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Construction Scheduling Basics – Moving Beyond Spreadsheets

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Do you avoid using a scheduling tool for your projects because it’s too expensive? It’s far too complex? You can ‘get by’ with a spreadsheet for most jobs?

In this webinar our experienced presenter reviews how moving beyond spreadsheets for your construction scheduling isn’t such a big step. With the right software, a construction schedule need not be that hard to create. We show you how easy and inexpensive it is to create and manage a schedule and demonstrate how to ensure your schedule is rock solid and valid and will hold up to the scheduling gurus. It’s time to move beyond spreadsheets!:

What will I gain from watching the recording?

  • See the benefits of moving beyond spreadsheets to a scheduling tool.
  • Understand how to get your information into the scheduling tool.
  • How to create activities and tasks.
  • Logic ties between the activities.
  • The Critical Path through your project.

The speaker
Megan DePoty, your presenter. Prior to joining Elecosoft, Megan was a professional scheduler and project manager for both GCs and Specialty Contractors. She has planned projects using all the popular scheduling tools construction challenges. In her consulting capacity with Elecosoft, she supports a network of authorized Powerproject Resellers delivering scheduling tools and services to contractors across the USA. Megan holds a Management from Colorado State University and is a Colorado native.