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Get the upper hand on your project schedules before they begin and see them through to conclusion, on time and on budget. In this course, PMP-credentialed author Bonnie Biafore teaches you how to proactively manage project schedules. This includes a look at the elements that go into a schedule; how to estimate costs and resources; best ways to negotiate and allocate resources; and how to manage a schedule over time.
This course qualifies for 2.5 Category A professional development units (PDUs) through lynda.com, PMI Registered Education Provider #4101.
Hi, I'm Bonnie Biafore and welcome to Managing Project Schedules. If you're new to project scheduling or want to improve your scheduling skills, this course will give you the basics. We'll begin by examining what project scheduling is. And looking at the components that go into a schedule. Then I'll guide you through identifying the work that needs to be done. Estimating time and cost and putting tasks into the right order. I'll describe how to build a project team and assign resources to tasks. I'll also provide tips for working with part-time workers and remote teams. We'll explore ways to fine-tune to schedule to balance people's work loads. Finally, we'll go over methods for managing a schedule to deliver what's important.
And keep the project on track from start to finish. Managing a project schedule successfully, requires a well stocked tool box. I'll introduce you to these tools, and show you how to use them, in Managing Project Schedules.
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