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PMI Scheduling Professional


If you are taking this course, you probably have some professional exposure to the duties of a project manager, or you may be considering embarking on a career in professional project schedule management. In this course, you will apply the generally recognized practices of project time management as acknowledged by the Project Management Institute (PMI) to successfully manage schedules in projects.


PMI Scheduling Professional course offered by New Horizons.

Who should attend?

This course is designed for persons who have on the job experience performing project management tasks, whether or not project manager is their formal job role, who may or may not be certified project management professionals or have received formal project management training. The course is appropriate for these persons if they wish to develop professionally, increase their project management skills, apply a formalized and standards-based approach to project management, seek career advancement by moving into a formal Project Manager job role, as well as to apply for Project Management Institute, Inc.

PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP) Certification

Lesson 1: Understanding the project Management Fundamentals-

  • Identify Project Management Basics
  • Examine Organizational Influences on Project Management
  • Examine the Project Management Context

Lesson 2: Identifying Project Management Processes

  • Examine the Project Life Cycle.
  • Recognize Process Groups

Lesson 3: Describing Project Initiation

  • Describe Project Selection Methods and Processes
  • Create a ProjectSOW
  • Create a Project Charter.
  • Describe the Elements of a Project Management Plan
  • Create a Scope Statement
  • Identify Enterprise Environmental Factors

Lesson 4: Preparing to Build a schedule

  • Identify Scheduling Process Fundamentals
  • Examine Schedule Inputs
  • Explore WBS Creation
  • Perform a WBS Quality Check

Lesson 5: Defining Activities

  • Explore Activity Definition.
  • Create a Milestone List.
  • Create an Activity List
  • Identify Activity Attributes

Lesson 6: Sequencing Activities

  • Describe the Process of Sequencing Project Activities
  • Determine Activity Dependencies and Relationships
  • Apply Lag and Lead in Activity Sequence
  • Create a Schedule Network Diagram

Lesson 7: Estimating activity Resources

  • Identify Activity Resources
  • Determine Activity Resource Requirements
  • Create a Resource Breakdown Structures

Lesson 8: Estimating Activity Duration

  • Identify Activity Duration
  • Determine Activity Duration

Lesson 9: Developing a Schedule

  • Describe the Process of Developing a Project Schedule
  • Draft a Project Schedule
  • Identify the Critical Path
  • Optimize the Project Schedule.
  • Establish a Schedule Baseline.
  • Create Schedule Data

Lesson 10: Monitoring and Controlling Schedules

  • Explore the Control Schedule Process.
  • MaUtilize an Integrated Change Control System
  • Communicate the Project Status.
  • Monitor the Schedule
  • Calculate Schedule Efficiency

Lesson 11: Managing Risks and Behavior in Scheduling

  • Define the Concept of Risk
  • Overcome Risks in Scheduling.
  • Describe Human Behavior in Project Scheduling


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Course Content
PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP) Certification

   • Understanding the project Management Fundamentals
   • Identifying Project Management Processes
   • Describing Project Initiation
   • Preparing to Build a schedule
   • Defining Activities
   • Sequencing Activities
   • Estimating activity Resources
   • Estimating Activity Duration
   • Developing a Schedule
   • Monitoring and Controlling Schedules
   • Managing Risks and Behavior in Scheduling


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