Construction Project Planning
University of Newcastle
Area of Study
Taught In English
This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Construction Management (Building) (Honours) program.
Course Level Recommendations
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Host University Units10
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewLEARNING OUTCOMES1. Apply the stages and tools utilised in planning and programming construction operations2. Prepare a method statement, including resources3. Manually prepare a program of work, including critical path identification4. Operate a computer project planning package to prepare a schedule for a project5. Use software tools to understand how a BIM paradigm can be applied to project planning.CONTENTPlanning programme stages:Pre tenderMaster and stage programmesMethod statementsResource schedulesMaterial procurement schedulesProject planning tools:Gantt chartsLine of balance diagramsCritical path networksPrecedence diagramsPERT chartsPrecedence diagrams:Output ratesActivity durationsPlanning logicStart and finish timesFloat conceptsCritical path conceptsComputer aided project programming:Data inputProgram outputs including PERT and Gantt charts, resources, activity float and critical pathBIM tools and their use in project planning
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.