Scheduling and Planning

Scheduling and Planning Training

Available Australia Wide: Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Canberra, Sydney, Parramatta, Geelong, Gold Coast and more.

This Scheduling and Planning Training provides a great opportunity for businesses to equip their teams with the necessary systems, tools, and strategies to plan out projects effectively. Our customised workbooks can be tailored specifically to fit individual workplace needs while our experienced trainers will provide valuable first-hand experience from real world examples. The training is available in multiple major cities across Australia such as Melbourne, Canberra, Parramatta etc., making it more accessible than ever before!

In this training session, teams will gain the know-how and expertise to create an efficient scheduling program that structures jobs according to significance and urgency. Managers, supervisors, team members – everyone can benefit from these skills! With them in your arsenal, it’ll be easier than ever for you to attain tangible results with greater efficacy.

Scheduling and Planning Training Outcomes

We teach the “How to” in this section. Learning how to schedule jobs will assist increase results and improve the time frame required to do this task.

This section is more in depth and discusses the different formats and systems to plan and organise projects. We give participants a set of systems and also provide a live example and activity for the team to try out the new tools.

Time spent on action may help get things done, however without planning you may run into areas or issues. Learn why action and planning go hand in hand together and how some of us are more likely to act without a plan and how that can actually take more time to complete the task than doing a little preparation or planning beforehand.

Set up contingency plans for critical path items, unanticipated events, and risk. Responding to risk, monitoring and controlling.

Introducing any system can be difficult. Our trainers provide expertise and advice here on how to introduce a scheduling system effectively.

How the human element can change your plans and schedules. Being prepared and ready to avert crisis and relationship problems within the process.

Be able to communicate effectively to ensure successful scheduling and planning stages.

Schedules and jobs

To begin, participants will review what this job entails and why these programs are so important.

The Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

This session will teach participants what a Work Breakdown Structure is, what its role is, what formats and numbering can be used, and the procedure to create one. Participants will begin by creating their own WBS, then will receive strategies to estimate the length of the job as well as each task.

Estimating Case Study

In this session, participants will perform job approximations for their camping trip endeavour.

Identifying Task Dependencies

In this session, participants will learn the four types of dependencies and essential definitions. Participants will also complete two exercises to give them some hands-on practice.

Aligning Resources with Tasks

Next, participants will learn about Resource Breakdown Structures resources, resource scheduling, and resource leveling.

Project Planning

In this session, participants will be shown the best way to create network diagrams, use the Critical Path Method and also the Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT), and create Gantt charts. Participants will go through the complete Critical Path Method to create a network diagram with earliest and latest start and finish times.

Scheduling Software

In this session, participants will talk about the advantages and disadvantages of using project management software.

Doubt and Risk Management

Whether we choose to address it or not, there are forms of danger in every endeavour we undertake. This session will give participants some methods to handle risk.


This session will learn more about the four key elements of any communication and give participants a framework for communicating with various project team members. Participants may also complete a communication strategy.

Developing a Workable Program

Each of the last topics will come together in this section to make a workable schedule. Participants will also brainstorm solutions for common scheduling problems.

Monitoring and updating the Schedule

To wrap up the class, participants will receive some tips about schedule management.

Tailor This Training Course

Our professional trainer can customise a session to meet the specialised needs of your team. By working on an actual project, they’ll be able to immediately apply learned skills and get tangible results from the training – ensuring that their growth is well-rounded and impactful.

Paramount Trainers’ IMPACT Training system is your key to success! Our trainers specialise in providing tailored curriculum and custom training packages, so you’re guaranteed to get the perfect fit for achieving optimal results. With a team of editors and content consultants available at all times, there’s no better way to ensure long-term retention than taking advantage of this comprehensive approach.

Scheduling and Planning Training Outline

Course Introduction

This workshop provides an opportunity to foster connections and explore participants objectives. Attendees can expect to gain clarity on their personal learning goals and engage in conversations with one another.

Topics covered in this course

Projects and Schedules

In this session participants will delve into understanding the elements of a successful project and the significant role that consistent scheduling plays in its accomplishment.

The Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

This session offers participants an insights into the effectiveness of a Work Breakdown Structure. We will discuss how to leverage its capabilities well as explore various formats and numbering systems for optimal efficiency. To delve dipper all participants will put these concepts into practice by creating their tailored WBSs for planning a camping trip!

Estimating Activity Durations

In this part of the session, our experts will share their expertise in time management to help participants accurately estimate the duration of each task and project.

Camping Case Study

During this session as we accurately assess the effort and resources required for your camping trip project! participants will develop a informed estimation of task requirements.

Uncover the ins and outs of task dependencies in this one of a kind learning opportunity.

Join us to grasp concepts like types of dependencies and their definitions. Through engaging exercises tailored specifically for an understanding Participants will have the chance to apply your knowledge directly.

Learn how to align resources with activities during this training session.

During this part of the session, participants gained experience and a deep understanding of resource management. Dive into topics such as resource breakdown structures, scheduling techniques, leveling strategies and engage in an intriguing case study. This knowledge will empower attendees to optimize their projects for success.

Embark on a journey of project planning success in this session.

In this session, participant explore techniques like creating network diagrams understanding Critical Path Methodology (CPM) and Program Evaluation & Review Technique (PERT). Don’t miss out on constructing Gantt charts ! These powerful tools will help your projects soar as you apply CPM to create network diagrams with earliest/ start/finish times and slack time analysis.

Scheduling Software

Participants in this session, will learn about the pros and cons of using scheduling software in project management.

Uncertainty and the management of Risk

In this session participants will provide participants, with approaches to effectively manage and mitigate these risks. Whether we acknowledge it or not there is always some level of risk involved in any project we undertake.

Strategies for communication

During this session participants will gain an understanding of the fundamental principles that underpin successful communication. They will also receive a framework that will assist them in communicating with their project team members. Moreover, they will learn how to develop a communication plan as a valuable takeaway from this workshop.

Developing a schedule

This session aims to equip participants with an understanding of the four elements for any meaningful exchange. By the end of this session, attendees will be able to create their communication plan.

Monitoring and updating schedules

To ensure that everyone benefits from this part of session, participants will be provided with strategies to help them manage their schedules efficiently. Participants will learn valuable tips and techniques on staying organised that are guaranteed to assist to improve the final outcome.

Wrapping up the Workshop

At the end of this learning session, participants will be given a change to pose any question they may have to further personal growth. Additionally, each participants will create action plans tailored to their specific needs. 

Learning Outcomes

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Paramount prioritises client satisfaction; hence, we don’t just deliver standard training services – our products and materials are customised to meet the unique needs of each customer. We understand that change is an inevitable part of life: it’s how growth occurs! That’s why any adjustments needed in order to guarantee a perfect fit can be made free-of-charge. Our promise: balancing work & personal responsibilities has never been easier thanks to us!

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Instructor Led 1 on 1 Workshop

Seize the opportunity to explore new skills and get ahead with one of our expert trainers. You can easily book in for a fully customised course–from 4-6 hours long – on any date that works best for you! Our convenient, online Zoom sessions are designed to accommodate your schedule so there’s no need to wait around.

1 Hour Instructor Led Session

Get the most out of your lunch break – use it to boost productivity with our expert trainer! Learn a new module, course or workplace skill in just an hour. Reap the rewards and increase job satisfaction by taking advantage of this convenient online Zoom session today.

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