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The Construction Scheduling course offered by Coursera in partnership with Columbia University is part of the Construction Management Specialization.

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Learners of the Construction Scheduling course offered by Coursera in partnership with Columbia University will discover the key project scheduling techniques and procedures including; how to create a network diagram, how to define the importance of the critical path in a project network, and defining project activities float. Also covered are the fundamentals of Bar Charts, Precedence Diagrams, Activity on Arrow, PERT, Range Estimating, and linear project operations and the line of balance.

Skills you will gain

  • Schedule
  • Linear Scheduling Method
  • Program Evaluation And Review Technique (PERT)
  • Critical Path Method

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Construction Scheduling
  • Bar (Gantt) Charts
  • Activity Precedence Diagrams
  • Types of Construction Activity Relationships
  • Forward and Backward Pass Calculations
  • Critical Path
  • Activity Floats
  • Understanding Work Dates and Calendar Dates
  • Activity on Arrow
  • Program Evaluation & Review Technique (PERT) and Range Estimating
  • The Role of the Scheduler in Construction Management
  • Linear Construction Operations and Line of Balance
  • Technology Applications for Scheduling
  • Scheduling for Large Programs

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 35 days

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.




  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Beginner Level

Tuition Fee

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