This presentation provides insight into the lessons learned for conducting successful interactive planning sessions IPS and the benefits of utilizing NetPoint & GPM for planning exercises. It covers the transition from schedule planning to schedule development as well as the criteria for utilizing NetPoint versus Primavera as the scheduling platform, as each platform provides distinct benefits. The presentation also addresses the transition between the schedule software systems, reaping the benefits of each while minimizing administrative effort when supporting ongoing schedule planning and development efforts.

PMA is providing project controls to an international pharmaceutical company and is helping deliver an expansion program (>$500M) with projects located in both the US and in China. PMA is currently working with the owner, designer, and CM during preconstruction to provide schedule planning and development services.