Training: PMI – Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP)®

18 PDUs


This three-days course has been designed to provide you appropriate skills required to schedule and deliver critical projects on time while helping you prepare for the PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP) certification exam.

Participant profiles

  • Project managers, IT project managers, project coordinators
  • Master schedulers, schedule managers, schedule analysts
  • Team leaders, product managers, program managers, project sponsors, and project team members


  • Use all tools and techniques to more effectively manage projects
  • Learn to develop and monitor a schedule with and without the need for software assistance
  • Apply various scheduling methods, tools and techniques, in addition to data from the various formats of schedule models
  • Plan and structure project communications in an organized and efficient way
  • Get all relevant knowledge to prepare to sit for the PMI-SP exam


  • 4 years of project scheduling experience within the last 5 years

Course content

Module 1: Introduction to project scheduling

  • What is project scheduling?
  • Why is project scheduling important?
  • The purpose and applicability of scheduling

Module 2: Schedule Strategy

  • Overview – Schedule Strategy
  • Plan Schedule Management
  • Schedule Data Management
  • Schedule Model Management Plan
  • Critical Path Method
  • Float
  • Critical Chain Method
  • Agile Release Planning
  • On-Demand Scheduling

Module 3: Schedule Planning and Development

  • Overview – Schedule Planning and Development
  • Define Activities
  • Sequence Activities
  • Estimate Activity Durations
  • Risk Analysis Using Statistical Models
  • Develop Schedule
  • Schedule Model Creation

Module 4: Schedule Monitoring and Controlling

  • Overview – Schedule Monitoring and Controlling
  • Schedule Model Maintenance
  • Schedule Model Analysis and Control Schedule
  • Earned Value Analysis
  • Earned Schedule Management
  • Schedule Compression
  • Crashing Costs
  • Drag Costs
  • Fast Tracking Costs

Module 5: Schedule Closeout

  • Overview – Schedule Closeout
  • Archiving Records

Module 6: Stakeholder Communication Management

  • Overview – Stakeholder Communications Management
  • Analyze Stakeholders
  • Schedule Model Instance

Module 7: Exam qualifications and Tips & tricks


  • Officially accredited courseware
  • PMI’s “Practice standard for scheduling Third edition” book
  • An additional exam prep book

Lab / Exercises

  • Practical exercises based on a case scenario
  • After each lesson, the class goes through a series of relevant questions to start their preparation to the exam


To pass your PMI-SP examination, you will need to follow the following process:

  • Ensure if you are eligible for the PMI-SP credential (see pre-requisites)
  • Secondary degree
    • 40 months of project scheduling experience within the last 5 years
    • 40 hours of project scheduling education
  • Four-year degree
    • 28 months of project scheduling experience within the last 5 years
    • 30 hours of project scheduling education
  • Fill out the Application Form including the list of your experiences and persons of reference in case your file is audited
  • Prepare yourself for the exam (simulate exam with several sets of 170 multiple choice questions; duration: 4 hours)
  • PMI will need to evaluate anxd validate your Application Form. This is the panel review.
  • Proceed to payment
  • Receive a voucher (validity 1 year)
  • Schedule your exam at a Prometric test center near your location when you are ready or take your exam online

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Temptraining funding

ITTA is a partner of Temptraining, the continuing education fund for temporary workers. This training fund can subsidize continuing education for anyone who works for an employer subject to the Collective Work Agreement (CCT) Rental of services.

Additional information

Why Train with an Authorized Training Partner?

To earn the PMI Authorized Training Partner designation, ITTA must meet rigorous standards for quality and effectiveness.

  • Future-proof your project management and agile skills and grow your career
  • Become trained by an organization you can trust
  • Have alignment with PMI, the world’s largest project management membership association.
  • Instructors must be current in learning methods and must continuously enhance their skills.
  • Courses must be current and aligned to the latest PMI Global Standards.
  • Continuous quality improvement processes and procedures are demonstrated throughout the organization.
  • Courses are offered in local languages worldwide.

Prix de l'inscription
CHF 2'450.-
Inclus dans ce cours
  • Training provided by a certified trainer
  • Preparation for the exam
  • Digital documentation and materials
  • Achievement Badge

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Du lundi au vendredi, de 8:30 à 18:00.


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