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Beginner Level

There is no prior knowledge that is needed; however, basic understanding of how to view working calendars and mathematics calculations is benefitial

Approx. 22 hours to complete
English

What you will learn

  • The key project scheduling techniques and procedures 

  • How to develop and manage a schedule and understand scheduling tools such as bar charts, activity on arrow, and activity on nodes

  • The multiple relationships that connect all the construction activities from start to finish

  • The importance of the critical path in a project network and project activities float

Skills you will gain

  • Schedule
  • Linear Scheduling Method
  • Program Evaluation And Review Technique (PERT)
  • Critical Path Method
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Beginner Level

There is no prior knowledge that is needed; however, basic understanding of how to view working calendars and mathematics calculations is benefitial

Approx. 22 hours to complete
English

Offered by

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Columbia University

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1
Week 1
1 hour to complete

Introduction to Construction Scheduling

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 10 min), 2 readings
1 hour to complete

Bar (Gantt) Charts

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 28 min)
1 hour to complete

Activity Precedence Diagrams

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 31 min)
1 hour to complete

Types of Construction Activity Relationships

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 29 min)
2 hours to complete

Forward and Backward Pass Calculations

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 44 min)
Week
2
Week 2
1 hour to complete

Critical Path

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 45 min)
1 hour to complete

Activity Floats

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 45 min)
1 hour to complete

Understanding Work Dates and Calendar Dates

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 26 min)
Week
3
Week 3
2 hours to complete

Activity on Arrow

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 72 min)
1 hour to complete

Program Evaluation & Review Technique (PERT) and Range Estimating

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 73 min)
1 hour to complete

The Role of the Scheduler in Construction Management

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 22 min)
Week
4
Week 4
2 hours to complete

Linear Construction Operations and Line of Balance

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 59 min)
3 hours to complete

Technology Applications for Scheduling

3 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 138 min)

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