Principles of Planning

SKU: 2015_POP
Price: $935

This course is designed to precede a project scheduling software course such as Microsoft Project, P3, Sure Trak or P6.
The aim of this course is to demonstrate:

  • What a project plan is

  • Why projects should be planned

  • Some generic methods of planning projects

  • Why plans are used to control a project

Designed For

This course is aimed at project management professionals in the building and construction industry who are interested in learning how to plan a project.

The course is presented in 1 day and includes workshops at the end of each module where the students practice preparing a number of planning documents.

Modules include:

  • Introduction and Overview of Planning
  • Planning to Plan
  • Project Breakdown Structures
  • Activity Definition
  • Activity Sequencing and Critical Path Calculations
  • Resource Planning and Analysis
  • Finalising the Plan, Baselines, Monitoring and Control
  • Scope Changes, Hints and Tips

The course material consists of:

  • An 80 page course handout with slides, workshops and explanatory notes.