Tuesday, July 18, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT

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The Center for Rural Development
2292 South Highway 27
Somerset, KY 42501

Training Room-2nd Floor




Crinda Francke, President and Owner of ExecuTrain of Kentucky, has been working in the training and development industry for over 15 years.

Ms Francke, President and Owner of ExecuTrain of Kentucky in 1990 with a BBA in Business Administration, Ms. Francke worked as a computer analyst and accountant until 1994 when she became the sales manager for ExecuTrain of Lexington. In 1997, she purchased the existing ExecuTrain of Lexington franchise becoming the President and CEO. In 2000, she expanded the ExecuTrain territory by purchasing the Louisville operation and franchise rights.  Having worked with hundreds of Kentucky organizations to design, plan, and deliver their employee training programs, Ms. Francke has been involved in all aspects of employee development.

Ms. Francke and her team of ExecuTrain instructors will bring a variety of dynamic new training opportunities to The Business and Community Traiing Center in Somerset.

Robyn Phillips


Project Management Essentials


Course Description: 
This course covers fundamentals of project management. Students learn how to identify project participants, goals, objectives, activities, and constraints. Course activities also cover activity dependencies, activity analysis, project schedules and budgets, network diagrams, Gantt charts, CPM scheduling, and activity duration compression. Students will also learn how to optimize project activities, estimate costs, control project changes, measure project performance, use project performance reports, accommodate change, control the project schedule and budget, and close a project.

Course Content:        

Unit 1: Define the project
Topic A: Project participants
Topic B: Project objectives and planning

Unit 2: Activities and dependencies
Topic A: Project activities
Topic B: Sequence activities
Topic C: Analyze activities
Topic D: Estimate activities
Topic E: Sequence dependencies

Unit 3: Project scheduling
Topic A: Develop the project schedule
Topic B: Techniques for schedule development
Topic C: The CPM and PERT

Unit 4: Project change control
Topic A: Define project change control

Unit 5: Financial issues
Topic A: Estimate costs

Unit 6: Project performance
Topic A: Measure project performance

Topic B: Report project performance

 This class is offered through a partnership between The Center and Executrain. 




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