Month: November 2018

MCA Holiday Schedule- November 12

MCA will be closed Monday November 12, 2018 for Remembrance Day

COURSE- Field Scheduling November 22

FIELD SCHEDULING- Who does what when in the field?

The aim of this course is to provide tools for scheduling at the Site and Crew Level. Site Management (Superintendent, General Foremen and Foremen) influence millions of dollars of construction a year. They must ensure that all resources are being used efficiently with minimal waste. Yet often, they receive very little in the way of training on how to plan and schedule field activities.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Topics covered:

  • Planning Principles
  • Network Schedules
  • Critical Path
  • Gantt (Bar) Charts
  • Manpower Curves
  • Progressing the Work
  • Productivity and Performance Factors
  • Look-Ahead Schedules

COURSE- Field Productivity Edmonton November 20

FIELD PRODUCTIVITY

Contractor success depends heavily on the field production of tradesmen. This seminar will define Field Productivity, discuss the effects of low Field Productivity and outline approaches to increase Field Productivity.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Topics covered:

  • Introduction to Field Productivity
  • The Contractor’s Role in improving Productivity
  • The Supervisor’s Role in Improving Field Productivity
  • Labour Productivity
  • Equipment Productivity
  • Factors that Impact Productivity
  • Quantifying Lost Productivity