Course curriculum

  • 1

    1 Projects and Deliverables

    • 1.1 Introduction

    • 1.2 Projects, Stakeholders, and Life Cycles

    • 1.3 Process Groups

    • 1.4 Knowledge Areas

    • 1.5 Gavina Island Bridge

    • 1.6 Doosan Heavy Industries

    • 1.7 Airbus

    • 1.8 Summary

    • Quiz 1

  • 2

    2 Which Projects?

    • 2.1 Projects That Compete

    • 2.2 Scanning

    • 2.3 Corning Glass

    • 2.4 Oakland A's

    • 2.5 Cooper Mini

    • 2.6 Summary

    • Quiz 2

  • 3

    3 Project Life-Cycle Decisions

    • 3.1 Project Initiation

    • 3.2 Project Planning to Closing

    • 3.3 Summary

    • Quiz 3

  • 4

    4 Project Initiation

    • 4.1 Project Initiation

    • 4.2 Zara

    • 4.3 Summary

    • Quiz 4

  • 5

    5 Project Charter

    • 5.1 Laying the Foundation for a Successful Project

    • 5.2 Realistic Schedules

    • 5.3 Budgets and Resources

    • 5.4 Quality and Risk

    • 5.5 Project Charter Document

    • 5.6 Summary

    • Quiz 5

  • 6

    6 Work Breakdown Structure

    • 6.1 Decomposition and Work Breakdown Structure

    • 6.2 Defining a Task

    • 6.3 Displaying the WBS

    • 6.4 Assuring a Useful WBS

    • 6.5 Diageo

    • 6.6 Summary

    • Quiz 6

  • 7

    7 Scheduling

    • 7.1 Tasks and Activities

    • 7.2 Basic Guidelines

    • 7.3 Building a Network

    • 7.4 Slack and Critical Paths

    • 7.5 Another Example

    • 7.6 Gantt Charts

    • 7.7 Facebook

    • 7.8 Summary

    • Quiz 7

  • 8

    8 Project Risk

    • 8.1 Risk Management Process

    • 8.2 Risk Assessment

    • 8.3 Risk Mitigation

    • 8.4 Risk Monitoring and Control

    • 8.5 Risk Response

    • 8.6 Risk Management Plan

    • 8.7 BP Oil

    • 8.8 Denver Baggage Handling

    • 8.9 Summary

    • Quiz 8

  • 9

    9 Monitoring

    • 9.1 Monitoring Project Progress

    • 9.2 Tesco

    • 9.3 Cleopatra

    • 9.4 Summary

    • Quiz 9

  • 10

    10 Controlling Project Progress

    • 10.1 Earned Value Method

    • 10.2 Actual Cost and Estimated Value

    • 10.3 Schedule Variance

    • 10.4 Terminating a Project

    • 10.5 Merck Pharmaceuticals

    • 10.6 Biogen Idec

    • 10.7 Mount Everest

    • 10.8 Summary

    • Quiz 10

  • 11

    11 Project Governance

    • 11.1 Project Organizational Structure

    • 11.2 Project Support

    • 11.3 Groupo Nacional Provincial

    • 11.4 Summary

    • Quiz 11

  • 12

    12 Project Approaches

    • 12.1 Predictive and Adaptive Approaches

    • 12.2 Traditional Approach

    • 12.3 Agile Approach

    • 12.4 Extreme Approach

    • 12.5 Fidelity Investments

    • 12.6 Summary

    • Quiz 12