AACE International's Planning & Scheduling Professional (PSP®) certification program is designed to establish credentials for the Planning and Scheduling Professionals. This certification program gives professionals a means to validate their skills and knowledge. PSP® certification will distinguish you as a Planning & Scheduling Professional who has the knowledge and skills that impact the bottom line.
Our Classes run regularly in Dubai and Sharjah, UAE.
Experience requirements : At least 8 full years of professional experience, of which up to 4 years may be substituted by college/university degree. Related degrees include : engineering, building construction, construction technology, business, economics, accounting, construction management, architecture, computer science, mathematics, etc.
Document experience/education : Applications are reviewed and verified.
Pass the examination : To become PSP® certified, a 70% passing grade must be achieved on the 7-hour exam as determined by the Certification Board.
The Examination Process
The PSP® examination consists of four parts (1 hour 45 minutes each).
Part I (Basic Knowledge) It consists of multiple-choice questions concerning the basics of planning and scheduling.
Part II (Planning and Scheduling Applications) It consists of multiple-choice questions involving planning and scheduling scenarios.
Part III (Practical Exercise) This part entails answering a series of multiple-choice questions concerning various aspects of a single problem.
Part IV ( Real-Time Communications Exercise) It requires the candidate to draft the equivalent of a one-page typewritten (maximum) memorandum to simulate reporting on planning and scheduling analysis to the project manager, explaining the issues and proposing a solution regarding a given problem.
Planning & Scheduling Professional – PSP® - AACEI®
Understanding Projects Definitions and Characteristics
Success and Delivery Pains
The Science of Project Management
Develop the Baseline Plan
Initiating a Project
Is the project part of a program or portfolio?
Project start-up details
Decompose the Project Scope
Document Breakdown Structure (DBS)
Product and Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
Organizational Breakdown Structure (OBS)
Schedule the Work
Defining Activities :
Milestones and Key Activities
Develop Time-Phased Budget
Cost Breakdown Structure
Cost Loaded Schedule
Schedule Compliance with QA/QC Plan
Develop the Project Communication Plan
Identifying Communication Needs
Develop the Risk Management Plan
Risk Response Plan
Set the Performance Baseline Plan
Manage the Schedule Plan
Capture Progress Data
Documenting Problems and Lessons Learned
Manage the Project Costs
Analyze Project Performance Data
Maintain the Project Baseline
Owner, Engineer and Contractor Delays
After The Fact Delay Analysis Techniques
Delay Damages and Acceleration
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