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.
Your upfront cost: $0
- 30 Aug 2021
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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 Networks
- Critical Path Method and Planning
- Linear Scheduling and Critical Chains Techniques
- Monitoring, Control and Compression
- Resources Management and Allocation
- Defining and Estimating a Schedule’s Contents
- Scheduling with Microsoft Project
- Earned Value
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)
Note: Level 3 subjects normally assume a moderate level of prior knowledge in the area, eg from completing all Level 2 subjects or relevant experience.
- Software requirements - Software purchase required - As part of this subject students are required to use MS Project (free for Curtin Students). This software only works on a PC, but is possible for use on a Mac (with modifications and a small cost to students). All details are provided throughout the subject and your tutor will assist you with this during the subject.
This subject enables students to develop construction planning and scheduling techniques. Students will understand how construction projects are monitored and controlled using planning techniques, and how planning interfaces with various aspects of project information.
Please Note: If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.
Find out more about the Academic Integrity module.
- Folio Exercise (30%)
- Computer Laboratory Exercise 1 (30%)
- Computer Laboratory Exercise 2 (40%)
Current study term: 29 Aug 21 to 28 Nov 21
Check the learning management system (LMS) of your university for textbook details.
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