Informações sobre o curso

100% online

Comece imediatamente e aprenda em seu próprio cronograma.

Prazos flexíveis

Redefinir os prazos de acordo com sua programação.

Nível iniciante

Aprox. 28 horas para completar

Sugerido: This course is rigorous and learners are expected to dedicate 5 weeks of study, 3-5 hours/week....


Legendas: Inglês

Habilidades que você terá

ScheduleLinear Scheduling MethodProgram Evaluation And Review Technique (PERT)Critical Path Method

100% online

Comece imediatamente e aprenda em seu próprio cronograma.

Prazos flexíveis

Redefinir os prazos de acordo com sua programação.

Nível iniciante

Aprox. 28 horas para completar

Sugerido: This course is rigorous and learners are expected to dedicate 5 weeks of study, 3-5 hours/week....


Legendas: Inglês

Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

10 minutos para concluir

Introduction to Construction Scheduling

The first module provides an overview of the Construction Scheduling course and the topics that will be covered. Learners will discover the relationships connecting construction activities, how to perform scheduling procedures, how to determine critical path and more. Professor Odeh will describe the differences between calendar dates and work dates and teach how to deal with uncertainty in construction projects. ...
1 vídeo (total de (Total 10 mín.) min)
1 hora para concluir

Bar (Gantt) Charts

The second module introduces bar or Gantt charts and how they are used as scheduling tools. Bar charts represent a project work item or activity as a time scaled bar; the length of which represents the planned duration of a construction activity. ...
3 vídeos (total de (Total 28 mín.) min), 1 teste
3 videos
Using Bar (Gantt) Charts8min
Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Bar (Gantt) Charts8min
1 exercício prático
Quiz on Gantt Chart14min
1 hora para concluir

Activity Precedence Diagrams

In this module, learners will create Activity Precedence Diagrams, also referred to as Activity on Node Diagrams, which graphically represent the construction activities in a project and their relationships. ...
3 vídeos (total de (Total 31 mín.) min)
3 videos
Recommendations for Building AON Diagrams12min
Examples of Activity Precedence (AON) Diagrams9min
1 hora para concluir

Types of Construction Activity Relationships

This module provides an overview of the types of construction activity relationships encountered in a construction project and how to represent them in an activity precedence diagram. ...
5 vídeos (total de (Total 29 mín.) min), 1 teste
5 videos
Types of Relationships between Construction Activities7min
Start to Start Relationships7min
Finish to Finish Relationships4min
Multiple Relationships3min
1 exercício prático
Quiz on Activity Relationships18min
1 hora para concluir

Forward and Backward Pass Calculations

Forward and Backward Pass Calculations are covered in this module. Forward Pass Calculations determine the minimum dates at which each construction activity can be performed and, ultimately, the minimum duration of a construction project. Backward Pass Calculations compute the latest dates by which each construction activity can be performed without increasing the projects minimum duration....
4 vídeos (total de (Total 44 mín.) min), 1 teste
4 videos
Backward Pass Calculations8min
Example 1: Activity On Node Diagram7min
Example 2: AON and Forward/Backward Pass Calculations11min
1 exercício prático
Quiz on Activity Precedence Diagrams, Activity Relationships and Forward/Backward Passes34min
1 hora para concluir

Critical Path

Professor Odeh discusses the importance of critical path in this module including what it is and why it is important. Learners will identify a critical path in a project and how to determine a critical path in different relationships....
6 vídeos (total de (Total 45 mín.) min), 1 teste
6 videos
Critical Path in a Project Schedule10min
Determining the Number of Critical Paths in a Project2min
Imposing Lag Durations in Critical Path12min
Determining Critical Path in a Start to Start Relationship7min
Determining Critical Path in a Finish to Finish Relationship6min
1 exercício prático
Critical Path Method20min
1 hora para concluir

Activity Floats

Professor Odeh introduces the types of floats in a construction project including; total float, free float, interfering float and independent float....
5 vídeos (total de (Total 45 mín.) min)
5 videos
Activity Floats9min
Determining Total Float and Free Float6min
Introduction to the Interfering Float9min
Independent Float9min
1 hora para concluir

Understanding Work Dates and Calendar Dates

In this module, the difference between working dates and calendar dates is explained and how to chart both in a project plan. ...
3 vídeos (total de (Total 26 mín.) min), 1 teste
3 videos
The Relationship between Calendar Days and Work Days7min
Charting Work Dates and Calendar Dates9min
1 exercício prático
Quiz on Floats and Work-Calendar days20min
4 horas para concluir

Activity on Arrow

Activity on Arrow diagrams are the topic for this module. Professor Odeh will discuss how to draw an activity on arrow diagram and how to number the nodes. Forward and Backward Pass calculations and determining the duration of a project are also covered. ...
8 vídeos (total de (Total 72 mín.) min), 2 testes
8 videos
Drawing an Activity on Arrow Diagram6min
Numbering Nodes on a Diagram2min
Practice Drawing Activity on Arrow Diagrams4min
Advanced Activity Diagrams14min
Adding a Key to An Activity on Arrow Diagram17min
Backward Pass Calculations6min
Determining the Duration of a Project8min
1 exercício prático
Quiz on Activity on Arrow20min
1 hora para concluir

Program Evaluation & Review Technique (PERT) and Range Estimating

The Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT) is introduced in this module which relates to uncertainty in estimating the duration of construction activities in a project schedule. PERT helps project managers determine the probability of a project being completed in a certain number of days. ...
6 vídeos (total de (Total 73 mín.) min)
6 videos
Probability of Completing a Project: Normal Distribution5min
PERT Probability Example12min
PERT Example on Completing a Project10min
PERT Calculations: Critical Activities16min
Applying PERT: Range Estimating19min
1 hora para concluir

The Role of the Scheduler in Construction Management

Jennifer Buermann, of the STV Group, discusses the role of the scheduler in a construction project and how to determine if a project is on track to meet the estimated goals. Also covered are ways to adjust to ensure the project stays on track. ...
3 vídeos (total de (Total 22 mín.) min), 1 teste
3 videos
Insuring a Project Stays on Track6min
Keeping Accurate Records of Project Progress7min
1 exercício prático
Quiz on PERT and Role of Scheduler20min
3 horas para concluir

Linear Construction Operations and Line of Balance

Professor Odeh introduces linear construction; projects that have linear, or repetitive, properties. Also covered is the Line of Balance scheduling method which is a way of allocating resources for repetitive processes. ...
5 vídeos (total de (Total 59 mín.) min), 2 testes
5 videos
Line of Balance (LOB)9min
LOB Diagram6min
LOB Example: Develop a Schedule12min
Visualizing LOB12min
1 exercício prático
Quiz on Line of Balance20min
3 horas para concluir

Technology Applications for Scheduling

Dareen Salama, of the STV Group, discusses the technology applications used for scheduling. Dareen provides an overview of the applications used for scheduling development, schedule analysis, sharing and collaboration and visualization. ...
12 vídeos (total de (Total 138 mín.) min), 1 teste
12 videos
Software Applications Overview9min
MS Project Scheduling Overview13min
MS Project: A Deeper Dive17min
Primavera P6 Overview12min
Primavera P6 Critical Path11min
Primavera P6: Gantt Chart12min
Primavera P6 Importing Activities and Running Schedule9min
Schedule Analysis and Applications9min
Schedule Application: Custom Tools10min
Building Information Management (BIM) Tools14min
Integration of the Model and Schedule Tools9min
1 exercício prático
Quiz on Technology Applications20min
1 hora para concluir

Scheduling for Large Programs

Christopher Toomey, Senior Vice President of AECOM Global Programs, discussed scheduling for large programs also known as the Integrated Master Scheduler. Mr. Toomey illustrates how to develop and maintain the Integrated Master Schedule and identifies key features. ...
3 vídeos (total de (Total 26 mín.) min)
3 videos
Scheduling for Large Programs 27min
Scheduling for Large Programs 38min
1 hora para concluir

Risk Allocation and Planning

Dr. Eduardo Gamez, Deputy Director of Risk Management for AECOM, introduces Risk Allocation and Planning. Dr. Gamez discusses the importance of formal risk management and how to use risk assessment as a support tool for planning and scheduling. ...
6 vídeos (total de (Total 85 mín.) min)
6 videos
Risk Allocation: Defining Success10min
Risk Allocation Analysis15min
Sample Risk Profiles15min
Risk Assessment13min
Risk Allocation: Schedule and Concluding Remarks16min
1 hora para concluir

Lean Design in Construction Scheduling

Sam Spata, of MethodLean, discusses lean design and lean scheduling. The concept of Flow is introduced, the process of how to get from the beginning to the end of a project, as a measurable addition of value. ...
4 vídeos (total de (Total 40 mín.) min), 1 teste
4 videos
Lean: Flow4min
Lean Design and Lean Scheduling11min
Lean Scheduling and Planning12min
1 exercício prático
Quiz on Large programs, Risk and Lean30min
131 avaliaçõesChevron Right


comecei uma nova carreira após concluir estes cursos


consegui um benefício significativo de carreira com este curso


recebi um aumento ou promoção

Melhores avaliações

por FLDec 27th 2016

The Course is very interesting and helpful from all prospective. I'm the project Owner and it was great experience for better understanding of the scheduling, different techniques and Lean Delivery.

por BAMar 16th 2019

It was a very dynamic course which contained many useful knowledge. I gained many important information that will help me a lot.\n\nThanks to Coursera and to my Instructors.



Ibrahim Odeh, Ph.D., MBA

Instructor, Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Columbia University
Director of Research and Founder, Global Leaders in Construction Management

Sobre Universidade Columbia

For more than 250 years, Columbia has been a leader in higher education in the nation and around the world. At the core of our wide range of academic inquiry is the commitment to attract and engage the best minds in pursuit of greater human understanding, pioneering new discoveries and service to society....

Sobre o Programa de cursos integrados Gerenciamento de construção

Construction Management is the planning, coordinating, and building of a project from conception to completion. This specialization is intended for Construction industry professionals, engineers, and architects looking to advance their careers. Students interested in learning about construction project management would also benefit from this specialization....
Gerenciamento de construção

Perguntas Frequentes – FAQ

  • Ao se inscrever para um Certificado, você terá acesso a todos os vídeos, testes e tarefas de programação (se aplicável). Tarefas avaliadas pelos colegas apenas podem ser enviadas e avaliadas após o início da sessão. Caso escolha explorar o curso sem adquiri-lo, talvez você não consiga acessar certas tarefas.

  • Quando você se inscreve no curso, tem acesso a todos os cursos na Especialização e pode obter um certificado quando concluir o trabalho. Seu Certificado eletrônico será adicionado à sua página de Participações e você poderá imprimi-lo ou adicioná-lo ao seu perfil no LinkedIn. Se quiser apenas ler e assistir o conteúdo do curso, você poderá frequentá-lo como ouvinte sem custo.

Mais dúvidas? Visite o Central de Ajuda ao Aprendiz.