Project Plan Engineering (OA7102)


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OA7102 Aims

  • OA7102-AI: Specify and develop the critical skills to design assurance of project execution with allocated resources.
  • OA7102-A2: Specify and develop the critical skills to organize conditions for project execution.
  • OA7102-A3: Specify and develop the critical skills to define effective communication for project development and control.

OA7102 Learning Outcomes

  • OA7102-LO1: Review and analyse tools to engineer conformance of the project at the tactical level of project manager.
  • OA7102-LO2: Critically analyse, design and organize process to construct project baseline plan and performance measurement plan for the project.
  • OA7102-LO3: Evaluate communication for tactical control by project manager.

OA7102 Module Content

  • OA7102-C1: Project feasibility
    • Methodology for project feasibility analysed through case study: hospital renovation.
    • Critical project feasibility review: communication and interpretation.
  • OA7102-C2: Project logic
    • Professional practices for project logic analysed through case study: Ariane 4 flight campaigns.
    • Analysis of relationships between work packages and intermediate deliverables. Diagramming methods.
    • Presentations, labs and preparation of independent study of project baseline logic.
  • OA7102-C3: Project organisation
    • Construction process of RAM (Responsibility Assignment Matrix) and OBS (Organisation Breakdown Structure).
    • Critical review of analytical estimates for activities and work packages.
    • Presentations, labs and preparation of independent study of project analytical estimates.
  • OA7102-C4: Project structure
    • Construction process of WBS (Work Breakdown Structure) for budget assignment, visibility and coordination: professional practices.
    • Critical review of work package description in project baseline plan.
    • Presentations, labs and preparation of independent study of project baseline structure.
  • OA7102-C5: Project schedule
    • Construction process for project schedule using dedicated project scheduling software tools.
    • Critical analysis of finish dates integration at data date to determine management action needed.
    • Presentations, labs and preparation of independent study of project baseline schedule.
  • OA7102-C6: Activity performance analysis
    • Critical analysis of time and cost performance for an activity versus technical metrics.
    • Presentations, labs and preparation of independent study of activity performance measurement.
    • Methodology to relate various metrics during project execution: case study.
  • OA7102-C7: Project performance analysis
    • Professional practices for periodic consolidation of performance status for all activities.
    • Critical analysis of variances.
    • Quality control to validate performance status: methodologies and critical review of quality standards.
    • Presentations, labs and preparation of independent study of project performance measurement plan.
  • OA7102-C8: Project scope management
    • Critical analysis of proposals for updated project plan: methodologies to reflect impact of a change request in the definition of the deliverable.
    • Presentations and labs.