Manpower Planning, Scheduling and Tracking of a Construction Project Using Microsoft Project Software

  • Abhishek sharma National Institute of Technical Teachers’ Training and Research, Bhopal (M.P.), India
  • K.K. Pathak National Institute of Technical Teachers’ Training and Research, Bhopal (M.P.), India
Keywords: Microsoft Project Software, manpower planning in construction projects, manpower schedule construction

Abstract

Many project suffers time and cost overruns due to improper planning, scheduling and execution works that results in several issues like delay in providing facilities, development, reduction in quality of construction and making the project more expensive. A little consideration shows that the time required to complete the project is inversely proportional to the supply of manpower. As the manpower is increased, the completion time of the project is decreased and on the other hand if the manpower is decreased, the completion time of the project is increased. The present study deals with the manpower planning, scheduling and tracking of “Construction of a Residential Block at Mahadev Parisar, Bhopal”, a six storied (G+6) building project whose construction is in progress at Shivaji Nagar, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. A comparison between the baseline duration and cost to actual duration and cost of manpower of the project is also determined using the project management software tool Microsoft Project 2013.

 

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Published
2015-12-17
How to Cite
Abhishek sharma, & K.K. Pathak. (2015). Manpower Planning, Scheduling and Tracking of a Construction Project Using Microsoft Project Software. Journal on Today’s Ideas - Tomorrow’s Technologies, 3(2), 161-169. https://doi.org/10.15415/jotitt.2015.32011
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