PMP201 - Planning and Controlling the Baselines

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Subject Title
Planning and Controlling the Baselines

Subject Description
This subject integrates project management theory with hands-on practice, designed to advance the participant's knowledge and experience in planning, creating and controlling the project scope, schedule, and budget baselines, using project management software.

Credit Status
One Credit.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Develop the project Scope Baseline, comprising a comprehensive Scope Statement and a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) based on the requirements, objectives, needs and expectations of stakeholders.

2. Develop the project Time Baseline, by deploying project scheduling concepts, best practices, tools and techniques to identify, estimate, plan project activities, assign human and non-human resources, and schedule the project activities necessary for the successful achievement of its objectives.

3. Develop the project Cost Baseline, by deploying project cost estimation methods, best practices, tools and techniques to identify, quantify, plan, estimate and assign human plus non-human resources and create the project budget, required for the successful achievement of its objectives.

4. Monitor and control project progress, by evaluating project performance with Earned Value Analysis to ensure a successful accomplishment of project objectives.

5. Use project management software and other computer tools, as applicable to plan optimize, refine and control the project baselines, create status and progress reports and prepare forecasts of future performance outcomes.

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