P891 Deltek Acumen Fuse and Acumen 360

Most large Capital Expenditure (CAPEX) projects incur cost and schedule overruns because they are overly aggressive and unrealistic in nature.

Who Should Attend

This course target is for Project Portfolio Managers, Program Managers, Project Managers, Enterprise and Project Risk Managers, Project Control Managers, Project Control Engineers, Engineers and Planners, Information Technology Managers.

In What Industries

Government, Real Estate Development, Aerospace, Defense, Engineering and Construction, Manufacturing and Industrial, Oil, Gas and Petrochemical, Power and Water Utility Plants, Education and Training, Retail, Financial Services, Information Technology, Telecommunication, Media Production, E-Business Enablers, Marketing and Sales, Pharmaceuticals, Environmental Management, Hospitality Management, Shipbuilding and Repair Yards

Course Outline

This two-day training course introduces the basic features and functions of Acumen Fuse® and includes an optional lesson on Acumen 360™ project acceleration.

Chapter 1: Acumen Fuse

Day One:

  • Introduction and overview of Acumen Fuse
  • Linking to and importing project data
  • Fuse schedule critique
  • Assessing cost forecast accuracy
  • Tracking execution performance
  • Driving logic analysis
  • Performing a project forensic analysis
  • Report generation
  • Schedule Cleanser™

Day Two:

  • Metric building and editing
  • Standardizing metrics company-wide
  • Analyzing risk model realism
  • Schedule acceleration overview
  • Writing acceleration scripts
  • Evaluating scenarios

Chapter 2: Acumen 360

Acumen 360

  • Introduction and overview of Acumen 360
  • Schedule acceleration overview
  • Writing acceleration scripts
  • “What-If…” analysis
  • Evaluating scenarios