LOG 238 - Critical Chain Project Management Foundational Concepts

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The Critical Chain Project Management CCPM Foundational Concepts course provides students with an introduction to critical chain project scheduling procedures, management tools and processes, and organizational requirements. Topics are presented in sufficient depth to allow students to successfully participate in the transition to and sustainment of CCPM as a primary workload planning, scheduling, and execution tool for Programmed Depot Maintenance PDM and other project management activities. The course is designed for mid and upper level managers responsible for coordinating and directing the organizational resources, policies, and metrics necessary to implement and sustain CCPM. This course educates managers on the general theory of CCPM rather than providing training on any particular CCPM based scheduling software. In three class days, the course presents a detailed CCPM model and relates it to the Theory of Constraints, classical project scheduling, and continuous process improvement. Concepts are introduced through lecture, videos, and illustrated/reinforced through a number of simulations, exercises, and daily homework.

To Apply

Grade Restrictions: None

Special Requirements: Virtual Offerings, MANDATORY MS Teams Meeting each Friday 1300 - 1500 EASTERN time. Optional MS Teams Office Hours each Wednesday 1300-1500 to answer student questions.



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Start Date

End Date

Live Internet 24L 20 May 2024 23 May 2024
Robins AFB, GA 24I 16 Jul 2024 18 Jul 2024
Hill AFB, UT 24J 13 Aug 2024 15 Aug 2024
AFIT - Wright-Patterson AFB (Area B), OH 24K 27 Aug 2024 29 Aug 2024

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Delivery Method: In-Residence or On-site Course

Course Length: 3 days on site offerings / 10 days virtual offerings

Event Type: Training (Functional, Technical)

Primary Audience: Open to anyone desiring more advance knowledge in the application of the Theory of Constraints in a project environment. Generally, the following AFSCs and Job Series are candidates to take this course: 62E, 63A, 21A / 343, 346, 895, 1101, 1152, and 2010.

CL Points: 23


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