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CMGT 447 - Construction Planning, Scheduling, and Control

Project scheduling and evaluation using network scheduling techniques, including critical path scheduling. Includes short interval scheduling and cash flow forecasting. Three hours of lecture and one hour of practice. Permission by instructor. Course will be offered every year (Spring).

Prerequisite: CMGT 344 or CMGT 345.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Define project activities & work breakdown structure (WBS) for a commercial building or heavy civil project by considering equipment, subcontracts, material requirements and event sequencing.
  • Define sequential logic on a network diagram, including finish to start, start to start, and finish to finish logic, with lag and lead times identified.
  • Manually perform forward and backward passes on activity on node diagrams, identify critical path, early/late starts/finishes, and total & free float for activities.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of network scheduling as it relates to contract provisions, delay claims and dispute resolution for a project.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of resource considerations, including resource histograms and resource leveling, cash flow and earned value for a project.
  • Properly utilize project cost reports and predictive models including earned value management.
  • Accurately and quickly perform several of the items identified above on Primavera P6 scheduling software, including proper use of reports and graphics.

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