Principles of Planning

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This course has been designed to precede a project scheduling software course such as Microsoft Project, Primavera P6, Asta Powerproject or other scheduling tools.

The aim of this course is to:

  • Define projects and project management
  • Understand a project’s life cycle
  • Familiarise with the basics of project planning and scheduling
  • Complete a Statement of Work and/or a Project Charter

This one-day course is instructor led training and is aimed at individuals who are interested in learning how to plan projects.

The course includes activities at the end of each module where participants can practice preparing several planning documents.

 

Duration: 1 day

Delivery Mode: Instructor Led, Classroom Based

Cost: $935 AUD inc GST 

Delivery Location: Australia Wide

At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Define and create a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Identify and understand task relationships
  • Estimate task durations and determine project duration
  • Construct a network diagram
  • Calculate the critical path of a project
  • Use the Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT) to create estimates
  • Plan for risks
  • Create a communication plan
  • Effectively allocate project resources
  • Update and monitor the project schedule

Need to read and write English.

No formal pre-requisites.

This course is suitable for individuals with little or no planning or scheduling experience who are looking to begin or further their career in the project management sector.

Modules include:

  • Overview
  • Projects and Schedules
  • The Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Estimating Activity Durations
  • Identifying Task Dependencies
  • Aligning Activities with Resources
  • Project Planning and Network Diagrams
  • Scheduling Software
  • Updating and Monitoring the Schedule
  • Uncertainty and Risk Management
  • Creating a Viable Schedule

LogiKal Training applies the following policy in assessing eligibility for credits, refunds and participant substitutions

In the event of a training course being cancelled by LogiKal, you will be issued in full a refund of all fees paid in respect of that course.

Non-attendance of a course or any part of a course, once a participant has enrolled will not warrant a refund or credit

If cancellation of attendance to a training course is less than 14 days prior to the commencement of that course, no refund will be given in respect to that course. However, participant substitution is allowed provided LogiKal Training is advised in writing of the substitution prior to the commencement of that course. The substituted participant must complete a course enrolment registration form prior to attending the course.

If cancellation of attendance to a training course is more than 14 days prior to the commencement of that course, then a refund of 50% of course fees may be granted subject to the completion of a Refund/Credit Application form.

In the event of a participant being unable to complete a course they have commenced, due to sickness or personal crisis,that participant may attend the course again free of charge subject to availability. In this instance he must complete a Credit/Refund Application Form and attach relevant documentary evidence.

In the event of a participant being unable to commence a course due to sickness or personal crisis, consideration will be given to a refund or credit. In this instance he must complete a Credit/Refund Application Form and attach relevant documentary evidence. The credit or refund will be subject to an administration fee of not less than 20%.

Note: Consideration for any credit or refund of fees is at the absolute discretion of the Company Directors.

Under no circumstances will LogiKal Training accept any responsibility, financial or otherwise, for changes in personal circumstances or work commitments which may occur after enrolment on a course.