In this course you will learn the fundamentals of project management, including how to identify project participants, goals, objectives, activities, and constraints. Course activities also cover activity dependencies, activity analysis, project schedules and budgets, network diagrams, Gantt charts, CPM scheduling, and activity duration compression. In addition, you will learn how to optimize project activities, estimate costs, control project changes, measure project performance, use project performance reports, accommodate change, control the project schedule and budget, and close a project. Class course materials include a CBT program. (0.6 CEUs)
Prerequisite: Some working knowledge of using computer software.
This 3-day course focuses on how to use Microsoft Project 2010 software to manage projects. You will explore a project management case study and work with projects. In this course you will create and update a project plan, manage tasks and resources, use critical path to shorten a project, set a project baseline, exchange project plan data with other applications, manage project costs, create a Visual Report, create a Project Plan template, and create a master project. (1.8 CEUs)
Prerequisite: Completion of Project Management Fundamentals or equivalent knowledge, including some familiarity with Microsoft Project 2010. (If you are new to Microsoft Project 2010, it is recommended that you review the tutorials in the software before coming to class.)