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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Construction Scheduling by Columbia University

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About the Course

This course focuses on learning how to develop and manage a schedule. The first module provides an overview of the Construction Scheduling course. The second module introduces bar or Gantt charts and how they are used as scheduling tools. During the third 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. The fourth 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. Forward and backward pass calculations are covered in the fifth module, and during the sixth module, Professor Odeh discusses the importance of critical paths, including what it is and why it is important. By the end of this course, you will be able to: -Discover key project scheduling techniques and procedures -Learn how to develop and manage a schedule, and understand scheduling tools such as bar charts, activity on arrow, and activity on nodes -Explore the multiple relationships that connect all the construction activities in our project from start to finish -Learn about creating a network diagram, defining the importance of the critical path in a project network, and defining project activities float -Understand the fundamentals of bar charts, precedence diagrams, activity on arrow, Program -Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT), range estimating, linear project operations, and the line of balance (LOB)...

Top reviews


Dec 26, 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.


Dec 23, 2019

This course was beneficial. Each topic was taught in a simple, understandable way, and you may not have any difficulty with the basics. I enjoyed it a lot, and I think this could help you.

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By Suyog P

Jun 10, 2018

Wonderfully constructed course.

By Mayank T

Jul 9, 2022

It was indeed a great course.

By Orifha M

Apr 13, 2020

Great Course and informative.

By Ahmed A

Aug 6, 2022

well organised and well done


May 25, 2022

The course is very detailed.

By Jesus A M

Apr 4, 2020

Amazing and so professional.

By Durgesh k s

Sep 12, 2018

I got a lot of knowledge...

By Ed V

Jun 11, 2017

Very informative, thank you

By oluwasanmi o

Dec 4, 2022

Great learning experience

By Abhishek P

Sep 8, 2020

This course is just awsome

By Edualys R

Jan 5, 2020

Very skilled professionals

By Jorge P

May 24, 2017

Useful and easy to follow

By Clément C

Feb 5, 2017

Excellent, I recommend it

By Abul K

Jul 15, 2020

GOOD course for learning

By Prashant R

Sep 18, 2019

Nice learning experience

By irshad m

Sep 7, 2021

good learning exprience

By Ahmed M

May 6, 2021

Amazing and insightful.


Apr 17, 2020

great course it was fun

By Evangelos G

Aug 31, 2021

Perfect for a beginner

By Mohammad M A

Dec 4, 2016


By Freeman D

Nov 24, 2016

I really learnt a lot.


Apr 17, 2019

very usefull material

By susanne s

Nov 3, 2022

Thank you very much!

By Jeany R C

Oct 31, 2020

It helps veryhelpful

By Mahipal S

Jan 26, 2019

Very useful courses