Without a full and complete schedule, the project manager will be unable to communicate the complete effort, in terms of cost and resources, necessary to deliver the project. Knowing scheduling techniques will better prepare you to make decisions about schedule development and give better direction to your project team about schedule performance. This interactive online course will teach you the importance of scheduling in contract fulfillment, as well as introductory concepts for scheduling contract provisions, the concepts of delays and claims, and methods for delay claim resolution. You will also learn about establishing a scheduling model, best practice principles, and the eight steps for developing a good schedule model.
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Define contract, delay, and claim, in regard to construction scheduling, and describe scheduling provisions included in construction contracts.
Describe delay claim resolution methods, and distinguish the advantages and disadvantages of each
Discuss the schedule model principles, according to the Project Management Institute, and evaluate how these can be used on projects you manage
Identify and differentiate between scheduling methods and techniques employed in project management
List eight steps of the schedule model development process, and recognize how the process can be applied to projects you manage