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  1. 1. UAA PM 612 Spring 2010 (Anchorage) 1/5 PM 612 : Project Time Management Spring 2010 -- UAA Master of Science in Project Management (MSPM) Mondays, 5:30 – 9:00pm, UC Room 155 _____________________________________________________________________________________ Professor: Dr. Jang W. Ra, PMP afjwr@uaa.alaska.edu (Tel) 907-786 - 1862 Office Hrs: Mondays 3:00 – 5:00 pm or By Appointment Instruction Team: Ki Kim, MSPM, PMP, PMP-SP ankpk@uaa.alaska.edu (Tel) 907-786-1924 Tele-video Operator: Kwon kwondh82@hanmail.net Tel) 907-903-0047 ______________________________________________________________________________ Textbooks & Software: Practice Standard for Scheduling, PMI, 2007 ww mi.org/Marketplace/Pages/ProductDetai l . aspx? w.p GMProduct=00100086801 Principles of Sequencing and Scheduling, Kenneth R. Baker and Dan Trietsch, John Wiley 2009 ww mi.org/Marketplace/Pages/ProductDetai l . aspx? w.p GMProduct=00101187001 (PMBOK) Project Management Body Of Knowledge – 2008 Version http://www.pmibookstore.org/PMIBookStore/productDetails.aspx?itemID=369&varID=1 MS Project http://office.microsoft.com/home/office.aspx?assetid=FX01085795 Primavera http://www.primavera.com/ ______________________________________________________________________________ Course Objectives: Project schedule plan will be developed through right scheduling technique with critical resource leveled. Project progress will be tracked against baseline schedule using software such as MS Project and/or Primavera. We will learn PMBOK Guide’s project time management processes and experience with practical examples. This course aims to train future project managers to be time reduction specialists – speed wins! ______________________________________________________________________________ Grading: Homework = 70 Team-Project = 20 Class Participation & Leadership = 10 Total = 100 points ______________________________________________________________________________ Class participation and leadership will be evaluated based on the student contributions through constructive and proactive discussions, timely readiness with and professional presentation of assigned problems and readings, and leadership to the class. ______________________________________________________________________________
  2. 2. UAA PM 612 Spring 2010 (Anchorage) 2/5 ______________________________________________________________________________ Homework and Attendance: Students are encouraged to maintain e-mail or personal contact with the professor and each other. Homework will be assigned and collected weekly. Students are required to post their homework to Blackboard before the class start times and present in the class. Homework must be well organized and typed (double-space) and should not be e-mailed to the professor unless pre- approved. Any late homework without pre-notice will receive at most 1/2 credit. Students should post all submitted materials to Blackboard. Students must read related text chapters and handouts before class and participate in the class discussion. ______________________________________________________________________________ 3-member Term Project: The basic outline of the assignment will be as follows 1. Describe the weaknesses and strengths of each of your team member organization’s repetitive work processes in terms of value-added time requirements. 2. Interview key stakeholders to get their feedback on the following questions (interview at least 2-3 people as appropriate): a. Identify the key stakeholders (should represent a good spectrum of opinion) b. How would they describe the purpose and objectives of the work? c. What elements of the time reduction effort have tried? d. What elements of the time reduction effort have been frustrating or challenging? e. Do they have confidence that the change effort will yield the desired result? f. What are some of the key roadblocks? g. What, if anything, do they suggest to improve the process 3. Team members work together to develop a written summary of the answers to these questions. Plus, conduct Internet or literature search for possible solutions. 4. Using time reduction tools and the feedback from stakeholders, the teams will present on April 13 or 20 with an outline of the project and their suggestions for how to help move the time reduction effort forward. 5. The teams will summarize their findings into Powerpoint slides (approx 25 slides for 25- mins presentations with 10-min Q&A) with written slide notes and turn it in by April 27. ______________________________________________________________________________
  3. 3. UAA PM 612 Spring 2010 (Anchorage) 3/5 PM612 - COURSE OUTLINE (subject to revision) Date Topics and Homework Due Text Chapters 1. Jan 11 Why manage time? PMBOK 6 processes - Proactive v Reactive PMBOK 6 www.pmicos.org Jan 18 Alaska Civil Rights Day NO CLASS 2. Jan 25 Critical Path Method – Time-related Acronyms on PMBOK Guide PMBOK 6 Glossary Section Total Slack and Free Slack See Gray and Larson’s CPM ppt (on Internet site) Handout #1 MS Project - Activity Duration Estimating (three point estimates) using PERT ANALYSIS 3. Feb 1 Activity Identification and Sequencing; ASAP & ALAP scheduling (P) Chapter 6 Develop WPs (deliverables) using WBS CHART PRO, Export to MSP and produce Tasks (=Activities, verb+noun+metrics) in MSP. ( http://www.criticaltools.com/ WBS Chart Pro software ) Handout #2 MS Project – task relationships, lead, lag, constraint types, options HW#1 Due – TBD 4. Feb 8 Resource Assignment, Leveling and ACAP Scheduling Handout #3 MS Project – Resource Sheet HW#2 Due – TBD 5. Feb 15 Crashing MS Project – Insert Texts and Costs HW#3 Due – TBD 6. Feb 22 Central Limit Theorem for Project Duration Estimation MS Project – Tracking Gantt Chart HW#4 Due - TBD 7. Mar 1 Critical Chain http://www.tocc.com/Critical_Chain.htm HW#5 Due - TBD Mar 8 Spring Break 8. Mar 15 Project Progress Tracking and EVM using Excel PV, AC, EV, CV, CPI, TV, SV, SPI, ETC, BAC, EAC, VAC
  4. 4. UAA PM 612 Spring 2010 (Anchorage) 4/5 Primavera I: Brief Overview Guest Lecturer Ki Kim ankpk@uaa.alaska.edu HW#6 Due – TBD 9. Mar 22 Primavera II HW#7 Due – TBD 10. Mar 29 Primavera III HW#8 Due – TBD 11. Apr 5 Primavera IV HW#9 Due – Submit a managerial report on following two projects in P6. Project 1: Harbour Pointe Assisted Living Center Project 2: 9 Pacific Drive - Lofty Heights 12. Apr 12 Term Project Presentation for Time Management I & Review HW#10 Due –Term-Project PowerPoint file 13. Apr 19 Term Project Presentation for Time Management II & Review Due –Term-Project Report Apr 26 No Class, but post Term-Project PPT with professional slide notes to Blackboard Handout #1 – Adopt Strategies to manage heavier workload Handout #2 – Creating the framework to manage the successful use of a schedule in a project Handout #3 – “As Central As Possible (ACAP)” Scheduling Technique
  5. 5. UAA PM 612 Spring 2010 (Anchorage) 5/5 Presentation Evaluation Form Presenter’s Name: _____________________________________________ Please rate the term project presentation on the following dimensions: 1 2 3 4 Poor Fair Good Excellent 1. Quality of oral presentation (Were points made clearly and concisely? ____ ____ ____ ____ 2. Quality of visual aids used. (Were visual aids clear and easily interpretable from the audience?) ____ ____ ____ ____ 3. Quality of subject and issue defined. (Did team deliver the important subjects and issues?) ____ ____ ____ ____ 4. Quality of time allocation. (Overall, did the presenter allocate its time well in presenting the project?) ____ ____ ____ ____ 5. Overall, how would you rate the quality of this project and presentation? ____ ____ ____ ____ TOTAL SCORE = ________________________ (Add values from questions 1 through 5) Any constructive comments: Your Name __________________________________________
  6. 6. UAA PM 612 Spring 2010 (Anchorage) 6/5