Project planning and control

Start Date
24/07/2017

End Date
15/09/2017

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Koshy Varghese
IIT Madras
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Engineering
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Undergraduate
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Overview

ABOUT THE COURSE

This course will cover the basic concepts in Project Planning and Control with a focus on construction projects. The course is relevant to Civil Engineering senior level undergraduate as well as post-graduate students in the area of construction management. Practicing engineers who are part of the planning team on construction projects will also benefit from the concepts covered in the course. 

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INTENDED AUDIENCE
UG/PG/Industry Participants 

PRE-REQUISITES
Basic Mathematics with Probability and Statistics 

INDUSTRIES THAT WILL VALUE THIS
All leading construction companies

COURSE LAYOUT 

Week 1. Introduction, Course Context, Construction Project Management
Week 2. Time Management, Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), Gantt Charts
Week 3. Duration Estimation, Network Representation & Analysis -1
Week 4. Network Representation & Analysis -2; Two-Span Bridge: Scheduling, Network Analysis and Application
Week 5. Time-Cost Trade-off (Crashing)
Week 6. Resource Scheduling
Week 7. Precedence Diagramming Method (PDM), Project Monitoring & Control
Week 8. Project Monitoring & Control (Earned Value Concepts), Uncertainty in Project Schedules (PERT), Course Summary

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Faculty

Koshy Varghese


Dr. Koshy Varghese is a Professor with the Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM). Dr. Varghese earned his Doctoral Degree at the University of Texas at Austin in 1992 and worked as a post-doctoral fellow for a year after which he joined IIT Madras. Dr. Varghese is a pioneer in construction management education and research in India and has taught courses in Construction Planning and Control to undergraduates / postgraduate as well as to industry.

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