Duration: 2 MONTHS

Course Syllabus

Course Title: Primavera (Skill Development)

Duration: 2 Months (Part-Time)

Course Objectives:

  • Introduce students to project management principles and practices.
  • Familiarize students with the Primavera software and its application in project management.
  • Provide hands-on experience in creating, structuring, and managing projects using Primavera.
  • Prepare students for self-employment opportunities and career growth in project management.

Course Overview: This 2-month part-time course is designed to equip Indian students with the essential skills and knowledge required for effective project management using Primavera. The curriculum covers various aspects of project management, including project structuring, resource management, cost management, risk management, and project monitoring and control. The course emphasizes hands-on practice to ensure students can apply Primavera for real-world projects.

Course Teaching Methodology:

  • Lectures: Theoretical instruction on project management concepts.
  • Hands-On Practice: Practical exercises and project creation using Primavera.
  • Case Studies: Analyzing real-world project management scenarios.
  • Group Discussions: Encouraging peer learning and problem-solving.
  • Assessments: Periodic evaluations to gauge understanding.

Importance for Learner in Career Growth and Self-Employment:

  • Project management is a highly sought-after skill in various industries, offering significant career growth opportunities.
  • Proficiency in Primavera enhances job prospects and can lead to self-employment as a project management consultant or contractor.

Course Contents:

Module 1: Introduction to Project Management

  • Understanding project management principles.
  • Project planning and execution.
  • Role of project management software.

Module 2: Primavera Overview

  • Introduction to Primavera software.
  • Key features and capabilities.
  • Installing and configuring Primavera.

Module 3: Structuring the Project

  • Enterprise Project Structure (EPS).
  • Organizational Breakdown Structure (OBS).
  • User administration and access control.

Module 4: Creating a Project

  • Setting up Work Breakdown Structure (WBS).
  • Codes, notebooks, and calendars.
  • Global, resource, and project calendars.

Module 5: Project Time Management

  • Defining and creating project activities.
  • Activity types, duration types, and percentage completion types.
  • Applying activity relationships (logical connections).

Module 6: Project Resource Management

  • Resource types and units.
  • Creating and assigning resources to activities.
  • Managing resource utilization.

Module 7: Project Cost Management

  • Funding sources and budgeting.
  • Estimating budgeted and actual costs for activities.
  • Preparing project budgets and cash flow.

Module 8: Project Risk Management

  • Identifying project risks.
  • Categorizing and analyzing risk impact.
  • Risk control planning.

Module 9: Project Monitoring & Control

  • Setting up and assigning baselines.
  • Updating project progress.
  • Look-ahead schedule and delay impact analysis.
  • Earned value analysis.

Module 10: Reporting and Other Features

  • Manual reporting and project progress tracking.
  • Project cost reporting.
  • Client reporting.
  • Project portfolio management.
  • Managing multiple projects.
  • User-defined fields and layouts.

Upon completing this Primavera Project Management course, students will possess the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in project management roles and explore self-employment opportunities as project management consultants.

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