This course introduces students to the DCMA 14-Point Schedule Analysis metrics, including an explanation of each of the metrics and how they apply to scheduling best-practices. Students will be shown real examples of schedule problems identified by the metrics, along with options on how to correct them. Two versions of this course are offered, one for Microsoft Project and the other for Oracle Primavera. 


    Target Audience

    Schedulers interested in better understanding the DCMA 14-Point Schedule Assessment or those who are looking for ways of improving schedule integrity using industry best-practices.


    Learning Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will have a thorough understanding of:

    • The scope and objectives of the DCMA 14-Point Schedule Assessment methodology
    • The basic counts used to derive the metrics
    • The 14 DCMA metrics, including how the metric is computed, applicable thresholds and relevant scheduling best practices
    • How to identify and correct schedule problems identified by the 14-point analysis


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    Course Logistics

    Duration: 1/2 Day

    Delivery: In person, instructor lead

    (PC's are not required)

    Class Size: Up to 15 students

    Prerequisites: None


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