This workshop focuses on developing an effective schedule in any software tool. It is designed to help project managers and schedulers lift their scheduling practice to the next level.
The course is designed as an adjunct to Easy CPM, to provide an interactive space to engage with, and discuss the concepts contained in the book. Course attendees will obtain an enhanced understanding of the importance of implementing effective schedule planing and control techniques in a structured way that directly involves the project stakeholders. Mosaic's Five-Step approach to scheduling is designed to build and maintain a positive stakeholder consensus and uses the power of pro-active scheduling to build and foster a strong team commitment and create successful project or program outcomes.
Who should attend: Project and program managers, PMO staff, project controls staff and engineers, schedulers and project team members.
Mosaic is an established training business based in Melbourne, Australia, with a worldwide reputation for excellence, that has been training project professionals since 1999. We were a PMI approved Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) #1705 between 2002 and 2020. See more on why train with Mosaic.
Attendees will be provided with comprehensive course notes, a copy of Easy CPM, and references to an extensive library of papers to assist planners and schedulers develop their skills, and the managers of planners and schedulers appreciate the direct linkage between ‘good scheduling’ practice and the successful delivery of any project or program.
Everyone has access to our free on-line CPM and scheduling resources in the PMKI section of this website.- see more.
Easy CPM is a course-in-a-book, designed to provide practical guidance to people, and organizations, involved in either developing CPM schedules, or using information created by a CPM schedule, the book is available for purchase from our shop, and can be previewed on Book2Look:
This intensive workshop lays out the basis for an effective planning and scheduling practice. The course is consistent with the Guide to Good Practice in the Management of Time in Major Projects, the PMI Practice Standard for Scheduling and the PMBOK® Guide.
The workshop focuses on the importance of implementing effective schedule planing and control techniques in a structured way that directly involves the project stakeholders. It is designed for people who already know how to use a scheduling tool and wish to move their practice to a more advanced level focused on achieving positive outcomes.
The ideas and practices discussed during this practical workshop are applicable to any schedule, developed using any software tool, to provide a framework that today’s schedulers can use to build their careers; and that project, program, PMO, and other senior managers can use to improve the scheduling practice within their organizations.
These CPM workshops are available as virtual courses
world-wide, or can be delivered
face-to-face in Australia.
We recommend spacing the virtual sessions at 1 session per
week, however, the actual timing can be varied as needed.
The contents of this workshop are aligned with the relevant parts of:
The workshop can be customized to develop a project schedule for a specific project or program of work.
How to develop an effective schedule – 1 Day Workshop (6 Hrs.).
Designed for project schedulers and their managers. This workshop will introduce trainees to the concepts and processes involved in developing an effective project schedule, and using the schedule to help deliver successful project outcomes. At its conclusion, trainees will have a solid grounding in the processes and benefits of effective planning and scheduling. The basic workshop is software independent, course variants are available for a range of scheduling tools and industries.
Download the 1-Day Virtual
3 x 2 Hr. sessions virtual.
Download the 1-Day In-House
4 x 1.5 Hr presentations face-to-face.
How to develop an effective schedule – 2 Day Workshop (12Hrs.).
This intensive 2-Day workshop expands on the 1-Day course outlined above, to include a focus on major projects, uncertainty and risk, PMOs and schedule integration within organizations, alternative scheduling options, quality control and dispute management.
Download the 2-Day Virtual
6 x 2 Hr. sessions virtual.
Download the 2-Day In-House
8 x 1.5 Hr presentations face-to-face.
All trainees receive a free copy of
Easy CPM - Developing and using an effective schedule in any software tool.
The book is available for purchase from our shop, and can be previewed on Book2Look: Open Book2Look preview
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PMI PDUs. Attendees at Mosaic's project management
workshops earn 1 PDU per hour of teaching time (typically 6 PDUs
per day). The breakdown of PDUs across the PMI Talent Triangle®
depends on the modules selected for inclusion in the course -
the PDUs to be earned are agreed during the course design phase
and are included on your individual course attendance
certificates. See more on the PMI Talent Triangle®.
AIPM CPD. Attendees at Mosaic's project management
workshops earn points based on the AIPM CPD points table current
at the date of the course, currently you earn 2 points per hour
to a maximum of 20 per course (B08 - Knowledge): see more on the AIPM website.
Other CPD requirements. Mosaic retains details of courses and attendees to support CPD claims in most organisations and we are happy to work with you to ensure you can claim your entitlements.