Critical Path Method & Scheduling Best Practices

  • 1 day
  • Leixlip
  • Classroom

In a network schedule, you show the relations between the various activities in your project. In this module, you learn to understand the various types of activities and relations, and to use smart relations to set up an effective network schedule. You also learn to master the calculation method used to calculate the critical path (Critical Path Method) and floats. Milestones, constraints, lags and other network scheduling terms are covered. This module prepares you to use planning software in accordance with the best practices of network scheduling.

This module is part of the step Foundation of the Project Controls education programme.

This training can be followed remote and in a classroom. Please indicate your preferences on the registration form. Read about the plan of remote training.


  • The various network relationships
  • Calculation method of network scheduling
  • Scheduling, floats and critical path
  • Types of activities
  • Resources and levelling
  • Best Practice for network planning and progress cycle

Preliminary training

No specific requirements needed for this training module.


After completing this module you will receive a Primaned Academy certificate.


€ 495,- ex. V.A.T. / including training materials, drinks and lunch.

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  • I really enjoyed getting the theory behind the tools. Making the exercises together made the training interesting and could therefore keep my attention on it.

    Milan, Werkvoorbereider, BAM Infra

  • Clear explanation. Good to practice a lot.

    Peter, Thales Group

  • Good preparation and basis for working with MS Project


Teachers of this course

  • Hans Seuters

  • Stefan Hollak PhD

  • Marijn van Essen MSc

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