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Day One: Thursday, February 25, 2021

9:30 am – 2:00 pm CST (including a 30-min. break)
Day Two: Friday, February 26, 2021
9:30 am – 2:00 pm CST (including a 30-min. break)

Presented by
Floyd Ostrowski, PMP

Construction Scheduling and Cost Control Webinar Series: Day One
Thursday, February 25, 2021 | 9:30 am – 2:00 pm CST (including a 30-min. break)

Project Selection, Scheduling, and Time Management
Project selection (engineering economy)
• Payback period
• Net present value
• Internal rate of return (IRR)
Scheduling in project planning and cost control
• Planning and scheduling
• Scheduling and project management
• Use a work breakdown structure (WBS)
• Network diagrams
• Precedence diagramming methods
• 3-point estimating
• Reserve analysis

Critical Path Method (CPM) Scheduling and Diagram
Development of CPM
Introduction to main features
Finding the critical activities and the critical path
Creating a CPM logic diagram
• Understand the project goals, components and processes
• Identify the activities
• Calculate durations
• Find start and finish dates
• Find the critical path

Construction Scheduling
and Cost Control Webinar Series: Day One
Friday, February 26, 2021 | 9:30 am – 2:00 pm CST (including a 30-min. break)

Cost Management, Risk Management Human Resources, FMEA
Earned value management (EVM)
Cost baseline
Project control
Performance measurements
Increased productivity and cost control
Variable/fixed costs
Direct/indirect costs

Change Control, Procurement, Quality Management
Resource allocation and resource leveling
Materials management/inventory
Procurement contracts
Lean/Six Sigma/ISO

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Professional Engineers
8.0 PDHs

8.0 CE Hours (not HSW)
8.0 AIA LU| Elective  (AIA credits only available for attending live Webinar)

International Code Council
.8 CEUs (Administration)

Continuing Education Credit Information

This webinar offers 8.0 PDHs to professional engineers licensed in all states and 8.0 non HSW
continuing education hours to architects licensed in states that accept non-HSW coursework.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in
Florida (Provider No. 5554646), Indiana (License No. CE21655559), Maryland, New Jersey
(Approval No. 24GP55555655), North Carolina (S-5135), and North Dakota. HalfMoon
Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers
and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing
Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i)(2)). Other
states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.

The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this
course for 8.0 LU|Elective (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to
the AIA/CES.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .8 CEUs in the specialty area
of Administration (Preferred Provider No. 1232).

Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event, respond
to all prompts, and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation
(multiple attempts allowed).


Floyd Ostrowski

University of Tennessee

Assistant Professor of Practice, University of Tennessee
Mr. Ostrowski is an assistant professor of practice for the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering and the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. He has a 40-year progressive track record in advanced manufacturing concepts beginning as a machinist apprentice and culminating in a Chief Operating Officer position with multi-plant, multi-state, international operations experience. He has strong lean manufacturing skills. His work and experience has attained results that have radically streamlined and improved supply chain processes, achieving high levels of profitability, responsiveness, inventory turns and customer satisfaction. This was accomplished through driving the implementations of JIT (pull replenishment), TQM, and employee empowerment (Kaizen Blitz events and cross-functional teams). Mr. Ostrowski earned his B.A. degree in Business Administration from Antioch University in 1990 and his M.S. degree in Industrial Technology, Manufacturing Concentration, from East Carolina University in 2002. He also received executive education from Harvard Business School in operations management and finance.

AIA Info

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES ( or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: Construction Scheduling and Cost Control

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course examines strategies to select projects based on payback periods, net present value and internal rate of return. It also examines scheduling project planning and cost control, the Critical Path Method scheduling and diagram, and cost management, risk management , human resources and FMEA

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to determine project selection based on engineering economy criteria of the payback period, net present value, and/or internal rate of return (IRR).

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to discuss scheduling in project planning and cost control methodologies.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to explain the principles, function, and benefits of the Critical Path Method for scheduling and cost control.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to discuss cost management, risk management human resources, and FMEA in the context of earned value management (EVM), cost baseline, project control, performance measurements, increased productivity and cost control, variable and fixed costs, and direct and indirect costs.

LUs: 8.0                                                                                             LU Type: LU|Elective

Prerequisites: Familiarity with project management

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 12/30/2023

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.

Webinar Price: $289.00