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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.

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Free Course
This free online course on the Introduction to Project Management Basics will equip you with the requisite knowledge on how to effectively handle a project within a given time and according to budget. Learn about the concept of forecasting, different methodologies that can be used to forecast demand, the characteristics of forecasting, and how it helps in managing a project. Begin this course today and improve your project management skills.
  • Duration

    5-6 Hours
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Mobile Friendly

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL
  • Accreditation

    CPD

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

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.

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