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Schedule and Cost Control

Video Description

This instructor-led course provides participants with real world tools to manage the complex problems surrounding schedule and cost management. Students will learn a variety of tools and techniques to see what works and what does not in the real world of project management. The courses discusses the details of the processes required to manage timely completion of the project. It also includes the processes involved in estimating, budgeting and controlling costs so that the project can be completed within the approved budget. Note: PMI, Project Management Institute, Project Management Professional (PMP), PMP, Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM), CAPM, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), PMI-ACP, PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP), PMI-RMP, PMBOK, PgMP, PULSE OF THE PROFESSION, THE PMI TALENT TRIANGLE and The PMI REP Logo are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Introduction 00:00:10
    2. Course Introduction 00:01:34
    3. Agenda 00:00:59
  2. Section 01 - Quick PM Review
    1. Quick PM Review 00:00:23
    2. The PMI-SP Process 00:12:19
    3. The PMI-SP Exam 00:02:24
    4. The Basics of PM 00:00:39
    5. The Five Process Groups 00:03:01
    6. The Basics of PM: The Process 00:03:45
    7. The Ten Knowledge Areas 00:01:11
  3. Section 02 - Time Management
    1. Time Management 00:00:12
    2. Time Management Introduction 00:00:41
    3. 6.1 Plan Schedule Management Part1 00:00:56
    4. 6.1 Plan Schedule Management Part2 00:02:03
    5. 6.2 Define Activities Part1 00:01:36
    6. 6.2 Define Activities Part2 00:02:21
    7. 6.3 Sequence Activities Part1 00:00:35
    8. 6.3 Sequence Activities Part2 00:01:51
    9. 6.4 Estimate Activity Resources 00:04:08
    10. 6.5 Estimate Activity Duration Part 1 00:01:12
    11. 6.5 Estimate Activity Duration Part 2 00:04:09
    12. 6.6 Develop Schedule Part1 00:00:38
    13. 6.6 Develop Schedule Part2 00:02:30
    14. 6.7 Control Schedule Part1 00:00:52
    15. 6.7 Control Schedule Part2 00:01:35
    16. Decomposition 00:01:01
    17. Dependencies 00:00:37
    18. Types of Dependencies 00:01:21
    19. Precedence Diagramming: Finish to Start 00:00:43
    20. Precedence Diagramming: Start to Start 00:00:53
    21. Precedence Diagramming: Finish to Finish 00:00:38
    22. Precedence Diagramming: Start to Finish 00:01:09
    23. Conditional Diagramming 00:04:39
    24. Leads and Lags 00:04:14
    25. Duration Estimating Methods 00:01:56
    26. Bottom-Up Estimating 00:01:17
    27. Analogous Estimating 00:00:54
    28. Expert Judgment for Estimating 00:01:32
    29. Parametric Modeling Estimating 00:01:20
    30. Program Evaluation & Review Technique (PERT) Part1 00:04:12
    31. Program Evaluation & Review Technique (PERT) Part2 00:02:44
    32. Resource Considerations 00:01:50
    33. Schedule Creation 00:01:45
  4. Section 03 - Critical Path Method
    1. Critical Path Method 00:00:16
    2. CPM Basics Part1 00:00:41
    3. CPM Basics Part2 00:00:28
    4. Critical Paths in Network 00:02:25
    5. Each Task 00:01:24
    6. Critical Path Model Part1 00:00:09
    7. Critical Path Model Part2 00:06:14
    8. Constraints 00:03:55
    9. Resource Leveling 00:03:59
    10. Simulation 00:04:41
    11. Simulation Advantages & Disadvantages 00:01:40
    12. Duration Compression 00:02:31
  5. Section 04 - Basic Cost Management
    1. Basic Cost Management 00:00:15
    2. 7.1 Plan Cost Management 00:00:48
    3. 7.2 Estimate Cost 00:04:50
    4. 7.3 Determine Budget 00:02:39
    5. 7.4 Control Costs 00:02:08
    6. Types of Cost Estimating 00:00:27
    7. Bottom-Up Cost Estimating 00:00:12
    8. Analogous / Top Down Estimating 00:00:26
    9. Parametric Cost Estimating 00:00:40
    10. Types of Project Costs 00:03:27
    11. Accuracy of Estimates 00:01:42
    12. The Cost Baseline 00:01:28
    13. Total Project Budget 00:00:42
  6. Section 05 - Introduction to Earned Value
    1. Introduction to Earned Value 00:00:32
    2. Intro to Earned Value Graphs Part1 00:00:30
    3. Intro to Earned Value Graphs Part2 00:03:05
    4. Basic Terms 00:04:06
    5. Variances and Performance Indexes 00:02:07
    6. Basic Formulas Part1 00:00:31
    7. Basic Formulas Part2 00:02:05
    8. Analysis Part1 00:00:14
    9. Analysis Part2 00:00:33
    10. Analysis Part3 00:01:43
    11. Forecasting - ETC 00:03:01
    12. Forecasting - EAC 00:01:01
    13. Forecasting - TCPI 00:01:44
    14. Forecasting - ETTC 00:01:42
    15. Forecasting – Other Calculations 00:01:58
    16. Cumulative Cost Curve Part1 00:01:47
    17. Cumulative Cost Curve Part2 00:01:39
    18. EV Performance Part1 00:00:47
    19. EV Performance Part2 00:01:11
  7. Section 06 - Critical Chain Management
    1. Critical Chain Management 00:00:40
    2. Section Objectives 00:00:44
    3. The Current Management Paradigm 00:02:11
    4. Current Project Schedules 00:00:11
    5. Project Schedules Part1 00:10:54
    6. Project Schedules Part2 00:00:26
    7. Project Schedules Part3 00:01:53
    8. Project Schedules Part4 00:00:49
    9. Project Schedules Part5 00:00:35
    10. The Results 00:01:06
    11. What Else Can You Do? 00:00:35
    12. Overestimate AKA Pad the Schedule 00:00:15
    13. Management’s Response 00:00:18
    14. Resources 00:00:47
    15. A New Paradigm Part1 00:02:45
    16. A New Paradigm Part2 00:01:02
    17. The Theory of Constraints 00:01:22
    18. Theory of Constraints Meets Project Management 00:00:54
    19. Critical Chain Step 1 00:01:58
    20. Critical Chain Step 2 00:01:25
    21. Viable Schedules Part1 00:01:47
    22. Viable Schedules Part2 00:01:02
    23. Dependencies 00:02:18
    24. Possible Paths Part1 00:01:35
    25. Possible Paths Part2 00:00:37
    26. Possible Paths Part3 00:00:21
    27. People on the Critical Chain 00:01:05
    28. Resource Buffers 00:03:15
    29. Project Buffers 00:03:15
    30. Feeding Buffers Part1 00:00:52
    31. Feeding Buffers Part2 00:01:09
    32. Critical Chain Project Management 00:01:09
    33. Original Duration Estimate Part1 00:00:17
    34. Original Duration Estimate Part2 00:00:46
    35. Measures 00:01:43
    36. Critical Chain Project Management (cont.) 00:00:59
    37. Some Key Ideas 00:01:14
  8. Section 07 - Other Cost Calculations
    1. Other Cost Calculations 00:00:31
    2. Present Value (PV) 00:01:45
    3. Net Present Value Calculation 00:01:55
    4. Net Present Value (NPV) 00:01:33
    5. Future Value Calculation 00:00:55
    6. Internal Rate of Return (IRR) 00:04:26
    7. Return On Investment (ROI) 00:00:49
    8. Payback Period 00:02:02
    9. Benefit Cost Ratio (BCR) 00:01:23
    10. Opportunity Costs (OC) 00:02:02
    11. Depreciation 00:03:52
    12. Common Depreciation Conventions Part1 00:04:10
    13. Common Depreciation Conventions Part2 00:00:32
    14. Straight Line Depreciation 00:00:53
    15. Depreciation Examples 00:01:23
    16. Depreciation Examples UP/O 00:00:38
    17. Double Declining Balance (DDB) 00:01:42
    18. Sum of the Years Digits (SYD) 00:03:12
    19. Course Closure 00:00:34