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PERCEPTION® PERT-PAC™

Project Planning & Scheduling System


The following outlines a basic 24-hour training program for new users.

I.  Overview – 3 hours

·     Primary PERT-PAC functions

·         Menu bar selections

·         Tool bar selections

·         General System Operations

·         Overview of sample presentation

II. Planning the project – 6 hours

·         Build Strategy, the basics for scheduling

·         Defining project work breakdown structure (WBS)

·         Defining work centers & trades

·         Labor & Material budgets

·         Labor & Material schedules

·         Subcontract schedules

·         Long lead items

·         Manpower requirements planning

III. Using Microsoft Project – 3 hours

·         Primary MS Project functions

·         Creating & time sequencing the planning activities

·         Creating milestones & milestone schedules

·         Mapping MS Project into PERT-PAC

IV.  Global Defaults – 2 hours

  •         Assign global defaults to be used for creating work orders and material requirements

V.   Assigning work orders to planning activities – 2 hours

VI. Defining work order bills of material (pallet requirements) – 3 hours

VII. Reports – 1 hour

VIII. Managing the Project – 2 hours

·         WBS Drill Down review

·         Project summary information

·         Production process performance reporting

IX. Re-Scheduling the Project – 2 hours


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