Effective Scheduling Techniques Workshop
Too many projects do not finish “on schedule”, and that shouldn’t be a surprise given that many project schedules contain numerous errors that result in an incorrect completion date. This workshop will show you how to create a concise and correct schedule for waterfall and iterative projects. Types and formats of schedules, the appropriate level of detail for schedules, and the correct naming of deliverables and activities will be addressed. Scheduling fundamentals will be reviewed including task relationship types, task duration estimates, critical path method calculations, float and use of contingency. Guidelines for keeping your project on track will be covered including how to show progress, manage changes and shorten the schedule. This workshop is based on the many reviews done by the presenter of both waterfall and iterative projects.
This practical workshop emphasizes the best practices for developing and maintaining project schedules for waterfall and iterative project environments. Upon completion of this workshop, you will be able to:
- Select the most appropriate schedule type and format for your projects
- Improve estimates for work effort and duration
- Use scheduling best practices to prepare a correct and concise schedule
- Manage the schedule based on progress and changes
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