Ch 2: Project Scheduling & Management Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Project Scheduling and Management chapter of this Quantitative Analysis Syllabus Resource and Lesson Plans course is designed to help you plan and teach the components of the scheduling and management of projects in your classroom. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Project Scheduling and Management chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday Project planning and project team Project planning process and steps, discussion of terms such as scheduling, scoping, estimation and risk analysis; objective and organization of a project team
Tuesday PERT analysis, Henry Gantt Description of and use of PERT analysis; the contribution of Henry Gantt's bar graphs and chart used in the management field
Wednesday Time estimates, critical path methods Explanation of optimistic, probable and pessimistic time project estimation; definition and examples of the critical path method
Thursday Project crashing analysis; time-cost trade-off analysis; project costs Overview and definition of terms; summary of the project network crashing process, project schedule, time cost trade off problem, PERT-cost scheduling, cost control and the comparison between probabilistic and determinist time
Friday Project management costs and issues Direct vs. indirect costs; global, cultural and diversity issues associated with project management

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