Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

CMGT 226 - Construction Planning and Scheduling

  • Prerequisite: CMGT 216
  • CMGT majors only

The theory and practice of planning, scheduling, and reporting for a project through the use of bar chart and Critical Path Methodology. The course provides students with a thorough understanding of project planning and scheduling principles in the construction industry. It introduces various planning and control techniques in an integrated planning and control system. It helps students develop understanding of time, cost, and resource management principles as well as the ethical issues involved. The course also provides an overview of advanced project planning concepts.

3 hrs. lect. per week

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of CMGT 226, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to describe process of project planning and the efficiencies derived from planning.
  • Demonstrate the ability to define a schedule of activities and assign reasonable durations to the activities, sequence the activities for a logical workflow.
  • Apply float, constraints, sorts, and filters, to a computer generated schedule and understand resources and how they can be coordinated into the schedule.

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