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Project Planning and Scheduling

A comprehensive course on project planning and schedules in the civil industry.

12 weeks long course | 100% Online

Learn from leading experts in the industry

Project based learning with 2 industry level projects that learners can showcase on LinkedIn.

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This course is full of best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry experts in the form of videos and projects

Course Overview

  • The students will gain a thorough knowledge of construction project planning and scheduling.
  • This course provides clarity on the purpose of monitoring and reporting all the issues and progress to keep the project on schedule and budget.
  • During the coursework, the students will learn about
    • Project Process Chart
    • Work Breakdown Structure
    • Project Planning Using PDM, CPM, and PERT
    • Resource Scheduling
    • Resource Levelling
    • Types of Contracts
  • They will be exposed to the modern trends and standard practices being followed in the industry right now.

Course Syllabus

On a daily basis we talk to companies in the likes of Tata Elxsi and Mahindra to fine tune our curriculum.

Week 1 - Project Planning Concepts

  • Transition Phase and its Challenges
  • Success and Failure of Projects
  • Basic Steps involved in Project Planning

Week 2 - Project Planning and Control System

  • Planning, Monitoring, and Control Systems
  • Planning at Site through MPCS - Schedules
  • Planning Organization

Week 3 - Project Scheduling

  • Understanding Project Plan
  • Ingredients of a Schedule
  • Plan and Schedule Framework

Week 4 - Milestone Identification

  • Setting up Milestone
  • Resource Scheduling 
  • Resource Allocation



Week 5 - WBS Framework Formulation Part - 1

  • Introduction to Work Breakdown Structure
  • Steps to Develop Work Breakdown Structure
  • Procedure to Use Work Breakdown Structure


Week 6 - WBS Framework Formulation Part - 2

  • Macro-level Understanding of Sequencing
  • Macro-level Understanding of Interfaces and Interdependencies

Week 7 - Scheduling Concepts Part - 1

  • Micro-level Understanding of Sequencing
  • Micro-level Understanding of Interfaces and Interdependencies.
  • Identification of Activities
  • Estimation and Effort Calculation

Week 8 - Scheduling Concepts Part - 2

  • Understanding Relationship Dependencies
  • Developing Knowledge of Lead and Lag
  • Scheduling Techniques

Week 9 - Network and Sequencing

  • Elements of Network
  • PERT/CPM Mathematical Analysis
  • Network Analysis Diagram

Week 10 - Resource Scheduling Techniques

  • Resources
    • Utilization Planning
    • Leveling 
    • Allocation
    • Limitations

Week 11 - Recommendation and Checks for Schedule Preparation

  • Recommendation for Schedule Preparation
  • Reducing Project Duration
  • Scheduling using Primavera 

Week 12 - Types of Contracts

  • Brief Outline of Types of Contracts
  • Types of Schedules
  • Brief Outline of EPC-related Schedules

Our courses have been designed by industry experts to help students achieve their dream careers

Industry Projects

Our projects are designed by experts in the industry to reflect industry standards. By working through our projects, Learners will gain a practical understanding of what they will take on at a larger-scale in the industry. In total, there are 2 Projects that are available in this program.

Developing the Schedule for the Construction of Police Station Building

During this projectwork, the learners will develop a schedule for the "Construction of Police Station Building" based on the activity list. This is done by planning and scheduling the task using work breakdown structure. Further, the critical activities are analyzed considering the total float criteria.

Planning and Scheduling of the Township Development

In this project, the learners will work on the strategy, planning, and scheduling of the township development in a major area. This is done by identifying and meeting the stakeholders within the given circumstances and constraints. Also, they will analyse the project's WBS, activities, sequence, and critical path for proper scheduling.

Our courses have been designed by industry experts to help students achieve their dream careers

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Instructors profiles

Our courses are designed by leading academicians and experienced industry professionals.


1 industry expert

Our instructors are industry experts along with a passion to teach.


19 years in the experience range

Instructors with 19 years extensive industry experience.


Areas of expertise

  • Project Planning and control

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