Skip to main content

Construction Project Controls 1 CMGT 7100

Construction Management - CMGT Part-time Studies Course

Course details

This first of three courses covering the scope, time and analysis of construction costs, commonly called Project Controls, covers many aspects of task and time scheduling using Microsoft Project as an aid in developing, monitoring and controlling construction projects. Topics include planning activity interrelationships, milestones, task duration and risk, managing resources, and managing float time.


Acceptance into the Construction Management degree program.





Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2022

Below is one offering of CMGT 7100 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 59491


Wed Apr 27 - Wed Jun 01 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 59491
  • $349.76
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 27 - Jun 01 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 335

David Ngai

Course outline




Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. If you have been formally accepted into the BTech program you should already have access to this course. If you have not yet applied to this program e-mail with your student number and request. This class is offered on campus. Bring a portable USB data storage device to class.

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to develop and input scheduling data for a typical construction project using MS Project 2000 scheduling software. This will include:

  • A review of scheduling techniques, project management and advantages of using PM software.
  • Use of the Gantt chart view with major milestones and phases.
  • Determination of milestones within the project.
  • Establishing the summary information for a new project.
  • Preparation of a task list.
  • Estimating task duration and related data entry.
  • Creating and changing links.
  • Determination of lag/lead times for tasks.
  • Effect of constraints on the schedule.
  • Create and check a constraint list.
  • Preview the schedule and make adjustments using links/lag/lead and duration.
  • Prepare a resource list for all tasks including labour, supervisors, plant, equipment, fixed costs and overhead.
  • Entering resource information and sorting into groups and resource sets.
  • Assigning resources to tasks.
  • Understanding resource driven schedules.
  • Adding fixed costs.
  • Review project cost sheets.
  • Tracking progress (recording progress on a monthly basis).
  • Comparing baseline with current schedule (variance/cost/work tables and tracking gantt view).
  • Project statistics - hide/unhide columns to create budget reports.

Effective as of Fall 2003


Interested in being notified about future offerings of Construction Project Controls 1 (CMGT 7100)? If so, fill out the information below and we'll notify you by email when courses for each new term are displayed here.

  • Privacy Notice: The information you provide will be used to respond your request for BCIT program information and is collected under Section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). For more information about BCIT’s privacy practices contact: Associate Director, Privacy, Information Access & Policy Management, British Columbia Institute of Technology, 3700 Willingdon Ave. Burnaby, BC V5A 3H2, email: