Event Calendar

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Fundamentals of Project Scheduling (POSTPONED) – (Included in LiFT 1 Series)

Start Date: 4/9/2020 11:30 AM CDT
End Date: 4/9/2020 4:00 PM CDT

Venue Name: MCAKC Knowledge Center

Location:
10955 Lowell Ave, Suite 1050
Overland Park, KS  United States  66210

Event Website: https://www.mcakc.org/liftprojectmanagement

Organization Name: MCAKC

Contact:
Jacki Conn
Email: jconn@mcakc.org
Phone: 913-948-9200

This session is 1 of 10 in the LiFT Level 1 - Project Management Series. Use the button below to register for this series. If you've already registered, click "Add to my Calendar" above to add this session to your calendar.

Fundamentals of Project Scheduling

Learning Objectives

At the end of this seminar, you will be able to:

  1. Explain the importance of scheduling.
  2. Identify items to consider before creating a schedule.
  3. Demonstrate the basic steps in creating a schedule.
  4. Explain the key schedule impacts.
  5. Manage a schedule effectively.
Target Audience: Project Managers with 0-2 years of experience, support staff or anyone interested in moving into a project management role or in obtaining the fundamental project scheduling skills.

CEUs: 0.4

Lunch is served at 11:30 am
Class begins at Noon


Cost
$150 Signatory Members
$150 Signatory Non-Members
$200 Associate Members
$250 Non-Members

Instructor
Dr. Wentz owned and operated his family’s mechanical contracting business, Wentz Plumbing and Heating, in Lincoln, NE for five years before becoming a college professor. He has been a professor at the Milwaukee School of Engineering for 15 years and was named the Department Chair in 2013. He is the faculty advisor for the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) Student Chapter, whose competition teams have qualified for the National Finals eight times, winning the National Title in 2011, 2013 and 2019. Dr. Wentz was named National Educator of the Year for the MCAA in 2011, 2012, 2015 and 2018. Dr. Wentz has also been an instructor for the MCAA Institute for Project Management (IPM) course in Austin, TX for the past six years. He is also involved in consulting activities and has been an expert witness for construction legal disputes and is a co-author of a textbook titled “Construction Law for Design Professionals, Construction Managers and Contractors.”

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations for all MCAKC events must be received at least 2 business days prior to the event by email to learn@mcakc.org or phone at 913-948-9200.