Course duration: 2 Days
Cost: £545 + VAT
Construction Planning – How do you do it?
Minimum economic time / Programme risk.
The Linked Bar Chart (Building Project Case Study)
The difference between critical items and the critical path.
Good practice in construction planning.
Coding a programme for information.
Family of programmes / buffer time.
Theory of Critical Path
Revision of theory and discuss implications of “Slack” time.
Precedence network (Civils Project Case Study)
Practical exercise to prepare network.
Levelled/ Limited resources.
Video on Planning
Part of BBC Video on critical path planning.
Information schedules as a design programme.
Interference space (packages) / Last Planner.
Computer Planning Systems
The development of computer planning systems.
The systems available and what they offer.
Effective reporting/ Trend analysis.
Earned Value Analysis.
Preparation of the weekly programme
Group exercise to identify key objectives
Preparation of preliminaries as a group exercise
Final discussion and questions.