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.
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- 31 Aug 2020
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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 Histograms
- Network Diagrams
- Precedence Diagrams and CPM
- Linear Scheduling
- Schedule Compression / Crashing
- Resource Allocation
- Updating a Schedule
- 4D - BIM
- Earned Value
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Online Quizzes/Tests
- Online assignment submission
- Standard Media
- Web links
- Online Assessment
- Printable format materials
- Resources and Links
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
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.
- SoftwareDetails - 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 unit 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%)
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