Scheduling & Planning Training

Available Australia Wide: Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Canberra, Sydney, Parramatta, Geelong, Gold Coast and more.

Does your workplace require Scheduling and Planning Training? This session is designed to help teams develop systems to schedule and plan effectively. If your workplace or team require systems and tools to assist them in correctly and effectively plan or schedule, this session has a large range of skills to assist. Our workbooks can be customised to suit your needs and our trainers are able to provide real workplace examples and assistance to help with current projects or planning issues. Customised for groups and workshops in Melbourne, Canberra, Parramatta, Perth, Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Darwin.

We provide both the knowledge and the skills in this training session to assist teams to become better at Scheduling and planning. This session will help managers, supervisors, teams and other staff build a Scheduling program to plan and effective place jobs from importance to urgency. By improving your team skill in this area, you are able to become more effective and gain results easier than before. If you have a team that requires this type of training we can also customise the session to suit your needs. Would you like to have your team work on a specific project within the training? Our trainer is able to assist with the information and apply the skills to actual projects so that your team can learn and benefit from the training straight away.

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Effective Planning and Scheduling

Participants should complete the Intermediate Project Management workshop before this program, or have equivalent knowledge. This class presumes that participants:

  • Can specify projects and project management
  • Understand a project’s life cycle
  • Are knowledgeable about the fundamentals of project planning and scheduling
  • Understand how to complete a Record of Work or a job charter

This course can teach participants how to:

  • Define and create a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Identify and comprehend task relationships
  • Estimate task durations and decide project duration
  • Build a network diagram
  • Calculate the critical path of a project
  • Utilize the Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT) to make estimates
  • Plan for risks
  • Create a communication strategy
  • Effectively allocate project resources
  • Update and monitor the job schedule

Course Overview

We start by discussing what’s going to occur during the workshop. Students will also have a chance to identify their personal learning goals.

Projects and Schedules

To start, Participants will review what a job is and why schedules are so significant.

The Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

This session will teach Participants what a Work Breakdown Structure is, what its function is, what formats and numbering may be utilized, and the procedure to create one. Participants will then make their own WBS for taking a camping trip.

Estimating Activity Durations

Next, Participants will receive suggestions on the best way best to estimate the distance of each task and the project.

Camping Case Study

In This session, Participants will do job estimations for their camping trip endeavor.

Identifying Task Dependencies

In This session, Participants will learn key definitions and the four kinds of dependencies. Participants will also complete two exercises to give them a hands-on exercise.

Aligning Resources with Activities

Next, Participants will learn about tools, Resource Breakdown Structures, resource scheduling, and resource leveling. Participants will then complete a case study.

Project Planning

To begin the next day, participants will learn how to create network diagrams, utilize the Critical Path Method and the Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT), and create Gantt charts. Participants will undergo the complete Critical Path Method to create a network diagram with earliest and latest start and finish times and slack.

Scheduling Software

In This session, participants will explore the benefits and pitfalls of using project management software.

Uncertainty and Risk Management

Whether We choose to tackle it or not, there’s some kind of danger in each project we undertake. This session will give participants a few techniques to control risk.

Communication Strategies

This session will explore the four important elements of any communication and give participants a framework for communication with different project team members. Participants will also complete a communication program.

Creating a Viable Schedule

Each Of the last topics will come together in this section to make a workable schedule. Participants will also brainstorm answers for common scheduling issues.

Updating And Tracking the Schedule

To close the program, participants will obtain some tips on program management.

Course Wrap-Up

At The end of the program, students will have a chance to ask questions and complete an action plan.

Additional Modules and Sample Sections

How to Schedule jobs effectively

We teach the “How to” in this section. Learning how to schedule jobs will assist increase results and improve the time frame required to do this task.

Planning and organizing projects or appointments

This section is more in depth and discusses the different formats and systems to plan and organize projects. We give participants a set of systems and also provide a live example and activity for the team to try out the new tools.

Action Vs Planning

Time spent on action may help get things done, however without planning you may run into areas or issues. Learn why action and planning go hand in hand together and how some of us are more likely to act without a plan and how that can actually take more time to complete the task than doing a little preparation or planning beforehand.

Uncertainty and Risk Management

Set up contingency plans for critical path items, unanticipated events, and risk. Responding to risk, monitoring and controlling.

How to introduce a scheduling system that works

Introducing any system can be difficult. Our trainers provide expertise and advice here on how to introduce a scheduling system effectively.

Human error and relationship problem solving

How the human element can change your plans and schedules. Being prepared and ready to avert crisis and relationship problems within the process.

Communication Skills to effectively communicate

Be able to communicate effectively to ensure successful scheduling and planning stages.

Customised Training Session For Teams (Included No Charge)

Adjustments constantly have to be made in our work life and our personal life in order to stay balanced and to get the best results from both. Our training course materials are no different. These adjustments primarily stem from our company providing such adjustments to our clients when they aren’t completely happy with what they get from the standard training courses. Whatever the adjustments are, Paramount will make them at no cost as we provide the customisation service for free.

In-House Customised training benefits:

  • Flexible length – You choose the length of the session
  • Highly Effective Team/Industry Specific
  • Certificate of Completion (Professional Grade)
  • Create a Team Building environment
  • Cost effective – Group rate discount
  • Printed courseware (No need to download or use an App to read)

Creating Content (Contact us for Quotation)

With the many different training course topics in our library, we at Paramount are still aware that we are missing many different subjects for our clients’ use and that we need a way to generate new topics for courses to offer. Generating new course topics to cover our gaps is made into a service we can give to our clients with our company. This is reliant on clients noticing such a gap, and then requesting the topic to be made into a course. The course and its materials will then be put together as soon as our team is able, textbooks, educational games and all. Contact us for any content needs or to have our team build you courseware just for you.

Instructor Led Online

Download Certificate of Completion $495 inc GST
Printed and Posted Certificate of Completion $515 inc GST

We provide this course as an online assisted course. You provide the date and time, we provide the trainer and material. Great for regional business or employees that are at multiple premises. The benefits of booking an online assisted or instructed led training session is you don’t have to wait for a specific date or course to come up. We book in a time available to you. Same course as a workshop but just for you and online instead.

Public Workshop at a Venue

Details:

  • Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Small Number of participants per workshop, average 5 people, max 12
  • Lunch and refreshments are included

Details:

  • Pay on Invoice or by Credit Card
  • Professional Grade Certificate of Completion Provided
  • Comprehensive courseware and materials

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Sydney
Level 1, 111 Harrington Street Sydney NSW 2000
Sept 21
1 day course
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Mar 26
1 day course
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Perth
Level1 Cloisters, 863 Hay Street Perth WA 600
Sept 21
1 day course
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Dec 24
1 day course
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Mar 26
1 day course
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Brisbane
24/215 Adelaide Street, Brisbane QLD 4000
Sept 21
1 day course
$495.00
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Dec 24
1 day course
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Mar 26
1 day course
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Melbourne
123 Queen Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Sept 21
1 day course
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Dec 24
1 day course
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Mar 26
1 day course
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Adelaide
19 Young Street Adelaide SA 5000
Sept 21
1 day course
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Dec 24
1 day course
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Mar 26
1 day course
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Canberra
4 National Circuit Canberra ACT 2600
Sept 21
1 day course
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Dec 24
1 day course
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Mar 26
1 day course
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