Subject details

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate planning, programming and monitoring/control techniques used in projects
  2. appraise and use software applications and practical techniques in managing projects including planning, monitoring and control

  3. use computer technology to inter-link various project data with planning and scheduling.
    • Bar Charts and Histograms
    • Network Diagrams
    • Precedence Diagrams and CPM
    • Constraints
    • PERT
    • Linear Scheduling
    • Schedule Compression / Crashing
    • Resource Allocation
    • Updating a Schedule
    • 4D - BIM
    • Earned Value
  • Study resources

    • Instructional methods

      • Discussion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online Quizzes/Tests
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
      • Web links
    • Online materials

      • Online Assessment
      • Printable format materials
      • Resources and Links

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

CUR-CME205-Building Information Management


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.

Special requirements

No special requirements

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.

  • Test (20%)
  • Computer Laboratory Exercise (30%)
  • Computer Laboratory Exercise (50%)

Textbooks are not required.

Textbook information is pending.

Related degrees

undergraduate CUR-CME-DEG-2019

Bachelor of Applied Science Construction Management

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