Project Management for Engineers & Technicians

  • Schedule : Online
  • Who is this for: Engineers , Technicians

Duration: 5-8 Hours
Schedule: Online
Level: Beginner
Rs: 0

Course Overview


  •  To understand topics such as creating quality project plans, effective work breakdown structures, and computerized PERT and Gantt charts.
  • You will also learn to define appropriate cost reporting mechanisms for your projects, analyze and manage the associated risks, use appropriate software to leverage your time and expertise, and deal with projects that have a significant degree of inherent uncertainty or a strong emphasis on timely completion.

  • Introduction
  • Fundamentals
  • Time Management
  • Cost Management
  • Earned value analysis & management
  • The project manager
  • Quality Management
  • Risk Management
  • Contractual Issues
  • Evaluation of Financing options for a project
  • Time value of money & related concepts

Topics covered are

  • Project definitions

  • Project life cycles

  • Professional Bodies of Knowledge

  • Project organizations

  • Project success criteria

  • Critical success factors

  • Work breakdown structures

  • Assignment on Developing a Work Breakdown Structure

  • Precedence method

  • Gantt charts

  • Resource levelling

  • Progress monitoring and control

  • Software Selection

  • Assignment on Generating PERT and Gantt charts

  • Estimating methods

  • Forecast final cost

  • Budgeting

  • Financial control

  • Change control

  • Assignment onTracking cost variations

  • Definitions

  • Examples and case studies

  • Assignment on Calculating EVA parameters

  • Management/leadership theories

  • Cultural influences

  • Authority and power of the project manager

  • Project management functions

  • Project manager selection

  • Quality management fundamentals

  • Supply chain relationships

  • Quality assurance systems

  • ISO 9000:2005 quality system guidelines

  • Assignment on  Quality structures and processes

  • Risk management

  • Risk identification

  • Risk analysis

  • Risk treatment

  • Assignment on Risk analysis for given project

  • Attributes of contracts

  • Procurement strategies

  • Tendering

  • Extensions and termination of contracts

  • Remedies for breach

  • Assignment on Questions on selected legal case studies

  • Time lines of Money

  • Compounding

  • Discounting

  • Future Value of Money

  • Present Values of Multiple Cash Flows

  • Net Present Value (NPV) of Multiple Cash Flows

  • Internal Rate of Return (IRR)

  • Assignment on Establishing Internal Rate of Return