Deep Dive into the Project Schedule (2021 Update)

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Project management, in part, means time management. Your project characteristics, scope, and available resources will all play a role in defining the schedule activities and milestones, but it's up to you to create and maintain the schedule for efficient progress.

In this course, you'll explore the planning and management of the project schedule from traditional and Agile project management perspectives. You'll learn about creating a schedule management plan, the use of Gantt charts, product roadmapping, and forward and backward passing. You'll also learn about Agile-specific processes like Scrum, product backlog, and sprint planning. 

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Deep Dive into the Project Schedule (2021 Update)

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • identify the activities and milestones in a project
  • recognize the relationships and dependencies between activities
  • recognize the process for creating a schedule network diagram
  • list the steps to identify a critical path
  • identify and calculate float in the project schedule
  • recognize the schedule tools and deliverables related to traditional projects
  • recognize how Agile takes an adaptive approach to planning the schedule
  • identify the timebox approach to scheduling within the Scrum framework
  • Knowledge Check: Reviewing Your Project Schedule Knowledge
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