Define and Sequence Activities (PMI - PMP)
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Define and Sequence Activities (PMI - PMP)

Project Management Professional Certification Program (PMI-PMP)
4.1 (16 ratings)
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Created by Sorin Dumitrascu
Last updated 5/2020
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This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 12 articles
  • 38 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Match processes in the Project Schedule Management knowledge area to their respective Process Groups
  • Recognize the role of each of the tools and techniques that are used to create the schedule management plan
  • Identify components of the schedule management plan
  • Recognize the inputs to the Define Activities process
  • Identify the tools and techniques of the Define Activities process
  • Choose the appropriate technique to define activities for a given project
  • Recognize the roles that the activity list and activity attributes play in project management
  • Recognize the roles that the milestone list plays in managing a project
  • Identify the purpose of sequencing project activities
  • Match the inputs to the Sequence Activities process to the types of information they supply when creating a project schedule network diagram
  • Recognize the nature of dependencies between project activities
  • Match types of precedence relationships with their descriptions
  • Demonstrate your understanding of the Plan Schedule Management, Define Activities, and Sequence Activities project management processes
Requirements
  • No special requirements or prerequisites are needed to take this course, but some extra reading about projects, project management, project life cycle, organizational project management, project scope, project schedule, project costs, project quality, project human resources and project communications will help.
  • Part of the Project Management Professional Certification Course (PMI-PMP)
Description

The Define and Sequence Activities (PMI - PMP) is course 9 of 28 of the Project Management Professional Certification Program (PMI-PMP). The course is aligned with the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK6) developed by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

It's time to talk schedule. After all, what project can run without a proper schedule, right? This course covers two key activities that you need to do when creating a schedule.

The first is to identify the activities that will need to take place during the project. And the second is putting all those activities into a logical sequence that helps you create a schedule network diagram, which is the foundation of your schedule.

1. Project Schedule Management Processes
2. The Plan Schedule Management Process
3. The Schedule Management Plan
4. Inputs to Define Activities
5. Tools and Techniques to Define Activities
6. Defining Activities for Small and Large Projects
7. The Activity List and Activity Attributes
8. The Milestone List
9. The Sequence Activities Process
10. Inputs to Sequence Activities
11. Types of Dependencies
12. The Precedence Diagramming Method
13. Exercise: Plan, Define, and Sequence Activities

That’s it! Now go ahead and push that “Take this course” button, and see you on the inside!

Who this course is for:
  • Leaders, managers, entrepreneurs, professionals and project workers with or without formal project management training will improve project management skills and knowledge and will be ready to stand for formal certification.
Course content
Expand 31 lectures 02:06:57
+ Define and Sequence Activities
31 lectures 02:06:56

This course covers two key activities that you need to do when creating a schedule. The first is to identify the activities that will need to take place during the project. And the second is putting all those activities into a logical sequence that helps you create a schedule network diagram, which is the foundation of your schedule.

Preview 01:49

The Project Management Professional Certification Course (PMI-PMP) includes a number of 28 sections covering the most relevant information in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK6) developed by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Preview 09:21

The Project Management Professional Certification Course (PMI-PMP) includes a number of 28 sections covering the most relevant information in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK6) developed by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Preview 11:08

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Project Management Process Group and Knowledge Area Mapping

Project Management Process Group and Knowledge Area Mapping
00:12

After completing this topic, you should be able to match processes in the Project Schedule Management knowledge area to their respective Process Groups

Project Schedule Management Processes
06:14

Project Schedule Management includes the processes required to manage the timely completion of the project.

Project Schedule Management Overview
00:03

Scheduling Overview

Scheduling Overview
00:10

After completing this topic, you should be able to recognize the role of each of the tools and techniques that are used to create the schedule management plan

The Plan Schedule Management Process
06:27

Plan Schedule Management: Inputs, Tools & Techniques, and Outputs

Plan Schedule Management: Inputs, Tools & Techniques, and Outputs
00:17

After completing this topic, you should be able to identify components of the schedule management plan

The Schedule Management Plan
05:06

After completing this topic, you should be able to recognize the inputs to the Define Activities process

Inputs to Define Activities
04:20

Define Activities: Inputs, Tools & Techniques, and Outputs

Define Activities: Inputs, Tools & Techniques, and Outputs
00:16

After completing this topic, you should be able to identify the tools and techniques of the Define Activities process

Tools and Techniques to Define Activities
05:05

After completing this topic, you should be able to choose the appropriate technique to define activities for a given project

Defining Activities for Small and Large Projects
05:31

After completing this topic, you should be able to recognize the roles that the activity list and activity attributes play in project management

The Activity List and Activity Attributes
06:08

After completing this topic, you should be able to recognize the roles that the milestone list plays in managing a project

The Milestone List
04:53

After completing this topic, you should be able to identify the purpose of sequencing project activities

The Sequence Activities Process
04:40

Sequence Activities: Inputs, Tools & Techniques, and Outputs

Sequence Activities: Inputs, Tools & Techniques, and Outputs
00:13

After completing this topic, you should be able to match the inputs to the Sequence Activities process to the types of information they supply when creating a project schedule network diagram

Inputs to Sequence Activities
06:52

After completing this topic, you should be able to recognize the nature of dependencies between project activities

Types of Dependencies
05:22

Examples of Lead and Lag

Examples of Lead and Lag
00:12

After completing this topic, you should be able to match types of precedence relationships with their descriptions

The Precedence Diagramming Method
08:01

Precedence Diagramming Method (PDM) Relationship Types

Precedence Diagramming Method (PDM) Relationship Types
00:13

Project Schedule Network Diagram

Project Schedule Network Diagram
00:13

After completing this topic, you should be able to demonstrate your understanding of the Plan Schedule Management, Define Activities, and Sequence Activities project management processes

Exercise: Plan, Define, and Sequence Activities (I)
14:37

After completing this topic, you should be able to demonstrate your understanding of the Plan Schedule Management, Define Activities, and Sequence Activities project management processes

Exercise: Plan, Define, and Sequence Activities (II)
13:42

Course Project (optional)

Course Project (optional)
00:36

This course covers two key activities that you need to do when creating a schedule: to identify the activities and putting all those activities into a logical sequence.

Define and Sequence Activities (PMI - PMP)
01:39

This course covers two key activities that you need to do when creating a schedule: to identify the activities and putting all those activities into a logical sequence.

Define and Sequence Activities (PMI - PMP)
19 questions

PMI Certification Info

PMI Certification Info
00:04

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Bonus Lecture
00:05