CO360 Critical Path Analysis

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CO 360 Critical Path Analysis


F2OO 2011 WO


Dupont, Keith A.

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573 842 9089


Semester Dates

October 17 - December 10

Class Days


Class Time

5:00 - 10:20 PM

Credit Hours



CPM in Construction Management   
James J. O'Brien
Fredric L. Plotnick

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Course Description:
CO360 Critical Path Analysis: 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

  Instructor Learning Outcomes

  1. Understanding of the use of CPM scheduling for a project determin tasks for a network
  2. Understand the use of CPM with PERT and Gantt Charts
  3. Determin early start, early finish, late start, late finish and understand how to crash a schedule
  4. understand and demonstrate the manipulation of a network
Class Assessment:
Home Work
Final Exam


Participation   100 pts
Home work    150 pts
Quizzes           250 pts
Class Project  200 pts
Final Exam      300 pts
Total 1000 pts

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Work not completed in accordance with the schedule can be turned in late with approparate deductions.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
All normal FLW class room policies apply and will be enforced.  Cell phones must be in a mode that will not disrupt the class

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

Week   Assignment          Notes            Issue Assignments
1           Chapters 1-5                           Home Work 1
2           Chapters 6-10   quiz 1             Home Work 2
3           Chapters 11-15 quiz 2             Home Work 3
4           Chapters 16-20 quiz 3             Home Work 4
5           Chapters 21-25 quiz 4             Home Work 5
6           Chapters 26-30 quiz 5             Home Work 6
7           Chapters 31-38 quiz 6             Home Work 7
8           Final Exam/Project Presentation

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Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "F".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 96

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