Time is money in the construction industry. For every project, there’s a set deadline that is to be met. Unfortunately in most cases, these deadlines are subjected to postponement, and at times there is no one even at fault. To counter this, there must be the development of a successful project schedule.
Factor Time Into Cost
In order to successfully manage a construction project, there must be a timely schedule that’s organized, efficient, and realistic. There must also be proper scheduling of work tasks that include the most critical aspects of the entire project. Each party must be assigned their exact duties with little wiggle room. Construction advisory services are also useful in that they can create proper schedules for your team to work based off of.
Break Down The Schedule
The project schedule must not only divide each section of work into activities, but there must be an allocation of whom it should be assigned to. This gives each party their responsibilities and duties in an informative way – which can actually be handled by construction consultants. Even before the construction project begins, there must be organization. Often overlooked, project schedules are actually vital to the success of a project.
Organize Via Charts and Graphs
A schedule can be as basic as a pie chart or as advanced as a 3D model. It’s important that the focus shouldn’t be for aesthetic purposes, but for actual utilization. For example, if you’re creating a pie chart. Each section should be a representative of activity duration and work load. You can also create a bar chart that is representative of work completion. For example, it can resemble a domino effect. Bars can be stacked per activity. Once one activity is accomplished, the next sequence of bars will begin moving.
Bio: Lyle Charles is a seasoned executive, business coach and mediator. His firm, Lyle Charles Consulting is a respected firm that served thousands of satisfied clients.