Created by John Jackson
Oct 18, 2015


4 Steps to Effectively Build and Review a Construction Schedule

The Encore Group Construction Scheduling Essentials training insures that the trainee will have a comprehensive overview of construction scheduling. The course will cover:

  • How the Critical Path is calculated;
  • Key Scheduling Terms;
  • How to plan, organize, and create a construction schedule;
  • How to utilize scheduling templates;
  • Making sure the schedule meets contract requirements;
  • Understanding \”float\” and who owns it;
  • How to identify project risks and manage them;
  • How to create and organize tasks/activities so stakeholders read them;
  • How to manage hard and soft logic
  • How to build the schedule in the appropriate software (Primavera P6, Suretrak, P3, MS Project);
  • Key functions of scheduling software that apply to the construction environment;
  • Setting up the schedule for construction project management;
  • How to plan and conduct a schedule meeting with the project stakeholders;
  • How to finalize the schedule with project team input and manage accountability;
  • Tips on analyzing resource levels for optimal utilization
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