Planning and Scheduling: Construction Project Management Practices
This course acquaints students with analytical and quantitative techniques used in effective project management. It examines the roles of the project manager, superintendent, architect, engineer, and owner-representatives in planning and scheduling. Topics include feasibility studies, developing the project plan and network, CPM and PERT techniques, optimizing resource allocation and costs, schedule and budget control programs, plan and schedule updating and corrective action process, time/cost analysis, and network compression. Payment requisitions, project delays; labor rules and regulations are also discussed.