Tag: scheduling

Project Baseline Schedules

The Importance of Project Schedules

Projecting and Tracking Project Revenues

Using Milestones to Manage Your Schedule

Implementing Project Schedules in the Field

E678: Tracking Your Project Schedule

Project schedules are great tools when used properly.

E548: Realistic Schedule Logic

Create schedules that are used as tools, not as placemats.   An effective schedule must be realistic There is a lot that goes into a realistic schedule Too much for a single Coachcast – today we are focusing on the logic The logic is the sequencing and the coordination portion of the schedule When creating …

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E508: The Importance Of Accurate Scheduling

Poor schedule development and management causes problems on the project.   The project schedule is the roadmap Tells everyone the who, what, when and where on the project Organizes the team We would get lost with outdated maps Failures occur when schedules are not accurate Manpower is misallocated and wasted Materials and equipment are not available …

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E506: Ask Coach – Dealing With Delays

If you are having scheduling issues deal with them head on.   Q: The Prime Contractor is giving me a hard time about delaying the project. It’s not all my fault. How should I handle this. A: Protect yourself at all times. Give notice when anything is delaying your progress, no matter how minor it …

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E413: Managing The Schedule In The Field

Good communication is key to managing a project schedule in the field.   Going from planning to execution Gantt charts provide a high-level view of the schedule Lack the details needed for proper field coordination Make the connection and keep you projects on schedule The troubles we encounter with typical Gantt chart schedules in the …

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