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CPM in Construction Management: Preventing and Measuring Delays

Learn how to use today's project management tools effectively to identify project delays before they are insurmountable.

This topic will teach you how to use the schedules persuasively and reliably to measure and quantify project delays. You will also be provided the technical and legal foundation for the techniques presented. You will be brought up-to-date on the very latest scheduling tools and concepts relevant to recognizing and quantifying delays on a construction project. The speaker will introduce the concept of the longest path, present a simple way to understand float ownership and tackle the conundrum of concurrent delay. This topic will allow you to be able to use the project schedule as a more effective management tool.

Runtime: 92 minutes
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Agenda

Brief Overview of CPM Schedules and Delays

  • Why Have the Risks of Delay Increased?
  • Description of the Enhanced Project Management Tools Available to Address This Increased Risk
  • Review of Basic Schedule Terminology, Focusing on the Longest Path and Float
  • Identification of the Key Best Practices That Guarantee the Earliest Possible Identification of Delays

Analyzing a Schedule to Identify and Measure Delay

  • The Importance of the Contemporaneous Schedule
  • The Strengths and Weaknesses of Different Approaches to Measure Delay
  • Total Time
  • Impacted As-Planned
  • The Basic Rules of Schedule Analysis
  • Key Terminology Related to Schedule Analysis

Schedule Analysis Example - The Instructor Will Take You Through a Step-By-Step Analysis of a CPM Schedule to Identify and Quantify a Delay

Wrap-up

  • Key Best Practices Essential to Early Identification and Quantification of Delay
  • Suggestions for Using These Key Best Practices to Avoid or Minimize Delay
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Faculty

Mike Ryan, P.E., PSP

Mike Ryan, P.E., PSP

Trauner Consulting Services, Inc.

  • Consultant with Trauner Consulting Services, Inc.
  • Expertise in the areas of CPM scheduling (Primavera P3 and P6, Microsoft Project, and Suretrak); claims preparation and analysis; change order evaluation; and liability analysis
  • Has presented at mediation on delays, liability, and damages; has prepared testimony for arbitration and trial
  • Registered Professional Engineer in the state of Florida
  • Certified Planning and Scheduling Professional
  • Involved in the analysis and presentation of claims on projects involving mass transit, government, military, commercial, education, high-rise residential, and civil works construction
  • Created and reviewed baseline schedules, monthly updates, and recovery plans for multi-million dollar projects
  • Certified instructor with the National Highway Institute. Mike has presented the course, "Managing Highway Contract Claims: Analysis and Avoidance", to hundreds of construction professionals across the nation
  • B.S. degree in civil engineering with a minor in economics, Duke University
  • Can be contacted at 407-345-0366 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 400238
Published 2017
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