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Project Scheduling

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Basic Principles in Project Scheduling. Handouts can be found here:
http://corporategeek.info/Project-Planning

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Project Scheduling

  1. 1. by Ciprian Rusen
  2. 2. “… the discipline for stating how to complete a project within a certain timeframe, usually with defined stages, and with designated resources.”
  3. 3. “I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” (Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th US President )
  4. 4. Objective Problems Paths
  5. 5. Calculate Cost Set Expectations Plan & Coordinate Track & Report
  6. 6. Review the Project Charter Create a WBS & Capture ALL Deliverables Define Activities Define Sequence of Activities Estimate Resources for all Activities Estimate Activity Duration Develop the Schedule
  7. 7. Success Deliverables Criteria Constraints Scope Objective
  8. 8. Level 1 Software Product Level 2 Analysis Development Conceptual Level 3 Requirements Design Database
  9. 9. “WBS is organized around the primary products instead of the work needed to produce the products.”
  10. 10. “100% Rule – WBS includes 100 % of the work & deliverables.”
  11. 11. Level 3 Database WBS Create Populate Activities Tables Tables
  12. 12. Plan time buffers at task level
  13. 13. Use Identify Identify the Optimize Save Microsoft Milestones Critical Path Critical Path Baseline Project
  14. 14. Review the Project Charter Create a WBS & Capture ALL Deliverables Define Activities Define Sequence of Activities Estimate Resources for all Activities Estimate Activity Duration Develop the Schedule
  15. 15. Planning requires team participation Another implementation of the same product doesn’t mean the same project plan Plans always change and reprioritize with situations
  16. 16. whatis.com Wikipedia PMBOK, 4th Edition

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