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PMI Scheduling Conference 2016

March 30, 2016 | Online

An Exclusive PMI Member-Only* Event

Manage large project schedules? Or, just love keeping your teams on track? View our premier scheduling event on demand—at your convenience!

Free for PMI members, these virtual sessions are the only place you’ll learn the latest tips, tools and techniques in project scheduling.  It includes valuable case studies and lessons learned in project scheduling from real projects and programs -- not available anywhere outside of PMI.

Plus, if you are PMI certified, you can earn up to 6 professional development units (PDUs) for viewing presentations on demand. 

The event agenda is packed full of learning and information you can only receive here.


Scheduling 2016: The Value of Failure

by John Riopel
March 30, 2016 | 58:24 | Views: 1,308 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 3.94 / 5

Even the best Project Managers/Business Analysts know that there are far too many outside influences to prevent the occasional failed project. Many projects have failed badly and become very costly to the organizations concerned but was it the PM/BA? A Project Management Systems (PMS) is expected to help project managers and the team members to manage their projects more effectively and reduce the risks of failure, does it really? Does the PM / BA use the unsuccessful project as a valuable learning opportunity to investigate, document, and share the reasons for the unfortunate event?

Scheduling 2016: The Value and Approach to Operational Efficiency Evaluations

by Chris Carson
March 30, 2016 | 59:25 | Views: 1,996 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.02 / 5

Operational Efficiencies are vital for corporate profitability and meeting goals. Efficiency evaluations are the best way to approach operational efficiency improvements while aligning with the corporate goals of the facility. This approach reviews processes from construction management to work order life cycle, evaluating and benchmarking the various processes.

Scheduling 2016: Using Schedules to Make Projects Predictable

by Rob Newbold
March 30, 2016 | 59:25 | Views: 1,405 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.13 / 5

In this presentation, Rob Newbold will bring a practical perspective to making projects more predictable, a perspective gained from over twenty years of helping people to build and use schedules. He’ll discuss why predictability is important, some predictability traps people frequently fall into, and principles for achieving predictability. Along the way he’ll give you numerous tested ideas that you can quickly apply to your projects to dramatically improve their predictability and your job satisfaction.

Scheduling 2016: Understanding, Analyzing, and Presenting the Critical Path

by Jonathan Japka
March 30, 2016 | 59:59 | Views: 1,525 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.19 / 5

Do you really know how to perform a Critical Path Analysis? Understand what the Critical Path really is and why it’s so important. Learn the subtleties and overcome the challenges of analysis. Gain the knowledge to produce the best Critical Path Report ever! Generate reports that focuses on what count, skills that will make your Project Manager proud! Topics covered will include; driving predecessor, multiple calendars, parallel paths, secondary paths.

Scheduling 2016 Keynote Address: The Past and Future of CPM Scheduling

by Dan Patterson
March 30, 2016 | 60:19 | Views: 1,334 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.19 / 5

An in-depth look at where our industry is progressing with regards to emerging techniques to better help us plan and track large Capex projects. This will touch on both core CPM scheduling as well as earned value, risk management, 4D planning and more. This thought provoking session will introduce "project Intelligence” - ensuring projects are run as businesses successfully achieving corporate objectives.

Scheduling 2016 Case Study: Use of Risk Techniques and Graphical Planning Method (GPM) to Identify Probable Completion of a $1B+ Project

by Bruce Stephan
March 30, 2016 | 60:01 | Views: 2,210 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.24 / 5

his case study shares how a major transit agency approached how to plan acceleration on an extremely complex $1 Billion+ design-build contract that had consumed the entire time contingency early on in construction with 3 years’ worth of work still remaining. It explains the unique approach they took to better analyze, understand, and plan to mitigate known delays and future risks on the contract.

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