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  • 10% discount if confirmed and paid at least 30 days in advance of course start date
  • Group discounts available
  • Special pricing for self-sponsored individuals
  • Special pricing in low income locations

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  • Send an email to register@sukad.com
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Project Control for Managers

Course Description

The course covers project control and earned value management. The focus is on the essential concepts and general techniques.

The initial emphasis is on the essentials of developing accurate project management and project detailed plans. The plans are critical to assess performance during the project delivery. Concerning plans, the course includes discussion on project approvals and the concept of moving baselines.

In addition, the course covers the steps of project control, what do we control against (moving baselines), and project change management. We will also address the different types of project changes. Finally, we will discuss the various control actions and the necessity to have timely and accurate forecasts.

The course is in-line with international standards, such as the Project Management Institute® (PMI®) and the Association for Advancement of Cost Engineers International (AAECI).

 

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

 

Who should Attend

 

Course Outline

Day 1

  1. Introduction & project management overview
    1. Project Life Span and SUKAD model for managing projects
  2. Overview of Project Control
    1. Monitor & control versus change control
    2. EVM concepts and systematic project control
  3. Performance management baseline(s)
    1. Proper scope of work and WBS
    2. Scheduling, estimating, and budgeting 

Day 2

  1. Current performance & performance analysis
    1. Progress management system
    2. Calculations of PV, EV & AC
    3. Calculations of variance and indices; identify root causes
  2. Change management
    1. Types of change: scope (objective), project, contract

Day 3

  1. Internal & external change management system
  1. Forecast
    1. Forecast cost & time
    2. Contingency & change
  2. Actions
    1. Corrective and preventive actions
    2. Rework and repairs
    3. Recovery planning
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