About This Course
This course provides the basic knowledge and skills needed to plan, schedule and monitor construction projects; develop effective ways of communicating ideas and information; and consider and understand alternatives.
Sample textbook: Buttelwerth, J (2005) Computer Integrated Construction Project Scheduling, 2005 edition, Prentice-Hall
Sample course topics: Project life cycle, planning, activities in a schedule, work breakdown structure, sequencing, building permits, zoning approvals, scheduling the pre-construction phase, sitework, and structure phases.
MS, civil engineering with an emphasis on structural engineering and soil mechanics, University of Minnesota; B., civil engineering, University of Minnesota
PE, LEED AP
Kenneth Styrlund manages the North Central office for JE Dunn Construction. His work history extends to structural engineering for the a number of firms as well, where the projects he worked on included historic renovation projects, industrial facilities, retail malls, office buildings, hospitals and medical facilities, and parking structures. After several years on the design side of the industry, Ken moved to the construction side. As a construction project manager, he managed the construction of retail, office, and cultural facilities; historic renovations and restorations; and religious and industrial projects.
- CMgt 4021 – Construction Planning and Scheduling
MS, building construction, University of Florida; BS, building construction, University of Wisconsin-Stout
David Galetka has over 20 years of experience in major Midwest commercial construction firms as a project manager, senior project manager, and director of field operations. He spearheaded Galetka Construction Services, LLC, which focuses on construction management consulting, owner’s representation, and customized training programs. He is a former construction manager for Hennepin County’s Interchange Project in downtown Minneapolis, and is currently senior project manager for Faithful+Gould. David is pursuing a PhD in business with an emphasis in project management.
- CMgt 4021 - Construction Planning and Scheduling