Project Management: Delivering Scope on Time and within Budget (The Triple Constraints)

Course Description

Balancing the triple constraint of scope, schedule and cost often becomes the key to success in our projects. This course prepares you to face these competing forces by applying the knowledge and tools needed to manage scope expectations within realistic project schedules and budgets. Learn to proactively identify and deal with schedule and cost variances to ensure successful project delivery. Gain the skills to effectively integrate quality processes into your project management practices. Use quality tools and build quality into project plans and the end product. Learn the specifics processes of scope, schedule, cost and quality management knowledge areas as defined by the Project Management Institute in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (Fifth Edition), the industry standard.

Course ID: COMP 6330P
Course Format: Classroom

Important Course Information

Are you approved for VA Education Benefits?  The certificate program associated with this course, if offered in classrom format and on the Atlanta campus, is approved for VA Education Benefits. Details and eligible programs can be viewed from this link.

Available Classroom Sections

Start Date End Date Registration Deadline Format Location Cost CRN
Section Details Sep 25, 2017 Sep 27, 2017 Sep 25, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,899 17168
Section Details Oct 11, 2017 Oct 13, 2017 Oct 11, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,899 17169
Section Details Feb 12, 2018 Feb 14, 2018 Feb 12, 2018 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,899 18190
Section Details Apr 16, 2018 Apr 18, 2018 Apr 16, 2018 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,899 18191
Section Details Jun 4, 2018 Jun 6, 2018 Jun 4, 2018 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,899 18192
Section Details Sep 24, 2018 Sep 26, 2018 Sep 24, 2018 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,899 18193
Section Details Oct 10, 2018 Oct 12, 2018 Oct 10, 2018 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,899 18194
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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
14333 Sep 10, 2014 Sep 12, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,725
15280 Mar 2, 2015 Mar 4, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,899
15485 Apr 15, 2015 Apr 17, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,899
15636 Jul 27, 2015 Jul 29, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,899
15287 Sep 9, 2015 Sep 11, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,899
15531 Oct 20, 2015 Oct 22, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,899
16397 Feb 22, 2016 Feb 24, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,899
16400 Mar 28, 2016 Mar 30, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,899
16403 Jun 8, 2016 Jun 10, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,899
16407 Sep 27, 2016 Sep 29, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,899

Special Discounts

Are you planning on earning a Georgia Tech Project Management Certificate? If so, you can register for all five courses at once and save 15%. Simply register for the following five certificate courses at once and get a 15% discount:

  • COMP 6300P - Project Management Introduction: Fundamentals of Successful Projects
  • COMP 6310P - Project Management: Managing Risk and Procurements
  • COMP 6320P - Project Management: Communicating Within Teams
  • COMP 6330P - Project Management: Delivering the Triple Constraints
  • COMP 6340P - Project Management: Case Study Workshop

You will need a coupon code to use when you register in order to receive your discount. To prequalify and obtain your code, please click here.

Prerequisites

Required

Recommended

Who Should Attend

Project managers who must be able to complete projects on time and on budget without sacrificing project quality, professionals preparing to transition into a new career in project management, professionals without formal training who charged with managing large, complex projects or smaller, more tactical projects, seasoned project managers interested in refreshing their skills while earning PMI-approved PDUs, business analysts working with project managers and project teams in challenging environments, technical team leaders, managers

How You Will Benefit

  • Address the challenges of balancing scope expectations with schedule and budget allocations.

  • Apply tools and techniques for establishing more realistic cost and schedule estimates.

  • Manage and control expectations of project scope objectives.

  • Build, analyze and optimize a project schedule.

  • Apply tools for effective time and cost management.

  • Describe and apply tools and techniques for identifying, acquiring and managing project resources.

  • Implement quality management processes in projects.

  • Identify and implement quality standards.

  • Plan for project quality and build quality into systems.

  • Use quality tools for improving project results.

  • Use earned value analysis, or EVA, to evaluate project status.

  • Predict future project performance based on historical data.

  • Identify the characteristics of troubled projects and strategies for corrective action.

  • Bring successful conclusion to projects on time, in scope and within budget.

Content

  • Introduction to scope, schedule and cost management

  • Scope planning

  • Quality planning

  • Schedule planning: Estimating durations

  • Building an effective schedule

  • Cost estimating and budgeting

  • Controlling scope, schedule and cost

  • Quality control

  • Quality assurance

  • Troubled projects

Materials

Provided

  • Copies of the lecture slides and notes, exercises and tools

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Jim Consuegra