INTRODUCTION TO CRITICAL PATH ANALYSIS (CPA)

Course Overview

This course provides participants with the skills and knowledge to competently apply the principles of Critical Path Analysis in the context of Shutdown, Maintenance and Project scheduling. Participants will use exercises to manipulate activities to achieve.

Duration

1 Day

Location

Students have the option to choose between Blended Training (Partly delivered online) or Complete Face-to-Face Training delivered at one of Competency Training’s national training centres, or at a client’s facility.

Price

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Dates

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Prerequisites

Recommended but not a prerequisite:

  • Maintenance Planning & Scheduling Fundamentals.

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This course provides participants with the skills and knowledge to competently apply the principles of Critical Path Analysis in the context of Shutdown, Maintenance and Project scheduling. Participants will use exercises to manipulate activities to achieve.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Managers, Maintenance Planners, Supervisors, Team Leaders and Production Personnel who develop and implement the maintenance plan and/or manage the work management and control processes.

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CRITICAL PATH
Definitions
Principles
GANTT CHARTS
Application in Project Scheduling
Strengths and limitations
CRITICAL PATH METHODS
CPM
PERT - Activity on Line method
PERT - Activity on Node method
TIME ANALYSIS
Determining project duration
Estimating activity time
Assessing duration risk
Estimating activity variance and standard deviation
PROJECT CRASHING
Compressing project durations
Cost-benefit analysis

This course can be delivered at a client’s site, and practical activities can be customised to reflect the client’s own situation and requirements.

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