Project Scheduling is an integral part of and vital to the success of a project.
It entails the setup of the timelines and resources required for execution and includes the associated monitoring and controlling functions to ensure project completion within the required time frame.
Project Scheduling functions would typically involve:
- Development of the Project Schedule based on the project Work Breakdown Structure;
- Coordinating multiple Contractor Schedules into overall Project Master Schedule;
- Development and consolidation of progress measurement metrics for monitoring and controlling;
- Updating and maintaining the Project Schedule;
- Monitoring and forecasting progress – including Progress Charts (S-curves), Look-Ahead Schedules, etc.;
- Preparation and presentation of progress reports and dashboards for management;
- Deviation analyses between planned and actual progress;
- Professional and competent personnel
- Development of the project Work Breakdown Structure for scheduling in consultation with the project team;
- Recommending and implementing changes to realign the Schedule with required milestones;
- Support of Contract Management function – i.e. delay and variation management within the schedule, early warning identification etc.;
- Evaluation of Schedule impacts arising from incidents and decisions;
- Providing support to project team and participating in project meetings;
- Schedule risk analysis and management;
- Scope Management;
- Integrated Change Control ;
- Management of Incident Registers;
- Management of Decision Registers.
Professional & Competent Personnel
All of our project schedulers have been trained in and utilise Microsoft Project and/or Primavera P6 software in the execution of their duties. Additionally, they are either CAPM® or PMP® certified or in the process of obtaining these certifications. We provide ongoing training to all of our consultants and we believe in upskilling them in all disciplines of project management and not just their specific discipline.