Intermediate Project Management Course Outline

Intermediate Project Management

How to Use This Guide

Session One: Course Overview

Session Two: What Really Needs To Be Done?

Identifying Tasks

Identifying Resources

Pete’s Cost List

Session Three: The Work Breakdown Structure

Session Four: Scheduling Techniques

Preparing a Basic Schedule

Other Scheduling Factors

Planning Tools

Gantt Charts

Creating a Gantt Chart

Network Diagrams

Flow Charts

Session Five: Budgeting Tips and Tricks

Budgeting Basics

Pete’s Budget

Session Six: Assessing Project Risks

Session Seven: Preparing the Final Plan

Session Eight: Making it Fit

Schedule and Budget Compression

Case Study

Session Nine: The Execution Phase

Session Ten: Controlling Changes

Session Eleven: Closing Out a Project

Recommended Reading List

Post-Course Assessment

Pre- and Post-Assessment Answer Keys

Personal Action Plan