Event Details

Project Scheduling Tips and Automated Progress Reporting in PPM Tools.

Presenter: Tony McManus PMP®

Thursday, 20th July 2017

Synopsis of Talk:
We regularly come across projects that are in trouble, and often, the cause is a poorly defined schedule. A schedule is a living document that should form the centre-piece of a Project Manager’s arsenal of tools and if done right makes accurate, objective reporting a breeze.

This will be a technical session, Tony will demonstrate some effective planning principles and how to use PPM tools to generate automated progress reports. The demonstration will be conducted using a PPM tool called Sciforma S7, but the techniques and benefits can be derived from ANY PPM tool with sufficient reporting flexibility.

About the Presenter:
Tony is the founder and CEO of McManus Consulting (Pty) Ltd, established in 1994. McManus Consulting provides professional Project Management services and solutions to a wide variety of clients in the ICT, financial, insurance and telecoms sectors.

Tony developed the “Plan-Centric” approach and Automated Progress Reporting which McManus Consulting uses to great effect on their projects.

Event Details:
18H00 Registration & Networking
18H30 Discussion
19H30 Networking & Refreshments

Venue: Microsoft, Corporate Hill, 3012 William Nicol Dr, Johannesburg, 2031

RSVP: gpevent@pmi.org.za (Please provide car details before 20/07/2017 10am, in order to obtain access to the building).

PDU: 1 PDU to be claimed for attending the event.
This presentation speaks to the TECHNICAL category of the PMI Talent TriangleTM.
This talk addresses the Planning, Execution and Control process groups and touches on the knowledge areas relating to Time, Cost, Scope, Risk and Communication management.




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