Tips to Effective Project Schedule Updates Part 3

Client feedbacks must be clear, with enough details yet to the point. This gives contractor their fair chance. The client expect the same from
the contractor. All feedbacks must have a tracking mechanism in place. Every schedule must have a benchmarked minimum schedule quality so it remains reliable.

Losing the quality essence of the schedule means the increased possibility of losing stakeholder’s confidence. The project has to avoid such situation from ever happening.

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Tips to Effective Project Schedule Updates Part 2

The client company, through its representative, must review and give feedbacks to the contractor after receiving the schedule update/report. It is not only an expected feedback and input mechanism but also a responsibility.

Return inputs (feedbacks) must be in a timely, coordinated, and agreed-to manner so nothing goes between the cracks. All inputs and feedbacks shall be in writing via e-mail or handwritten correspondences.

Address the comments from the client in a formal construction meeting or documented informally, prior to such meeting. Engaging face to face is preferred to a teleconference call or remote engagement whenever possible.

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Tips to Effective Project Schedule Updates Part 1

There are numerous approaches to schedule updating but often times, the project still grapple with what to do when it comes time. Updating a schedule must adopt a clear and approved guideline or procedure reflecting the best practice and fit-for-purpose approach.

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SCHEDULE QUANTITATIVE RISK ANALYSIS (TRADITIONAL METHOD)

SCHEDULE QUANTITATIVE RISK ANALYSIS (TRADITIONAL METHOD) ISBN: 978-0-9947608-3-8 (Canada) by RUFRAN C. FRAGO, P. ENG., PMP, CCP, PMI-RMP The book “Schedule…

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PM Solution Pro “ZERO P6 Course” is doing great!

ZERO P6 is a five-hour training course on planning, scheduling, and schedule management using Oracle Primavera P6 Professional Version 18 intended to create & develop student’s skills from scratch. This elementary course leads to the next course BASIC P6.

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New book : “Schedule Quantitative Risk Analysis (Traditional Method)”

The kindle and paperback edition of the book “Schedule Quantitative Risk Analysis (Traditional Method)” was officially approved and published. It…

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Announcing my fourth book : “Schedule Quantitative Risk Analysis (Traditional Method)”

New and upcoming project managers, leaders, planners and schedulers would love to wrap their heads around this special risk-based knowledge area and will enjoy reading this book. The skills needed to perform SQRA has eluded many even as they try to learn how to effectively utilize the tool. Relying on bits and pieces of information without understanding the quantitative process is a major sticking point. It is my intention to address them, giving the readers, full understanding of the subject.

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FREE WHITE PAPER NO.6 : Ten Cardinal Rules to Good Schedule Baseline Management

A project that does not have a clear understanding on how to manage schedule baselines cannot expect to manage time…

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