Undergraduate | CUR-CME306 | 2023
Construction Planning and Scheduling
Develop construction management plans and schedules with a focus on monitoring and control. Apply and assess practical techniques. Learn how to complete projects on time and to budget. Use technology to link project data with plans and schedules.
- Study method
- 100% online
- 100% online
- Entry requirements
- Part of a degree
- 13 weeks
- 27 Feb 2023,
- 28 Aug 2023
HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available
About this subject
At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- demonstrate planning, programming and monitoring/control techniques used in projects
- appraise and use software applications and practical techniques in managing projects including planning, monitoring and control
- use computer technology to inter-link various project data with planning and scheduling.
- • Bar charts and network schedules
- • Critical Path method and planning
- • Resource management and allocation
- • Cash flow analysis
- • Project monitoring and control
- • Earned value
- • Linear scheduling
This subject enables students to develop construction planning and scheduling skills. Students will learn the concepts of planning and scheduling, such as the critical path method (CPM), understand the procedures for creating schedules for construction projects, learn how to use CPM in construction projects to support resource management, cash flow analysis, project progress monitoring and control, and 4D simulation.
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- Computer Lab Exercise 1 (30%)
- Folio Exercise (30%)
- Computer Laboratory Exercise 2 (40%)
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Part of a degree
To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- CUR-CME-DEG-2023 - Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management)
- CUR-FAST-DEG-2023 - Fast track your Curtin on campus study
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:
Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s).
- Software requirements - As part of this subject students are required to use software that is designed to run on a PC (Windows OS). This software can be used on a Mac with modifications and at a small cost to students. Details are provided throughout the subject and your tutor can provide assistance.
- Other requirements - Access to the internet
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.
Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.
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Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees