As project managers and leads, we all know how difficult it can be to accurately determine the duration of a project, yet that is exactly what is expected of us on a regular basis. This workshop will not disclose the secret of creating an accurate schedule, because there isn’t one. However, it will provide the factors and fundamental elements that you should consider and address when creating any type of schedule.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define and create a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Identify and understand task relationships
  • Estimate task durations and determine project duration
  • Construct a network diagram
  • Calculate the critical path of a project
  • Utilize the Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT) to create estimates
  • Effectively plan for risks
  • Create a communication plan
  • Effectively allocate project resources
  • Apply skills to update and monitor the project schedule

How You Will Benefit:

  • Improved communication and collaboration skills
  • Greater productivity
  • Improved project management skills
  • Potential career growth

Who Should Attend:

  • Anyone looking to improve their project management skills


  • Participants should complete the Intermediate Project Management workshop prior to this course or have equivalent knowledge

Course Duration: 8 hours

CEUs: .75

Course Information



This course does not have any sections.