Introduction to Project Management Basics in Industrial Engineering
Free online course on the principles, tools as well as the various techniques associated with project management.Publisher: NPTEL
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This free online course in Introduction to Project Management Basics will begin by introducing you to the concept of a project, project management, and network modelling. You will learn about the techniques of project management, network modelling, the advantages of network modelling, the applications of network modelling, as well as the various terms and parameters for network modelling.
This course will then introduce you to the Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT) and the Critical Path Method (CPM) of network modelling. You will learn how to take care of the probability aspect related with the time values for completing a particular activity, how to develop a network, how to calculate the latest start time, latest finish time, earliest start time, earliest finish time, how to calculate a project duration, and how to identify the critical path of a project.
This course will further introduce you to the concept of forecasting, the different methodologies that can be used to forecast demand, and the characteristics of forecasting. You will specifically learn about the qualitative methods of forecasting which include the simple average method, exponential smoothing method, weighted moving average, naive method, the forecasting method that considers seasonality, and the casual method.Start Course Now
Project Management and Network Modelling
Project Management and Network Modelling - Learning Outcomes
Project Management & Network Modelling: Introduction
Network Modelling: PERT
Network Analysis: PERT I
Network Analysis: PERT II
Network Analysis: Crashing Network and CPM
Network Analysis: Critical Path Method
Project Management and Network Modelling - Lesson Summary
Forecasting - Learning Outcomes
Quantitative Forecasting Method
Simple Average Forecasting Method
Exponential Smoothing Forecasting Method
Forecasting: Considering Seasonality Factors
Casual Forecasting Method
Forecasting - Lesson Summary
Having completed this course, you should be able to:
- Define the concept of project and project management.
- Discuss the concept of network modelling.
- Explain network crashing.
- Analyze the Program Evaluation and Review Technique of network modelling.
- Discuss the critical path method of network modelling.
- Explain how to develop a network.
- Explain the concept of forecasting.
- Identify the characteristics of forecasting.
- Discuss the different qualitative methods of forecasting.
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