PMP Exam Prep (2021 Update): Managing the Project Schedule


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Overview/Description

Successfully managing projects requires monitoring activities to discover and correct any project schedule variance, evaluating the effective schedule changes on all project activities, and making adjustments as required to minimize risk to your project schedule.

In this course, you'll learn about scheduling tools and techniques for creating project calendars and controlling the project schedule. You'll explore concepts like earned value management (EVM) and schedule performance index (SPI) that will aid you in resource smoothing and leveling and managing schedules more efficiently and effectively. This course will assist learners in preparing for PMI’s PMP Exam (2021 Update).



Expected Duration (hours)
0.5

Lesson Objectives

PMP Exam Prep (2021 Update): Managing the Project Schedule

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • recognize tools and techniques used to control the schedule
  • perform earned value management calculations to assess a project’s schedule performance
  • recognize if resource leveling is the ideal resource optimization technique, given a scenario
  • recognize if resource smoothing is the ideal resource optimization technique, given a scenario
  • recognize if crashing is the most appropriate schedule compression technique, given a scenario
  • recognize if fast tracking is the most appropriate schedule compression technique, given a scenario
  • Knowledge Check: Reviewing Your Project Schedule Management Skills
  • Course Number:
    bs_apj30_a12_enus

    Expertise Level
    Everyone