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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 Constance F

Apr 15, 2018

Excellent course, with Forward and Backward Pass Calculations particularly well explained.

By Gangadhari J

Jan 6, 2023

this is the best would personally request coursera to arrange a course based on primevera

By Maciej B

Dec 10, 2019

Really great course - lot of very important knowledge for every beginner Project Manager


Oct 11, 2022

A must learn course if you are interested to be a Scheduler or a Construction Manager.

By Sandra I T

Jan 5, 2019


By Oluyinka O

Jun 22, 2018

The lectures were very clear and easy to understand even for newbies like me. Thank you

By Pranesh S

Jul 5, 2019

The kind of course exactly I was looking for. Best lectures, good learning experience!

By Pranay B

Jun 25, 2019

It is easy to learn this course and get more knowledge in this construction scheduling

By Sebastián V P

Oct 3, 2017

Excelente curso para conocer las bases teóricas de la programación en la construcción.

By Tin K O

Nov 29, 2016

A very good course on Project scheduling, both theory and calculation.

Very very great!

By Martinez B

Sep 4, 2022

Cover all the concepts, the instructors are knowlwdgable and leaders in the industry.

By Donavan G

Dec 27, 2020

Excellent Course. Will be tremendous help in my career as a Estimator. Great. Thanks

By Ozni L

Jul 3, 2020

Great and informative most important the certificate to add to your linkedin profile

By Oluwole O

Nov 13, 2021

Thorough till the end, it was as well demanding. it's worth every moment of study.

By Md. S K

Sep 13, 2020

The teaching style is awesome. I loved this course. Thank you all the instructors.

By Hamid A M

Jun 20, 2020

A must course for all those all those involved in Project Management & Scheduling.

By Nkafu A N

Nov 1, 2017

It was very very informative I gain a lot of skills in planning and job scheduling

By Jose D G M

Mar 6, 2018

Very useful content, above expectations and delivered in a clear and neat manner.

By Carlos A M

Dec 3, 2016

This is an excelent course to learn the art and craft of Construction Scheduling.

By Myo H Z

May 16, 2021

Teaching Method is very simplify for our Myanmar. So Thanks for your kindness.

By Fredrick K M

Sep 8, 2018

After this course,i now schedule projects faster and better.Best classes ever

By Frederick

Feb 29, 2020

Great content, useful advice and very good professors. Worth every dollar.

By Muhammad I

Jan 26, 2019

Really helpfull for civil engineer who wants learn construction scheduling

By om p s

May 24, 2017

Best course in construction schedule by great university and best teacher

By Bernard K T P

Aug 3, 2020

Very challenging and knowledgeable.I have learnt a lot from this course.