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CMGT 7100 - Construction Project Controls 1

Construction Management - CMGT Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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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.

Prerequisite(s)

Acceptance into the Construction Management degree program or departmental approval.

Credits

1.0

Cost

$349.76

Winter 2022

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 41273

Mon Jan 10 - Mon Feb 14 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Feb 14 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 335

Instructor

David Ngai

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$349.76

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. You must be accepted into or have applied to the CMGT BTech program to register for this course. Please bring a portable data storage device to class.

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

Related Programs

CMGT 7100 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Construction Management
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Technology

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