Techniques for Effectively Managing Time
Construction Project Time Management Overview:
In this first half of Session 3, course project management experts, Ann Tomalavage, P.E., PMP, LEED AP, and Frank Walker, P.Eng., PMP, discuss Microsoft Project and other project management software packages that offer similar features. The instructors offer a detailed discussion of the critical path method (CPM) and total float. They talk about Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) by phase or location and deliverable and offer insight into planning and the use of reusable templates. They also discuss the Advantages and disadvantages of Bar Charts and offer helpful solutions.
In addition, TWG’s “Rule of Six” for scheduling is explained, as well as filtering and sorting, a key requirement for effectively executing and controlling projects. Participants will also benefit from an overview of leads and lags, contingency, fast tracking and crashing, impacts and scheduling related claims and litigation. Our experts conclude the session with a review of the benefits of project management tools and techniques.
After successful completion of this session students should gain an understanding of:
- Microsoft Project and other similar PM Software packages
- Critical Path Method (CPM) and Total Float
- WBS by Phase or Location and Deliverable
- Planning and templates
- Advantages and disadvantages of Bar Charts
- TWG’s “Rule of Six”
- Filtering and Sorting
- Leads and Lags
- Fast tracking and Crashing
- Schedule related claims and litigation
- Benefits of Project Management Tools and Techniques.