When

Thursday, April 4, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM EDT
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Where

ABC of Georgia Headquarters 
8975 Roswell Road
Atlanta, GA 30350
 

 
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Contact

Robyn Johnson 
Associated Builders & Contractors of Georgia 
7705870955 
robyn@abcga.org 

Registration fee is fully refundable up to 2 business days prior to seminar. You must call to cancel. Failure to do so will result in forfeiture of registration fee. Registration fees for no-shows are nonrefundable. Substitutions may be made at any time by calling ABC at (770) 587-0955. Confirmation, reminder and directions will be sent 2 days prior to seminar.

 

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About the class 

This class is a basic overview of construction scheduling—covers critical path, flow of work, schedule updates and schedule components. Includes a practice workshop. NOT a software class.

 By the end of this class, participants will better understand:

  • The basics of scheduling
  • Why we use a schedule
  • How to logically set the flow of work for a project, set up durations and other essential schedule components. 
  • What is the “critical path” of a schedule?
  • Can the “critical path” change on a schedule?
  • Why is the “flow of the work” on the schedule so important?
  • Why update a schedule?
  • What causes the schedule to be updated?
  • How to use the schedule as a daily tool to monitor the progress of the work
  • How to motivate contractors when they fall behind

The second half of the class is a practice workshop in which students will work through an actual project schedule. Using a sample schedule, students will:

  • Set up activities in a logical sequence
  • Establish durations
  • Set predecessors and successors