Obiettivi e contenuti del corso
The course aims at developing the knowledge necessary to apply the basic Project Management techniques and tools to a complex project. The course deals with the general aspects of project planning and control and such techniques and tools are applied to typical engineering & contracting projects. The course will enable the student to take part effectively in a project team during the development of an industrial project.
Descrizione degli argomenti trattati
Project and Project Management: Repetitive and non repetitive processes. Project: features, types, success factors, performance indicators, stakeholders. Project life cycle. Operational, managerial and organizational processes. Project, program and portfolio management. International Standards. Project Management Body of Knowledge. Project Management System.
Engineering & Contracting: Marketing, Competitive bidding, Contract and contract management. Engineering & contracting industry. Industrial projects: typical processes: basic engineering, detailed engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning and testing. Interdependeces between operational processes.
Project start up: Aggregate and detailed planning. Project organization.
Scope planning and control: Work Breakdown Structure. Rules and logics for building the project WBS. Work package. Standardization of WP. Scope control.
Time management: Network analysis, early and late schedule, total float. Activity duration and resource allocation. Resource scheduling. Uncertainty management. PERT approach .Critical chain approach. Schedule control.
Progress management: physical and economical progress. S curves.
Cost management: cost classification, cost estimating, cost baseline, cost control. Project cash flow.
Earned Value Management: integrated control of project time and cost. Project performance. Estimate to complete. Final performance of the project.
Project risk analysis and management: identification of threats and opportunities, classification, assessment and identification and implementation of response actions. Quantitative analysis of project risks. Simulation. Project robustness and flexibility.
Knowledge management: knowledge sources, knowledge elicitation, knowledge integration.
Stakeholder management: identification, classification and management.