Learn how to create and use one of the most valuable project management tools: a project schedule.
Defining project success often involves completing on time and on budget, and project budgets are often driven by resource costs and the scheduling of those resources.
This 4-day program is for project managers, engineers, quality managers, tradespeople, and procurement managers in the shipbuilding industry. This course will prepare you to develop project schedules for new ship construction and ship repair projects. You will learn to identify and value critical path and float, use standard scheduling terminology, update and track project schedules, intricacies of resource loading and levelling, prepare performance reports, and use earned value management to identify changes.
With these valuable skills, project managers and planners will have improved control of their projects as they will be able to identify the full effect of the unexpected and the full impact of scope changes on their project schedules.
Participants will gain practical skills to:
This course is appropriate for individuals who:
Although not required, Introduction to Project Management is advisable.
Participants will receive a course binder containing copies of presentation slides, case studies, and exercises
Context of Project Planning & Scheduling
The Shipbuilding Project Scope
Program Planning and Organization
Developing a Project Schedule
Planning & Scheduling a New Build
Resource Loading the Schedule
Planning & Scheduling a Refit/Repair
Introduction to Earned Value
Updating & Controlling the Schedule