the dcma 14-point schedule assessment

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

During the training, our instructor takes the time to learn about your organization to provide relevant examples of ways to use the concepts in your daily work environment. 

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

1/2 Day (4 hours)
In person, instructor lead or via video conference 
Student PC's are not required.
Class Size
Up to 15 students


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