Pipeline Training

One to Two Days

Course Components

Objective:

We tailor pipeline workshops from the topics listed below in order to meet specific student needs. Those needs will depend on both the software available (ProChain Pipeline and/or ProChain Enterprise) and the requirements of the organization, for example:

  • Resource management: Learn to set and manage enterprise-wide resource levels.
  • Program management: Learn to schedule and manage large programs with multiple subprojects.
  • Pipeline management: Learn to schedule and manage pipelines of multiple projects or programs.

Topics

  • Constructing a Pipeline Profile
    • Creating a master resource sheet
    • Adding projects
    • Setting project priority
    • Adding resources
    • Project scheduling and updating options
  • Methods of Project Pacing
    • Flow ExpansionTM
    • Reserved CapacityTM
  • Using the Pipeline Profile
    • Project pacing, scheduling, and updating
    • What-if analysis
  • Resource Management Concepts
    • Creating a global resource template
    • Resource load graphs
    • Selecting a pacing resource
  • Multi-project Reporting
    • Detailed resource loading
    • Task Lists
  • Program Management
    • Managing projects and subprojects
    • Linking projects, subprojects, and tasks
    • Independent vs.dependent subprojects
  • Operationalizing Program Management and Pipeline Management