos, Lagos Business School, and University of Liverpool (UK). I am a member of AMA, PMI & IOSH. I have trained over 4000+ professionals in marketing, branding, project management, data analytics and other business related programmes.

Chigozie Paul Ndekile

Chigozie is a certified Project Manager Professional (PMP), Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) and Prince 2 Practitioner with years of experience in Project Management, Banking, Auditing, Operations and Business Analysis. I have worked in different Industry and have a clear understanding on how project can be used to drive change. Over the years I have developed the right skill set to deliver to deliver the value that exceeds the customer’s expectation.

Participants enrolling for this programme will be required to have minimum of 3 years’ professional experience. Participants who meet the programme requirement should pay the course fee and complete the enrollment form 2 weeks before the programme kick off date.

Prospective applicants who do not meet the programme requirement but wants to join the programme should should follow the process detailed below.

Application Process

  1. Start a chat with the online course adviser or complete the application form
  2. Application will be reviewed by programme committee
  3. Application acceptance will be communicated by programme committee
  4. Pay the programme fee after receiving acceptance from the committee
  5. Check your mail for programme schedule and payment confirmation

    Participant’s Experience

    What is included in the Course Programme Pack

    • Practice Manual & Textbook
    • Participants workbook & Exercises
    • Templates for professional practice
    • Local & international case studies
    • Recognized Certification of Completion
    • Branded Personalized programme pack & stationaries
    • Breakfast & Lunch
    • 3 Star Accommodation (Optional – Available on Request)

    Kindly note all training materials for the Virtual Online classes will be in electronic formats (PDF & MS Word)

    Project Scheduling Management Course Fees & Dates for  Upcoming Classroom & Virtual Online In 2024

    Piston and Fusion offer the Course as Classroom in Lagos and Virtual Online Class in other states in Nigeria. See dates and fees for classroom and virtual online class.

    PMP Exam Prep
    Course Objective: The Programme focus is to prepare participants to effectively plan, organize, and control project schedules up until completion
    Classroom Fee: ₦130,000
    Weekday Date: Contact For Next Schedule
    Weekend Date: Contact For Next Schedule
    Location: 122a Obadina Street, Omole Phase 1 Ikeja Lagos
    Virtual Class Fee: ₦100,000 | $160
    Weekday Date: Contact For Next Schedule
    Weekend Date: Contact For Next Schedule
    Location: Microsoft Teams | Zoom

    Why Piston & Fusion Ranked Amongst the Best Business Institute In Nigeria?

    • We have trained 6000+ professionals
    • We have over 10 years industry experience
    • Our facilitators are experienced and certified
    • We offer post training career advice and support

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