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Why is it that soon after the project kicks off, things seem to drift off plan and the project schedule needs to be replaced and re-baselined?

The answer lies in aligning the schedule to best practice.  This practical guide covers a method of analysing a project schedule in terms of generally accepted scheduling principles (GASP).   The resulting analysis can be used to monitor existing project schedules and detect problems early,  or in a tender situation to guide the contractor on the owners requirement in terms of schedule quality.    The analysis measures a schedule in terms of the eight essential principles developed by the Defence Contract Management Agency.   The analysis results in a graphical representation of the schedule quality during the planning and execution stages of any project.

Here’s what you will learn:

  1. What are the generally accepted scheduling principles?
  2. The 14 assessment points
  3. How to analyse a project schedule for alignment to GASP
  4. How to track a project schedule to detect trends early enough to take proactive measures
  5. How an owner can use GASP to improve the quality of the plans of sub-contractors during the tender process and during the project itself.

This Guide is now available to all members and you can access your e-learning from the OTC Toolkits Membership site.  (Log-in required).

See you inside the Toolkits.

– The OTC Toolkits Team