The Essential Elements of Modern Critical Path Method (CPM) Schedules
Learn about this valuable schedule.
The CPM schedule is an important schedule to have in any construction project as this type of schedule explains the project’s plan for construction in a network. This white paper reviews what the Critical Path Method schedule network of activities consists of and discusses work calendars and activity dates.
Director, shareholder with Trauner Consulting Services, Inc.
Expertise in the areas of CPM scheduling; claims preparation and analysis; and the review, editing, and updating of specifications
Has provided expert testimony on delays, termination for default, and damages
Author of Construction Delays, Third Edition
Certified planning and scheduling professional
Certified Construction Documents Technologist with the Construction Specifications Institute
Involved in the analysis and presentation of claims on projects involving mass transit, government, military, education, high-rise residential, and civil works construction
Contributing writer to the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International’s Recommended Practice No. 29R-03 for Forensic Schedule Analysis
The Recommended Practice is the first publication in the industry that comprehensively classifies all known schedule analysis techniques used by construction scheduling professionals to identify and measure project delay using project schedules
Award-winning instructor with the National Highway Institute; he is currently presenting the following courses: “Managing Highway Contract Claims: Analysis & Avoidance, Alternative Contracting,” “Use of CPM for Estimating Scheduling and Timely Completion,” and “Principles of Writing Highway Construction Specifications"
B.A. degree in economics, University of Pennsylvania