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Sugerido: This course is rigorous and learners are expected to dedicate 5 weeks of study, 3-5 hours/week....
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Habilidades que obtendrás

ScheduleLinear Scheduling MethodProgram Evaluation And Review Technique (PERT)Critical Path Method
Programa Especializado
100 % en línea

100 % en línea

Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.
Fechas límite flexibles

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.
Nivel principiante

Nivel principiante

Horas para completar

Aprox. 28 horas para completar

Sugerido: This course is rigorous and learners are expected to dedicate 5 weeks of study, 3-5 hours/week....
Idiomas disponibles

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English)

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

Semana
1
Horas para completar
20 minutos para completar

Introduction to Construction Scheduling

The first module provides an overview of the Construction Scheduling course and the topics that will be covered. Learners will discover the relationships connecting construction activities, how to perform scheduling procedures, how to determine critical path and more. Professor Odeh will describe the differences between calendar dates and work dates and teach how to deal with uncertainty in construction projects. ...
Reading
1 video (Total 10 min), 1 reading
Reading1 lectura
Course Survey10m
Horas para completar
1 hora para completar

Bar (Gantt) Charts

The second module introduces bar or Gantt charts and how they are used as scheduling tools. Bar charts represent a project work item or activity as a time scaled bar; the length of which represents the planned duration of a construction activity. ...
Reading
3 videos (Total 28 min), 1 quiz
Video3 videos
Using Bar (Gantt) Charts8m
Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Bar (Gantt) Charts8m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Quiz on Gantt Chart14m
Horas para completar
1 hora para completar

Activity Precedence Diagrams

In this module, learners will create Activity Precedence Diagrams, also referred to as Activity on Node Diagrams, which graphically represent the construction activities in a project and their relationships. ...
Reading
3 videos (Total 31 min)
Video3 videos
Recommendations for Building AON Diagrams12m
Examples of Activity Precedence (AON) Diagrams9m
Horas para completar
1 hora para completar

Types of Construction Activity Relationships

This module provides an overview of the types of construction activity relationships encountered in a construction project and how to represent them in an activity precedence diagram. ...
Reading
5 videos (Total 29 min), 1 quiz
Video5 videos
Types of Relationships between Construction Activities7m
Start to Start Relationships7m
Finish to Finish Relationships4m
Multiple Relationships3m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Quiz on Activity Relationships18m
Horas para completar
1 hora para completar

Forward and Backward Pass Calculations

Forward and Backward Pass Calculations are covered in this module. Forward Pass Calculations determine the minimum dates at which each construction activity can be performed and, ultimately, the minimum duration of a construction project. Backward Pass Calculations compute the latest dates by which each construction activity can be performed without increasing the projects minimum duration....
Reading
4 videos (Total 44 min), 1 quiz
Video4 videos
Backward Pass Calculations8m
Example 1: Activity On Node Diagram7m
Example 2: AON and Forward/Backward Pass Calculations11m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Quiz on Activity Precedence Diagrams, Activity Relationships and Forward/Backward Passes34m
Semana
2
Horas para completar
1 hora para completar

Critical Path

Professor Odeh discusses the importance of critical path in this module including what it is and why it is important. Learners will identify a critical path in a project and how to determine a critical path in different relationships....
Reading
6 videos (Total 45 min), 1 quiz
Video6 videos
Critical Path in a Project Schedule10m
Determining the Number of Critical Paths in a Project2m
Imposing Lag Durations in Critical Path12m
Determining Critical Path in a Start to Start Relationship7m
Determining Critical Path in a Finish to Finish Relationship6m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Critical Path Method20m
Horas para completar
1 hora para completar

Activity Floats

Professor Odeh introduces the types of floats in a construction project including; total float, free float, interfering float and independent float....
Reading
5 videos (Total 45 min)
Video5 videos
Activity Floats9m
Determining Total Float and Free Float6m
Introduction to the Interfering Float9m
Independent Float9m
Horas para completar
1 hora para completar

Understanding Work Dates and Calendar Dates

In this module, the difference between working dates and calendar dates is explained and how to chart both in a project plan. ...
Reading
3 videos (Total 26 min), 1 quiz
Video3 videos
The Relationship between Calendar Days and Work Days7m
Charting Work Dates and Calendar Dates9m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Quiz on Floats and Work-Calendar days20m
Semana
3
Horas para completar
4 horas para completar

Activity on Arrow

Activity on Arrow diagrams are the topic for this module. Professor Odeh will discuss how to draw an activity on arrow diagram and how to number the nodes. Forward and Backward Pass calculations and determining the duration of a project are also covered. ...
Reading
8 videos (Total 72 min), 2 quizzes
Video8 videos
Drawing an Activity on Arrow Diagram6m
Numbering Nodes on a Diagram2m
Practice Drawing Activity on Arrow Diagrams4m
Advanced Activity Diagrams14m
Adding a Key to An Activity on Arrow Diagram17m
Backward Pass Calculations6m
Determining the Duration of a Project8m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Quiz on Activity on Arrow20m
Horas para completar
1 hora para completar

Program Evaluation & Review Technique (PERT) and Range Estimating

The Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT) is introduced in this module which relates to uncertainty in estimating the duration of construction activities in a project schedule. PERT helps project managers determine the probability of a project being completed in a certain number of days. ...
Reading
6 videos (Total 73 min)
Video6 videos
Probability of Completing a Project: Normal Distribution5m
PERT Probability Example12m
PERT Example on Completing a Project10m
PERT Calculations: Critical Activities16m
Applying PERT: Range Estimating19m
Horas para completar
1 hora para completar

The Role of the Scheduler in Construction Management

Jennifer Buermann, of the STV Group, discusses the role of the scheduler in a construction project and how to determine if a project is on track to meet the estimated goals. Also covered are ways to adjust to ensure the project stays on track. ...
Reading
3 videos (Total 22 min), 1 quiz
Video3 videos
Insuring a Project Stays on Track6m
Keeping Accurate Records of Project Progress7m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Quiz on PERT and Role of Scheduler20m
Semana
4
Horas para completar
3 horas para completar

Linear Construction Operations and Line of Balance

Professor Odeh introduces linear construction; projects that have linear, or repetitive, properties. Also covered is the Line of Balance scheduling method which is a way of allocating resources for repetitive processes. ...
Reading
5 videos (Total 59 min), 2 quizzes
Video5 videos
Line of Balance (LOB)9m
LOB Diagram6m
LOB Example: Develop a Schedule12m
Visualizing LOB12m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Quiz on Line of Balance20m
Horas para completar
3 horas para completar

Technology Applications for Scheduling

Dareen Salama, of the STV Group, discusses the technology applications used for scheduling. Dareen provides an overview of the applications used for scheduling development, schedule analysis, sharing and collaboration and visualization. ...
Reading
12 videos (Total 138 min), 1 quiz
Video12 videos
Software Applications Overview9m
MS Project Scheduling Overview13m
MS Project: A Deeper Dive17m
Primavera P6 Overview12m
Primavera P6 Critical Path11m
Primavera P6: Gantt Chart12m
Primavera P6 Importing Activities and Running Schedule9m
Schedule Analysis and Applications9m
Schedule Application: Custom Tools10m
Building Information Management (BIM) Tools14m
Integration of the Model and Schedule Tools9m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Quiz on Technology Applications20m
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Principales revisiones

por FLDec 27th 2016

The Course is very interesting and helpful from all prospective. I'm the project Owner and it was great experience for better understanding of the scheduling, different techniques and Lean Delivery.

por AYAug 11th 2018

Amazing course! I've learned a lot from Dr. Odeh and all the stuff are very skilled and have a lot of knowledge. Thank you so much for such a great Course.

Instructor

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Ibrahim Odeh, Ph.D., MBA

Instructor, Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Columbia University
Director of Research and Founder, Global Leaders in Construction Management

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Construction Management is the planning, coordinating, and building of a project from conception to completion. This specialization is intended for Construction industry professionals, engineers, and architects looking to advance their careers. Students interested in learning about construction project management would also benefit from this specialization....
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