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PMGT3623: Scheduling

Projects typically need to be delivered within a defined timescale. Providing robust estimates, monitoring and controlling project duration are crucial to understand the ongoing viability of the investment made in a project. This Unit provides students with a background in advanced scheduling and estimation techniques, supported by project management software.

Code PMGT3623
Academic unit Project Management
Credit points 6
[24 cp of BPM core 2000 level units] or [30 cp of any 2000 level units of study]

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Select appropriate planning and scheduling approaches for different project types.
  • LO2. Understand different formats of project schedules such as precedence diagrams and Gantt charts..
  • LO3. Demonstrate competence in the creation of project schedules, manually and using commonly used computer software.
  • LO4. Demonstrate the ability to construct feasible project schedules under resource constraints.
  • LO5. Demonstrate the ability to track and manage costs using scheduling tools.
  • LO6. Demonstrate the ability to track and manage task progress using scheduling tools.
  • LO7. Demonstrate the ability to extract relevant management reporting information from scheduling tools.