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Nov 28 - Dec 01, 2017
08:30 - 16:00 , Tue-Fri
Washington , DC $1259 O
Mar 20 - Mar 23, 2018
08:30 - 16:00 , Tue-Fri
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Jun 05 - Jun 08, 2018
08:30 - 16:00 , Tue-Fri
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Aug 21 - Aug 24, 2018
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Nov 27 - Nov 30, 2018
08:30 - 16:00 , Tue-Fri
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Course overview

Learn the fundamentals of planning and preparing a valuable management analysis study for your organization. Explore topics such as planning a system using the functional analysis systems technique, using decision trees to organize data, developing a thorough study proposal and applying the weighted ranking technique in decision making.This course is part of the Certificate of Accomplishment in Program and Management Analysis.

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Who should attend?

Program and management analysts, technicians and assistants, and others who need to learn the fundamentals of planning and preparing a management analysis study for an organization. Participants should be familiar with management analysis principles as taught in Management Analysis: Overview (PGMT7000D).

Learning outcomes

  • Explain the management perspective
  • Analyze and/or assist with the organizational restructuring of your agency
  • Understand and use the functional analysis systems technique, ordinal ranking and weighted ranking
  • Construct a causal model via back-step analysis
  • Plan a project via one of the following methods: milestone chart, Gantt chart or precedent diagram
  • Use decision trees to organize data for recommendations
  • Develop a viable study proposal

Course outline

Syllabus -- Management Analysis: Planning, PGMT7004D, Grad. School, USDA

Day one of four

  • The Management Perspective

  • Management concepts

  • Organizational Analysis

  • Ordinal Ranking

Day two of four

  • Weighted Rating

  • The Research Cycle (PDCA)

  • Problem Area concept

  • Backstep Analysis

  • Causal Model

Day three of four

  • Planning/Scheduling Techniques

  • Milestone and Gantt

  • Networking: Precedent Diagram and Time Scale

Day four of four

  • Elementary Cost concepts

  • Decision Tree Analysis

  • Final Case Exercise: Preparing a Study Proposal

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