Project Execution, Monitoring and Controlling

Precise execution of a project is critical to success. In this course, develop skills to perform tasks for the work-driven phase of a project.

course image

Course details

ceus icon CEUs 1.2

schedule icon Schedule Evenings

location icon Location Online, North Campus

cost icon Cost

Registration details

Project Execution, Monitoring and Controlling

Precise execution of a project is critical to success. In this course, develop skills to perform tasks for the work-driven phase of a project.

What you’ll be able to do — competencies

  • Compare actual versus estimated progress to determine project performance 
  • Modify a project schedule to address performance concerns 
  • Utilize a change management process to control the project effectively 
  • Use quality processes to measure and control project performance 
  • Execute the communication plan to share appropriate project information with all stakeholders 
  • Use logs to track project performance 

Course description

expand drawer icon collaspe drawer icon

Precise execution of a project is critical to success. In this course, develop skills to perform tasks for the work-driven phase of a project. Use tools to evaluate the progress of a project, identify preventative actions to avoid issues, apply corrective action where needed, and document project performance. Obtain practice in implementing project management processes (change control, quality and communications) to ensure that a project is on track to a successful outcome. 

Prerequisites

expand drawer icon collaspe drawer icon
  • Principles of Project Management, and Project Planning and Scheduling, or equivalent knowledge  

Syllabus

expand drawer icon collaspe drawer icon

Session 1   

  • Introduction 
  • Determine earned value, concepts and calculations. 
  • Planned Value verses Actual Cost 
  • Forecasting 
  • Variances 
  • Reporting 
  • Skill check 

Session 1 Assignments 

  • The following assignments are to provide additional resources to you of concepts and topics discussed during Session 1. These may be read after the first session. 
  • Read/Review: 
  • Fast Forward MBA in Project Management – Fifth Edition, Chapter 16, Ch. 9 pages 194 – 202 
  • PMBOK®Guide – Sixth Edition, Sections 6.5, 6.6, 7.4 

Session 2  

  • Performance concerns 
  • Preventative actions 
  • Schedule compression 
  • Utilizing Float and Slack 
  • Skill check 1 
  • Utilizing a change management process 

Session 2 Assignments 

  • Following assignments are due next session 
  • Read/Review: 
  • Fast Forward MBA in Project Management – Fifth Edition, Chapter 16, Ch. 9 pages 194 – 214, Chapter 15 
  • PMBOK®Guide – Sixth Edition, Sections 4.6.3, 6.5, 6.6, 7.4 

Session 3  

  • Change log 
  • Problem areas 
  • Change process 
  • Skill check 
  • Quality process 
  • Corrective actions 
  • Validate quality control process 

Session 3 Assignments 

Following assignments due next session: 

  • Team Activity – 
  • Read/Review in: 
  • Fast Forward MBA in Project Management – Fifth Edition, Chapter 14 
  • PMBOK®Guide – Sixth Edition, Sections 9.3, 9.6 and page 361 

Session 4  

  • Execute quality assurance process 
  • Skill check 
  • Status reports 
  • Communication 
  • Skill check 

Session 4 Assignments 

Following assignments due next session: 

  • Team Activity – 
  • Read/Review in: 
  • Fast Forward MBA in Project Management – Fifth Edition, pages 338 – 342 
  • PMBOK®Guide – Sixth Edition, Sections 9.3, 9.6 and pages 96, 361 and 417 

Session 5  

  • Risk log and Register 
  • Issues log 
  • Action item log 
  • Overdue tasks 
  • Skill check 
  • Termination and closeout 

Next available start dates

Online — Evenings

Registration open expand drawer icon collaspe drawer icon
Project Execution, Monitoring and Controlling
hours icon

Total classroom hours

12 hours

schedule icon

Schedule

Online

Evenings, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, 4 T Th - 8/4/2020 - 8/13/2020

cost icon

Total cost

$310

instructor icon

Instructor: Matthew Versdahl

notes icon

Notes

A NetID account is needed to access the course materials via Canvas, the online learning management system.

Online — Evenings

Registration open expand drawer icon collaspe drawer icon
Project Execution, Monitoring and Controlling
hours icon

Total classroom hours

12 hours

schedule icon

Schedule

Online

Evenings, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, 4 T Th - 11/12/2020 - 11/24/2020

cost icon

Total cost

$310

instructor icon

Instructor: Matthew Versdahl

notes icon

Notes

A NetID account is needed to access the course materials via Canvas, the online learning management system.

Interested in custom learning solutions for your team?

Tombolo Institute Corporate Solutions offers tailor-made professional development programs to meet your organization’s goals.

Get started