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Presenter: Floyd Ostrowski, PMP

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Knoxville, TN

Hyatt Place Knoxville Downtown
530 South Gay Street
Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone: 865-544-9977

This seminar is closed or full.


Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 - 11:45 am

Lunch (On your own):         11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Afternoon Session:             12:45 - 5:00 pm

Role of Scheduling in Project Planning and Cost Control

   Planning and scheduling
   Project control
   Scheduling and project management
   Increased productivity and cost control

Time Management

   Network diagrams
   Precedence diagraming methods
   3-point estimating
   Reserve analysis

Introduction to Critical Path Method (CPM) Scheduling

   Development of CPM
   Introduction to main features
   Advantages and disadvantages
   Finding the critical activities and the critical path

Creating a CPM Logic Diagram

   Understand the project goals, components and processes
   Use a work breakdown structure
   Identify the activities
   Calculate durations
   Find start and finish dates
   Find the critical path

Cost Management

   Earned value management (EVM)
   Cost baseline
   Performance measurements
   Variable/fixed costs
   Direct/indirect costs

Fine-Tuning and Changing the Schedule

   Resource allocation and resource leveling
   Materials management
   Scheduling and cost control
   Working with floats and with lags
   Handling delays
   Crashing the schedule

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Interior Designers
  • Contractors

     7.0 PDHs
     7.0 AIA Learning Units

Professional Engineers
     7.0 PDHs

Interior Designers
     7.0 PDHs

     Non-Credit CE

See inside for important continuing

education information.

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers a maximum 7.0 PDHs to Tennessee architects, engineers, and interior designers. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Tennessee. The content of this course is not considered HSW. HalfMoon Education recommends architects, engineers, and interior designers not claim the HSW PDHs for continuing education purposes.

This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 7.0 Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES.

Architects and engineers seeking continuing education credit in other states will be able to apply the hours earned at this seminar, in most cases. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.

This seminar offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. HalfMoon Education is not seeking contractor continuing education approval in any state.

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.


Floyd Ostrowski, PMP

Assistant Professor of Practice, University of Tennessee

Mr. Ostrowski is an assistant professor of practice for the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering and the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. He has a 40-year progressive track record in advanced manufacturing concepts beginning as a machinist apprentice and culminating in a Chief Operating Officer position with multi-plant, multi-state, international operations experience. He has strong lean manufacturing skills. His work and experience has attained results that have radically streamlined and improved supply chain processes, achieving high levels of profitability, responsiveness, inventory turns and customer satisfaction. This was accomplished through driving the implementations of JIT (pull replenishment), TQM, and employee empowerment (Kaizen Blitz events and cross-functional teams). Mr. Ostrowski earned his B.A. degree in Business Administration from Antioch University in 1990 and his M.S. degree in Industrial Technology, Manufacturing Concentration, from East Carolina University in 2002. He also received executive education from Harvard Business School in operations management and finance.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $289.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $289.00
Group Prices
3 or more People: $269.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.