Extended Academic Programs
All projects, regardless of their size, require a schedule. In addition to key aspects of schedule development, practical case studies will be used to allow sufficient practice of the control techniques and give the project manager a sound basis for effective application of scheduling software.
Who Should Attend
Team members, and aspiring or current project managers in any industry will benefit from a clearer understanding of schedule development and presentation tools and techniques and methods to improve and control schedule performance.
What You Will Learn
Successful completion of this course allows the project leader to demonstrate a detailed understanding of the process of schedule development and tools available for schedule performance monitoring and status presentation. Included in this course are the following key topics and corresponding benefits for the attendee.
Network diagram development – development of the schedule logic diagram from the WBS, understanding schedule duration and project critical path, and determination of activity float or slack
Status and presentation tools – tools available to the project manager including precedence diagrams, Gantt charts, and milestone schedules
Resource application to the schedule – determination of activity duration based on resource availability and productivity
Schedule acceleration – application of tools and techniques for schedule improvement, understanding and negotiating tradeoffs among project scope and available resources and budget
Schedule performance – control tools (e.g., earned value) available to monitor schedule performance, appropriate action by the project manager to deal with schedule performance deficiencies
Why Choose the UNC Charlotte Project Management Program?
“Instructor was great. Group exercises were simple and powerful. I intend to ‘borrow’ them for my own team.”“I enjoyed the hands-on activities and group tasks. They were challenging and definitely encouraged applying course knowledge and prior knowledge.” “Needs no improvement.”“Class activities were great. Useful PMP Exam tips and real life examples help.”“Clear and enjoyable teaching style made difficult material easy to understand and remember.”
For Program and Registration Questions: Please call the Registration Center at 704-687-8900 or 1-877-741-0134 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., or email CEregistration@uncc.edu.
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Is tuition assistance available for this program?
What are the attendance requirements?
For best availability, students are encouraged to register at least two weeks prior to the start date of the course section.
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
320 E. 9th Street, Charlotte, NC 28202 · 704-687-8900