- Match processes in the Project Schedule Management knowledge area to their respective Process Groups
- Recognize the role of each of the tools and techniques that are used to create the schedule management plan
- Identify components of the schedule management plan
- Recognize the inputs to the Define Activities process
- Identify the tools and techniques of the Define Activities process
- Choose the appropriate technique to define activities for a given project
- Recognize the roles that the activity list and activity attributes play in project management
- Recognize the roles that the milestone list plays in managing a project
- Identify the purpose of sequencing project activities
- Match the inputs to the Sequence Activities process to the types of information they supply when creating a project schedule network diagram
- Recognize the nature of dependencies between project activities
- Match types of precedence relationships with their descriptions
- Demonstrate your understanding of the Plan Schedule Management, Define Activities, and Sequence Activities project management processes
- No special requirements or prerequisites are needed to take this course, but some extra reading about projects, project management, project life cycle, organizational project management, project scope, project schedule, project costs, project quality, project human resources and project communications will help.
- Part of the Project Management Professional Certification Course (PMI-PMP)
The Define and Sequence Activities (PMI – PMP) is course 9 of 28 of the Project Management Professional Certification Program (PMI-PMP). The course is aligned with the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK6) developed by the Project Management Institute (PMI).
It’s time to talk schedule. After all, what project can run without a proper schedule, right? This course covers two key activities that you need to do when creating a schedule.
The first is to identify the activities that will need to take place during the project. And the second is putting all those activities into a logical sequence that helps you create a schedule network diagram, which is the foundation of your schedule.
1. Project Schedule Management Processes
2. The Plan Schedule Management Process
3. The Schedule Management Plan
4. Inputs to Define Activities
5. Tools and Techniques to Define Activities
6. Defining Activities for Small and Large Projects
7. The Activity List and Activity Attributes
8. The Milestone List
9. The Sequence Activities Process
10. Inputs to Sequence Activities
11. Types of Dependencies
12. The Precedence Diagramming Method
13. Exercise: Plan, Define, and Sequence Activities
That’s it! Now go ahead and push that “Take this course” button, and see you on the inside!
- Leaders, managers, entrepreneurs, professionals and project workers with or without formal project management training will improve project management skills and knowledge and will be ready to stand for formal certification.