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SSUD12-207: Project Planning and Scheduling

Description

This subject concerns the detailed planning and time management of construction projects. It develops key skills in activity planning and estimating, network development, precedence and arrow diagrams, free and total float calculation, critical path method, risk management, resource allocation and levelling, line of balance, monitoring and control, schedule compression and its impact on productivity. Time management software is used to plan and manage project activities. Practical tutorial activities are used extensively in this subject.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeSSUD12-207
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • January 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2020 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2020 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study abroadAvailable to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Architecture and Built Environment
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,247
  • Commencing in 2019: $4,290

Learning outcomes

1. Have the ability to prepare and implement a schedule of activities necessary to manage a project.
2. Have the ability to implement planning processes to ensure projects are completed on time.
3. Have an understanding of the relationship between time and other key factors such as cost, quality and risk.
4. Have knowledge of allocation of resources to projects.
5. Have knowledge of applying risk management techniques.
6. Have basic skills in the use time management software to manage projects.

Prerequisites

Please check the subject outline for pre-requisite subjects.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens12/11/2017
Semester start15/01/2018
Subject start15/01/2018
Cancellation 1?29/01/2018
Cancellation 2?05/02/2018
Last enrolment28/01/2018
Last withdrawal?09/02/2018
Teaching census?09/02/2018
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/03/2018
Semester start14/05/2018
Subject start14/05/2018
Cancellation 1?28/05/2018
Cancellation 2?04/06/2018
Last enrolment27/05/2018
Last withdrawal?08/06/2018
Teaching census?08/06/2018