WebnLearn: From the Experts ...Let's do a Schedule Health Assessment
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (EST)
Description: Schedule Health Assessment
A schedule health assessment assures schedule models accurately represent the scope of work in a logically connected manner. A healthy schedule is logically sound, contains proper status, is not overly constrained, and is planned to an appropriate level of detail. Jim will demonstrate some tips, traps, and tricks to make sure your schedule model is useful for analysis and forecasting using over 40 different checks used by many auditors. Jim will show a few Microsoft Project settings that routinely cause trouble and why you should change temporary. Jim's insight will help you create schedule models that are truly driven by program events. A healthy and fit schedule reduces schedule risk and increases schedulers credibility to the PMO.
Speaker: Jim Aksel, PMP, PMI-SP
Jim Aksel, PMP, PMI-SP is a Program Management consultant. He makes his home in Southern California and is employed as a Principal Consultant for AzTech International, LLC. He brings over 20 years of Project Management experience from programs such as the B-2 Bomber, setting up a Program Management Office at Toshiba, and as a Project Engineer on complex hardware/software development projects in commercial aerospace.
Now a consultant, he assists leadership teams to accurately manage their programs through sound schedule and financial data in compliance with published standards by the government and industry associations.
Jim has a bachelor's degree in Engineering, with an MA in Management, and a MS in Computer Science.
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