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PMI Scheduling Conference 2017

March 29, 2017 | Online

New technologies, hybrid projects, the launch of a PMO—when the environment is constantly changing, how do you craft a schedule (or multiple schedules) for project success? Discover timely answers here—and only here—at the PMI Scheduling Conference 2017, exclusively for PMI members.

PMI Scheduling Conference 2016

March 30, 2016 | Online

Love project scheduling? Or just want to learn what’s new in the world of project scheduling? Attend the PMI Scheduling Conference – exclusively for PMI Members. Learn the latest in scheduling best practices not available anywhere outside of PMI. We’ll share tips and tools from real-life projects and programs.

On-demand Webinars

Forecast Scheduling for Innovators

by Kimberly Johnson, Eric Uyttewaal, Mick Kuehn, Gina Lund
October 11, 2018 | 62:14 | Views: 5,831 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.37 / 5

Forecast Scheduling for Innovators shows you how you can forecast your project with just the project schedule, even without advanced techniques like Earned Value, Critical Chain or Agile.

Balancing Planning and Execution in Change Projects

by Mickey Granot
July 11, 2018 | 61:12 | Views: 8,756 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.30 / 5

When one evaluates the project management body of knowledge, processes, procedures and common practice one cannot miss that the main focus and attention are placed on the planning processes. Most of PMI PMBOK is dedicated to planning processes, the project management process has only one step dedicated to execution and all the rest are planning steps.

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Save Time With Tools + Templates

Resource Management Template

PREMIUM deliverable
by Maeghun Bagayatkar

This sheet is intended to give project managers as well as functional managers a snapshot of over/under allocated resources in their team. This will help with better resource management as work can be moved between resources or additional resources can be requested.

Resource Loading Template

PREMIUM deliverable
by Stefano Pittaluga

This template allows you to upload resources to the activities of a program using a simple interface based on Excel; it produces a resource histogram. Included in the zip file are instructions, a sample template and a blank template.

Design Tracking Template

PREMIUM deliverable
by Stefano Pittaluga

This template helps you control all the salient phases of a design project, starting from the drafting of the list of works to the definition of the control cycles for the various types of elaboration; and to control progress, both at the whole design level and for each discipline involved in the project. The system was created in Excel and with the help of the VBA programming language.

Project Status Update (Single Slide)

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by Mayte Mata-Sivera

This definitive one-slide status report for projects gives a simple yet effective visual representation for team members. This report was created based on IT Implementations, but it can be used/tailored to other projects.

Learn From Others

Topic Teasers Vol. 112: PMBOK® Guide—Sixth Edition New Earned Schedule Theory

by Barbee Davis, MA, PHR, PMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-PBA

Question: One of my colleagues told me that they are changing the earned value management (EVM) formulas. We have many projects in progress, with automated charts and spreadsheets configured with the current calculations I was taught to use in my Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification exam prep training. Is this true that the math is being altered by PMI?

Project Crashing Using Critical Path Method

by Yogesh Bhila Patil

Project crashing is the name given to schedule compression techniques that are used to shorten the duration of a project without changing the scope. Two techniques, fast tracking and crashing, with cost and schedule trade-offs, are analyzed to determine how to obtain the best result.

Project Management Tattoos That Don't Wash Off (Part 2)

by Roger Kent, PMP, PMI-ACP

Getting a tattoo is an act of meaning. You get “inked” to help you remember something: an idea, a person, an inspiration. What PM tattoos should you consider to help you on your road to success? Part 2 explores more ink options.

How to Avoid the Project Status Meeting

by Jim Lovell

Project team status meetings are boring. Worse, they take up valuable time. So how then can the project manager get updates from the team on the progress of assigned tasks if not with a weekly status meeting? Through individual status updates.

Getting Risky with Project Phases (Korean Translation)

by Barath Balasubramanian

초기 단계 위험 관리는 향후 프로젝트의 성공을 위해 견고한 토대를 마련하는 것과 유사합니다. 이 기사의 핵심 주제는 잘 관리하지 않으면 해로운 영향을 미칠 수있는 주요 위험에 대한 인식을 확인하고 생성하는 것이며,이를 관리하기위한 실제적인 단계를 제안하는 것입니다.

Deciding on a Data Date

by Mohamed Amer

For big complicated projects, the process of schedule update data collection can take many days. This is where one of the most common questions arises: Which data date should you consider?

Begin With the Endgame

by Christopher Cook

Endgames help to clear a path for specific outcomes—learning the micro to understand the macro. Projects are all about the finished product or service. How you get there starts with your determination of the endgame.

Hybrid Scheduling: Naming the Elephant

by Mark Romanelli

Project scheduling has long been formally defined in binary terms. It’s time to recognize and name the third form that combines the two: hybrid scheduling.

The Top 10 Reasons Projects Fail (Part 2) (Korean Translation)

by Marc Lacroix

우리 모두는 일반적으로 비즈니스 세계에서 함정이 무엇인지 알며 피해야한다는 것을 이해하지만, 가장 명백한 함정은 때때로 우리가 빠지기 쉬운 것입니다 - 특히 우리를 혼란스럽게하고 눈을 떠들게하는 수십 개의 경쟁 우선 순위를 가진 프로젝트를 관리 할 때 앞에있는 흔적에서. 이 두 편의 기사 시리즈에서는 프로젝트 실패의 주요 10 가지 이유를 파악하고 이러한 공통 프로젝트 관리 함정을 피하는 방법에 중점을 둡니다.


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