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Project Planning from Bidding to Foundation Completion using MS Project

Author(s):

Umang Gangil , MADHAV INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY & SCIENCE; Asso. Prof. A. K. Dwivedi, MADHAV INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY & SCIENCE; Dr. Manoj Trivedi, IIT Roorkee

Keywords:

PMS (Project Management Software), MS Project Software, Construction, Scheduling, Resource Allocation, Resource Sheet, Timeline, Gantt Chart, Calendar View, Task Management, Network Diagram, EPM (Enterprise Project Management)

Abstract

Construction planning is very important task to successful and smooth completion of construction work especially when construction is very critical. In previous days, it has been done either by manually using pen & paper or by using MS Excel sheets. With the advancement of technologies, automated tools come in market like MS project. MS project is very easy to use automation software where construction planning and project management becomes very easy. MS project takes the requirement from user and automatically create its graphical charts, cash flow models, timeline model and resource sheets etc. In our work, construction planning starting from bidding for the contract to laying down foundation is planned using MS project. It has been found that the graphical views of MS project tool makes analysis of the task and status of working very easy and smooth.

Other Details

Paper ID: IJSRDV6I60229
Published in: Volume : 6, Issue : 6
Publication Date: 01/09/2018
Page(s): 309-315

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