Introduction to Project Planning

Introduction to Project Planning Objectives Delegates will be given an understanding of the current techniques used in project planning. This will be reinforced using practical exercises to illustrate the processes involved. PARTICIPANT This program is designed for project planning engineers and managers, senior project control and business services professionals who have the responsibility for planning and controlling projects. Course Content: Foreword Project Planning Why Plan Planning The Plan The Plan Feedback Cycle Conclusion Network Techniques History and Development Bar Charts Formats and Methods Precedence Networks Defining Activities or Tasks Using Milestones Naming Tasks Defining Duration’s Defining Dependencies Understanding Predecessor/Successor relationships Correctly Identifying Link Types Conventions Preparing and Maintaining a Plan Preparing The Outline Network List Activities for Each Phase Establish Logical links Drawing The Network Critical Path Analysis Handling and Understanding Float Using Calendars Resource Needs and Allocation Resource Costs Evaluating the Schedule and Communicating the Plan Schedule Evaluation Project Dates Reviewing Task Order, Relationships and Constraints Resource Work and Costs The Importance of Project Baselines Communicating...
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