Course Description: Study of planning and control of a schedule by network techniques including the time cost analysis of CPM scheduling for application on construction projects, job shop scheduling, and related problems. Prerequisite: CO235. 3:0:3
Educational Philosophy: I will use lectures, readings, quizzes, exams, and a project to determine student understanding of the material.
Learning Outcomes:After completion of this course, the student will be able to do the following:
(1) Understand the use of CPM for scheduling projects.
(2) Display projects by the use of network diagrams that depict the sequence and interrelationship of all components of that project.
(3) Manipulation of the network to determine the best overall program.
(4) Comparison of CPM with PERT and Gantt Charts.
Grading: The final grade will be based on the following breakdown
Class Participation 5%
Project (Including Presentation) 20%
Late Submission of Course Materials: Late work is not accepted unless coordinated ahead of time.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Be professional and complete work in such a manner.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: SESSION/DATE SUBJECT ASSIGNMENT
Week 1/June 10 Introduction Chapters 1-4
Course Overview Homework(HW)#1
Network Construction Assign Project
Basics of CPM
Week 2/June 17 Calculating Event Times Chapters 5-7
Calculating Activity Times Turn-In HW #1
Computers and CPM HW #2 Assigned
Week 3/June 24 Additional CPM Tools Chapters 8-10,12
Precedence Network QUIZ #2
Precedence Diagramming Turn-in HW #2
HW #3 Assigned
Week 4/July 1 Mid-Term Computer Time
Turn-in HW #3
Week 5/July 8 Procurement Chapters 13-16
Preparing a CPM QUIZ #3
Week 6/July 15 Procurement Chapters 13-16
Preparing a CPM QUIZ #4
HW #4 Assigned
Week 7/July 22 Monitoring Proj Progress Chapters 17, 18
21, & 22
CPM and Cost Control QUIZ #4
Turn-in HW #4
Week 8/July 29 Project Presentations
Final Exam (Weeks 5-7)
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Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences
via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate
Catalog Page 100
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