Construction Planning

Course Name Construction Planning
Brief Description Introduce Construction Planning and establish that “Fail to Plan – Plan to Fail” is true throughout all stages of planning a Project.
Duration 3 Days
Study Modes Short Course
Course information in detail

Reasons for Project Planning

  • Setting realistic time frames for the project
  • Establishing standards
  • Aiding control during project- monitoring performance
  • Reviewing progress
  • Dealing with construction risks
  • Devising safe working methods

Key steps in planning a Project

  • Getting a feel of the Project
  • Establishing key project dates
  • Establishing key events or activities
  • Assessing the time length of activities
  • Establishing the sequence
  • Deciding the appropriate programming techniques to be used

Construction planning- stages

  • Designing stage
  • Pre -Tender Stage
  • Pre –Contract Stage
  • Contract Stage

Reasons for Pre -Tender Planning

Reasons for Pre – Contract Planning

Reasons for Contract Planning

Developing Check lists

  • Developing Check list for Designing stage
  • Developing Check list for Pre -Tender Stage
  • Developing Check list for Pre –Contract Stage
  • Developing Check list for Contract Stage

Outputs of each construction planning stage

  • Designing stage – Project Master Schedule
  • Pre-Tender Stage – Pre Tendering Program, Tender risk assessment
  • Pre – Contract Stage – Master Program ,Target Program, Sub contractor program &  Procurement Program, Risk assessment
  • Contract Stage – Stage program, Short term program, As- Built program

Lead time

  • Introduction
  • Making due allowances for the “Lead Time” in the Project Master Schedule

Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

  • Methods of presenting WBS

Programming Techniques

  • Bar charts
  • Linked Bar Charts
  • Arrow Diagrams
  • Precedence Diagrams
  • Line of balance Diagrams

Basic principles of each of the above techniques

Special advantages of each of the above techniques

Entry Qualifications
Course fees
Rs. 9,000.00