The course’s importance
American Project Management Institute provides practical and comprehensive rules for preparing a well-constructed schedule in its project scheduling standard that allows us to anticipate factors and issues that could influence the project’s performance and deliver the project on due time.
Through this course, participants will learn about project time management and scheduling concepts, manage time, and prepare for the PMI-SP exam.
The purpose of this course is to introduce essential points about all the processes and test methods associated with the PMI time management and scheduling management standard.
- Introduce the international certification for Scheduling Professional (SP)
- Project scheduling topics
- Examine the logic of the work of the project planning and control unit
- Define activity with the relationship between time management and work failure structure
- Define activity sequence with scope, assumption, dependency, and types of activity network
- Estimate the resources required for each activity along with the relationship between time management and human resources
- Estimate the time of each activity along with the relationship between time management and cost and risk
- Prepare a schedule plan
- Scheduling control with a variety of project management reports
- 8 hours of testing, including four standard test sets
- CEOs, project and program managers
- Project managers and construction managers
- project planning and control managers and senior experts
- Project planning and control experts
- Those who are interested in obtaining an international PMI-SP certification
- PMBOK standard
- Practice Standard for Scheduling
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Frequently Asked Questions
candidates for taking the SP exam must meet the following requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree or higher holders:
Work experience in project scheduling for at least 3,500 hours plus 30 hours of training course in this field.
- Diploma and post-diploma holders:
Work experience in project scheduling for at least 5,000 hours plus 40 hours of training course in this field.
You may qualify for a job as a project control manager within industrial, civil, oil and gas, and petrochemical projects if you pass the course and receive the PMI-SP certificate.
The Project Scheduling Professional (SP) exam is a 3.5-hour test administered by the PMI Institute on the monitor that consists of 170 multiple-choice questions.
- The PMBOK Sixth Edition for Project Management
- Practice Standard for Scheduling
Suppose you do not receive an international certificate. In that case, however, you can still work in this field professionally, but an international certificate gives you professional credibility and enables you to demonstrate your international knowledge.
With this international certificate, it is no longer critical whether you have any work experience or work in a large organization because simply having this certificate will prove you’re a professional.
PMI-SP Project Scheduling Professional Exam Preparation Course
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Applied Project Planning and Control and Project Scheduling Professional (SP) course.
The purpose of obtaining professional project qualifications was to create a common language for project management among managers worldwide. Thus, if you move abroad for work or employment, the common language of project management will help you use the same terminology and do not have to change your literature.
People knowledgeable about project planning and control can work in any industry or field related to project control. In general, industrial engineers are the ones who carry out project planning and control work. These engineers can work in any industry, such as manufacturing, textiles, automobiles, etc. However, people with other degrees can enter this field by taking training courses and acquiring the appropriate knowledge.
As of 2020, about 2,072 people worldwide have a PMI-SP certification, among whom 13 are Iranians.
This course emphasizes the development of project knowledge, planning, and control skills through the use of the following materials:
- PMBOK Guide edition 7
- Practice standard for scheduling
- PMI professional scheduling (PMI-SP): Examination Content Outline
- Preparation of ID card/project charter
- Define the failure structure for project tasks and activities
- General and detailed planning and scheduling of the project at different stages during its implementation
- Follow up and monitor the physical and temporal progress of the working groups’ activities
- Cooperation in providing and allocating financial and non-financial resources to the project
- Preparation of reports (daily, weekly, monthly)
- Preparation of managerial and special reports for submission to the appropriate organizations
- Holding project meetings at various levels
- Control of contractors and project consultants’ performance and progress
- Documentation of the project throughout its life cycle
- and so forth…
Although the context is good, it is essential to know the logic of the project and the software. Without knowledge of the project’s logic, the software will not do anything useful, and your schedule will be unreliable.
- An expert in project planning and control will need to have the following abilities to begin their career:
- Awareness of standards
- Understand the basic concepts of contracts
- The ability to understand processes
- Know the project you are working on
- Ability to work with project control software
- Microsoft Excel skills