Project Management for Engineers Unit 6: Scheduling
This unit looks at how to create a schedule and which factors to take into account. It also explores how to identify where there is flexibility and where there isn’t.
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Steve Browne is a highly experienced project management practitioner and a very popular trainer on the subject. He has managed projects both large and small, including the delivery of multi-million-pound projects and programmes involving more than one country.
Steve has delivered project management training to a wide range of audiences, technical and non-technical, including 10 Downing Street, as well as public, private and VCSE sector organisations across the country.
He is a member of the Association for Project Management (APM) in the UK and of the Project Management Institute (PMI) in the USA. He holds qualifications from both the APM and PMI as well as being a qualified practitioner and accredited trainer for PRINCE2, Agile Project Management, Change Management and Better Business Cases. He also holds qualifications in Benefits Management and the agile method Scrum.
• Use a seven-step process to create a project schedule.
• Calculate how long the project will take to deliver.
• Plan what resources are needed and when.
• Identify project dependencies.
• Use critical path analysis to identify which elements must be completed on time.