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ScheduleLinear Scheduling MethodProgram Evaluation And Review Technique (PERT)Critical Path Method

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Introduction to Construction Scheduling

The first module provides an overview of the Construction Scheduling course and the topics that will be covered. Learners will discover the relationships connecting construction activities, how to perform scheduling procedures, how to determine critical path and more. Professor Odeh will describe the differences between calendar dates and work dates and teach how to deal with uncertainty in construction projects. ...
1 vidéo (Total 10 min)
1 heure pour terminer

Bar (Gantt) Charts

The second module introduces bar or Gantt charts and how they are used as scheduling tools. Bar charts represent a project work item or activity as a time scaled bar; the length of which represents the planned duration of a construction activity. ...
3 vidéos (Total 28 min), 1 quiz
3 vidéos
Using Bar (Gantt) Charts8 min
Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Bar (Gantt) Charts8 min
1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Quiz on Gantt Chart14 min
1 heure pour terminer

Activity Precedence Diagrams

In this module, learners will create Activity Precedence Diagrams, also referred to as Activity on Node Diagrams, which graphically represent the construction activities in a project and their relationships. ...
3 vidéos (Total 31 min)
3 vidéos
Recommendations for Building AON Diagrams12 min
Examples of Activity Precedence (AON) Diagrams9 min
1 heure pour terminer

Types of Construction Activity Relationships

This module provides an overview of the types of construction activity relationships encountered in a construction project and how to represent them in an activity precedence diagram. ...
5 vidéos (Total 29 min), 1 quiz
5 vidéos
Types of Relationships between Construction Activities7 min
Start to Start Relationships7 min
Finish to Finish Relationships4 min
Multiple Relationships3 min
1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Quiz on Activity Relationships18 min
1 heure pour terminer

Forward and Backward Pass Calculations

Forward and Backward Pass Calculations are covered in this module. Forward Pass Calculations determine the minimum dates at which each construction activity can be performed and, ultimately, the minimum duration of a construction project. Backward Pass Calculations compute the latest dates by which each construction activity can be performed without increasing the projects minimum duration....
4 vidéos (Total 44 min), 1 quiz
4 vidéos
Backward Pass Calculations8 min
Example 1: Activity On Node Diagram7 min
Example 2: AON and Forward/Backward Pass Calculations11 min
1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Quiz on Activity Precedence Diagrams, Activity Relationships and Forward/Backward Passes34 min
1 heure pour terminer

Critical Path

Professor Odeh discusses the importance of critical path in this module including what it is and why it is important. Learners will identify a critical path in a project and how to determine a critical path in different relationships....
6 vidéos (Total 45 min), 1 quiz
6 vidéos
Critical Path in a Project Schedule10 min
Determining the Number of Critical Paths in a Project2 min
Imposing Lag Durations in Critical Path12 min
Determining Critical Path in a Start to Start Relationship7 min
Determining Critical Path in a Finish to Finish Relationship6 min
1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Critical Path Method20 min
1 heure pour terminer

Activity Floats

Professor Odeh introduces the types of floats in a construction project including; total float, free float, interfering float and independent float....
5 vidéos (Total 45 min)
5 vidéos
Activity Floats9 min
Determining Total Float and Free Float6 min
Introduction to the Interfering Float9 min
Independent Float9 min
1 heure pour terminer

Understanding Work Dates and Calendar Dates

In this module, the difference between working dates and calendar dates is explained and how to chart both in a project plan. ...
3 vidéos (Total 26 min), 1 quiz
3 vidéos
The Relationship between Calendar Days and Work Days7 min
Charting Work Dates and Calendar Dates9 min
1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Quiz on Floats and Work-Calendar days20 min
4 heures pour terminer

Activity on Arrow

Activity on Arrow diagrams are the topic for this module. Professor Odeh will discuss how to draw an activity on arrow diagram and how to number the nodes. Forward and Backward Pass calculations and determining the duration of a project are also covered. ...
8 vidéos (Total 72 min), 2 quiz
8 vidéos
Drawing an Activity on Arrow Diagram6 min
Numbering Nodes on a Diagram2 min
Practice Drawing Activity on Arrow Diagrams4 min
Advanced Activity Diagrams14 min
Adding a Key to An Activity on Arrow Diagram17 min
Backward Pass Calculations6 min
Determining the Duration of a Project8 min
1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Quiz on Activity on Arrow20 min
1 heure pour terminer

Program Evaluation & Review Technique (PERT) and Range Estimating

The Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT) is introduced in this module which relates to uncertainty in estimating the duration of construction activities in a project schedule. PERT helps project managers determine the probability of a project being completed in a certain number of days. ...
6 vidéos (Total 73 min)
6 vidéos
Probability of Completing a Project: Normal Distribution5 min
PERT Probability Example12 min
PERT Example on Completing a Project10 min
PERT Calculations: Critical Activities16 min
Applying PERT: Range Estimating19 min
1 heure pour terminer

The Role of the Scheduler in Construction Management

Jennifer Buermann, of the STV Group, discusses the role of the scheduler in a construction project and how to determine if a project is on track to meet the estimated goals. Also covered are ways to adjust to ensure the project stays on track. ...
3 vidéos (Total 22 min), 1 quiz
3 vidéos
Insuring a Project Stays on Track6 min
Keeping Accurate Records of Project Progress7 min
1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Quiz on PERT and Role of Scheduler20 min
3 heures pour terminer

Linear Construction Operations and Line of Balance

Professor Odeh introduces linear construction; projects that have linear, or repetitive, properties. Also covered is the Line of Balance scheduling method which is a way of allocating resources for repetitive processes. ...
5 vidéos (Total 59 min), 2 quiz
5 vidéos
Line of Balance (LOB)9 min
LOB Diagram6 min
LOB Example: Develop a Schedule12 min
Visualizing LOB12 min
1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Quiz on Line of Balance20 min
3 heures pour terminer

Technology Applications for Scheduling

Dareen Salama, of the STV Group, discusses the technology applications used for scheduling. Dareen provides an overview of the applications used for scheduling development, schedule analysis, sharing and collaboration and visualization. ...
12 vidéos (Total 138 min), 1 quiz
12 vidéos
Software Applications Overview9 min
MS Project Scheduling Overview13 min
MS Project: A Deeper Dive17 min
Primavera P6 Overview12 min
Primavera P6 Critical Path11 min
Primavera P6: Gantt Chart12 min
Primavera P6 Importing Activities and Running Schedule9 min
Schedule Analysis and Applications9 min
Schedule Application: Custom Tools10 min
Building Information Management (BIM) Tools14 min
Integration of the Model and Schedule Tools9 min
1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Quiz on Technology Applications20 min
1 heure pour terminer

Scheduling for Large Programs

Christopher Toomey, Senior Vice President of AECOM Global Programs, discussed scheduling for large programs also known as the Integrated Master Scheduler. Mr. Toomey illustrates how to develop and maintain the Integrated Master Schedule and identifies key features. ...
3 vidéos (Total 26 min)
3 vidéos
Scheduling for Large Programs 27 min
Scheduling for Large Programs 38 min
1 heure pour terminer

Risk Allocation and Planning

Dr. Eduardo Gamez, Deputy Director of Risk Management for AECOM, introduces Risk Allocation and Planning. Dr. Gamez discusses the importance of formal risk management and how to use risk assessment as a support tool for planning and scheduling. ...
6 vidéos (Total 85 min)
6 vidéos
Risk Allocation: Defining Success10 min
Risk Allocation Analysis15 min
Sample Risk Profiles15 min
Risk Assessment13 min
Risk Allocation: Schedule and Concluding Remarks16 min
1 heure pour terminer

Lean Design in Construction Scheduling

Sam Spata, of MethodLean, discusses lean design and lean scheduling. The concept of Flow is introduced, the process of how to get from the beginning to the end of a project, as a measurable addition of value. ...
4 vidéos (Total 40 min), 1 quiz
4 vidéos
Lean: Flow4 min
Lean Design and Lean Scheduling11 min
Lean Scheduling and Planning12 min
1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Quiz on Large programs, Risk and Lean30 min
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Meilleurs avis

par FLDec 27th 2016

The Course is very interesting and helpful from all prospective. I'm the project Owner and it was great experience for better understanding of the scheduling, different techniques and Lean Delivery.

par BAMar 16th 2019

It was a very dynamic course which contained many useful knowledge. I gained many important information that will help me a lot.\n\nThanks to Coursera and to my Instructors.



Ibrahim Odeh, Ph.D., MBA

Instructor, Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Columbia University
Director of Research and Founder, Global Leaders in Construction Management

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