Construction Project Management Using MS Project

C&EE X 412.8

This course presents the software programs used to manage and control construction projects, specifically MS Project.

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What you can learn.

  • Develop construction schedules with definitions of detailed activities and identify interdependencies among them
  • Process the logical relationship among the activities and apply sorting, sequencing, and categorization to improve schedule efficiencies
  • Assign and manage costs and resources to activities in the schedule
  • Use the schedule to review, track, and control project milestones
  • Implement schedule optimization tactics, add delays in between activities in the form of leads or lags, re-allocate resources, level, crash, and fast-track for faster completion time

About this course:

This course presents the software program used to manage and control construction projects. Instruction features hands-on training in the use of Microsoft Project Professional software to conduct multiple tasks such as preparing construction schedules which include definitions of detailed activities and assignments of logic relationships; defining and managing costs and resources (labor, equipment, and materials); sorting and categorizing information; preparing monthly updates of schedules; reviewing, analyzing, and troubleshooting schedules; developing, analyzing, and presenting delay issues; and producing reports and graphics.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Construction Project Management Using MS Project.

X 407.3 Construction Planning and Management Systems.

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