within the last month our class succeeded in several classes such as Monitoring and Control with Earned Value, Project Procurement and Managin Multiple Projects.
In the Earned Value class we learned how to analyse the current success of a project by the measures of cost and time. I think it’s a very easy tool to see the current status of the project and to realize early if it falls behind schedule or goes over budget. Continue reading
yesterday was the international day of project management (first thursday in every november) and our instructor gave us an interesting link to the virtual conference which has available videos and more information on the topic until 21st of November. I highly recommend to register for it at the top of the page (it’s free) and have at least a look at the intro which they made very interesting in form of a virtual conference hall. Have a look at International Institute for Learning Continue reading
one week ago we finished the Cost Management class and I developed a basic calculator for the Hybrid vs. non-Hybrid vs. Tesla S car comparison concerning ongoing and initial costs. Well with the estimation we had to implement the net present value of the Tesla was almost the same as the Hybrid and I of course recommended buying the Tesla S model…if you are interested in the simple calculator version let me know and I will send you the Excel data. Continue reading
last week I told you about our leadership presentation. Our team did a great job and we were elected by our peers to be the best and most creative presentation in class and everyone won a ten dollar voucher of amazon. Great additional rewarding by our instructor. Nevertheless the other presentations were also very interesting and creative and presented Richard Branson, Papa Smurf and Mother India from a leadership perspective.
Since thursday we are in the project cost management class Continue reading
the first course of my Project Management (PM) class comes to an end. My classmates and I were introduced to the foundations of PM by using the most used of the global standards (PMBOK – Project Management Body of Knowledge). It’s created by the Project Management Institute (PMI) and the guide is provided in several languages such as English, Spanish, Chinese, German and several others. Continue reading