Registration: 8:00 - 8:30 am
Morning Session: 8:30 am - 11:45 pm
Lunch (On your own): 11:45 - 12:45 pm
Afternoon Session: 12:45 - 5:00 pm
Role of Scheduling in Project Planning and Cost Control
Planning and scheduling
Scheduling and project management
Increased productivity and cost control
Bar (Gantt) Charts
History and development of bar charts
Advantages and disadvantages
Creating bar charts
Introduction to Critical Path Method (CPM) Scheduling
Development of CPM
Introduction to main features
Advantages and disadvantages
Creating a CPM Logic Diagram
Understand the project goals, components and processes
Use a work breakdown structure
Find start and finish dates
Finding the critical activities and the critical path
Enhancing the Schedule
Resource allocation and resource leveling
Scheduling and cost control
Working with floats and with lags
Advancing the Schedule
Baseline, as-planned and actuals
Graphic and spreadsheet layouts
Crashing the schedule
Software, Reports and Presentations
Working with standard scheduling programs:
Primavera, Microsoft Project, others
Getting project participants to conform to the schedule
Who Should Attend
7.0 Continuing Ed. Hours*
7.0 AIA Learning Units
* See inside for important information
Non-Credit Continuing Ed.
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 7.0 continuing education hours to architects* in many states. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Ohio.
*Attention Ohio Architects: Continuing education hours are required to be in HSW topics. The American Institute of Architects has determined the subject matter of this seminar is not HSW. Accordingly, HalfMoon Education recommends Ohio architects take this course for informational purposes only.
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.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York architects.
This course offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to contractors. It has not been approved by any state contractor licensing entity for licensing maintenance.
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.
Gilbert A. Laterza, CPE, PSP
Wood, PLC, Cincinnati
Mr. Laterza has more than 39 years of proven construction and engineering experience that includes office and on-site project management. Current roles include management, estimating, project cost, planning, and scheduling for proposals and projects. Mr. Laterza also has experience in the power generation, paper, governmental, industrial, manufacturing, and commercial sectors. His responsibilities include overseeing and estimating for greenfield and brownfield projects, updating corporate estimating databases, evaluating project scope for estimate development, and reviewing site conditions. When required, Mr. Laterza performs quantity take-offs, labor rate schedules, materials pricing, and sourcing from historical data and local vendors and distributors. He includes indirect costs; estimate basis and methodology including equipment rentals, estimate plans, basis of estimate documentation; and project proposal. Mr. Laterza provides leadership for other estimators and schedulers on the use of estimating and scheduling software, including updates to the software and database, and historical pricing maintenance.
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Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.