Effective Planning and Scheduling
As project managers and supervisors, we all know how difficult it can be to accurately determine the duration of a project, yet that is exactly what is expected of us on a regular basis. This one-day workshop will provide the factors and fundamental elements that you should consider and address when creating any type of schedule.
Participants should complete the Intermediate Project Management workshop prior to this course, or have equivalent knowledge.
- Define and create a Work Breakdown Structure
- 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
- Projects and schedules
- The Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
- Estimating activity durations
- Identifying task dependencies
- Aligning resources with activities
- Project planning
- Scheduling software
- Uncertainty and risk management
- Creating a viable schedule
- Updating and monitoring the schedule
Leonard is a passionate facilitator and trainer with more than 12 years of experience in developing impactful training workshops for a wide range of audiences, including working professionals from all over the world, young people, as well as children with special needs. He specializes in providing indoor and outdoor experiential learning, Train-the-Trainer workshops and Facilitator Coaching.
He has accumulated a wide range of management portfolios and human capital development experience in different industries and is therefore able to interact and connect with different audiences. With his sincere, humorous and approachable style of training facilitation, Leonard has garnered consistently excellent feedback.
Leonard has conducted training around the Asia Pacific region for many clients, including Fortune 500 companies. Some organizations which he has facilitated training for are: Coca-Cola, Pfizer, Price Waterhouse Coopers, DBS, OCBC, Citibank, MAS, Munich Re, NUS, SingTel, CPF, CNB, Singapore Power, Transitlink, LKY School of Policy, Linde Gas and many others.
Leonard studied English Language, English Literature and Sociology at the National University of Singapore. He holds a Masters in Applied Linguistics from the National University of Singapore and the Regional English Language Centre, specializing in oral proficiency, including effective presentation techniques. He has conducted international workshops on speaking good English and effective presentation skills.
Leonard holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Development and Department Management, specializing in Organizational Development and Change Management.
Leonard is a firm believer of continuous learning and that one has to constantly unlearn, learn and relearn in order to maximise one’s potential.
Course Date : 26 July 2013
Course Time : 9am to 5pm
Course Fees : SGD 450 inclusive of buffet lunch and refreshments
Group Discount : 5% (3 pax); 10% (>3 pax)
Course Venue : Carlton Hotel
Country : Singapore
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