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Project Schedule Management: From Project Initiation to Closeout (Blended Learning - CEUs available)
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*BLENDED LEARNING* - This workshop will lead participants through hands-on application based learning exercises related to creating & maintaining a project schedule. CEUs: Course attendees are eligible to receive 0.4 Continuing Education Units, 4 Professional Development Hours, or 4 AIA Continuing Education Learning Units. Project Management Certificate Requirement

11/6/2019 to 11/13/2019
When: Online training begins Nov. 6, 2019 – Live Instructor session on Nov. 13, 2019, 8:30am-10:30am
Where: ONLINE and Live Instructor session at Construction Institute, University of Hartford
260 Girard Avenue
Hartford, Connecticut  06105
United States
Presenter: Brian Goodreau, Associate Vice President and Antoine Bechaalani, Scheduler & Claims Analyst, Arcadis
Contact: Chris Kullstroem

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Project Schedule Management: From Project Initiation to Closeout


ONLINE TRAINING: Begins November 6, 2019

LIVE INSTRUCTOR SESSION: November 13, 2019 (8:30 A.M. - 10:30 A.M.)


Blended Learning Session

What is "Blended Learning"?  Blended learning sessions (also known as hybrid or mixed-mode courses) are classes where a portion of the traditional face-to-face instruction is replaced by web-based online learning. This allows the participant to work through most of the training at their own pace, and according to their own schedule.


Description of this Session

Meeting the varied scheduling needs of those involved in a construction project may be the most difficult challenge we will face as we create and manage a project schedule. The project schedule must be presented in a format that clearly communicates the project goals to multiple entities. This workshop leads participants through a hands-on application based learning exercise using an example project that reflects the challenges we face when scheduling a project.



This workshop is a requirement in CI's Project Management Certificate program.

Learning Objectives 

  • Learn the scheduler and tools used to create an effective schedule.
  • Identify contractual issues considered when developing and managing a project schedule.
  • Investigate common schedule manipulation tricks and ploys.
  • Identify the schedule as a management tool to be proactive in avoiding potential delays and react to changes. 
  • Learn to identify delays, accelerate a schedule and create a recovery schedule.

Instructor Bios

Brian Goodreau, Associate Vice President, Arcadis


Mr. Goodreau is an Associate Vice President with Arcadis, a global engineering and Construction firm. He is a principal claims analyst who has worked for Arcadis for 8 years. He is also the operations leader for the Arcadis Contract Solutions team of experts in construction disputes and project controls in New York City. Brian currently manages claims on behalf of public and private owners for numerous complex infrastructure and building projects across North America. He has a proven record of accomplishment helping clients to avoid and mitigate disputes by implementing techniques such as CPM scheduling and total cost management. Brian has also effectively resolved numerous disputes on behalf of his clients, providing expert analysis and litigation support. Brian has been involved numerous alternative dispute resolutions including negotiations, mediations and claims review boards.


Prior to Arcadis, Mr. Goodreau worked as a project manager for a masonry subcontracting firm for nearly a decade. Throughout his career, Brian has held positions as project manager, scheduler, project controls manager, and claims analyst. His experience in the field coupled with his skills of the latest technology provides him with the tools required to be an effective analyst on complex claims.


Brian is a graduate of Central Connecticut State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management and is a certified Planning and Scheduling Professional (PSP) with the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International (AACEI). Mr. Goodreau is an accomplished public speaker and is often invited to speak at seminars on construction claims and managing projects more effectively.  



Antoine Bechaalani, Scheduler & Claims Analyst, Arcadis


Antoine is a scheduler and claims analyst with over 7 years of experience in the engineering and construction industry. He is an AACE International Certified Planning and Scheduling Professional
(PSP). He has extensive experience in project planning, program management, schedule and delay analysis, as well as claim evaluations and mitigation, and litigation support..


Training Details and Schedule

Workshop will consist of online modules with assessments and live instructor session.  Participants should plan to spend approximately 90-120 minutes to complete the online training prior to the in-person session.  

  • Online training opens up on November 6, 2019.  Online training needs to be completed by November 13, 2019.

  • Live instructor session to take place on November 13, 2019 in Hartford - from 8:30 A.M to 10:30 A.M. In-person participation is preferred, but webinar access is available for those who are remotely located.  (If you will need to participate via WEBINAR, please note that in the comments section when registering, or email



Members: $165 / Non-Members: $225

Members, please login prior to registering to receive the member discount.


Continuing Educational Credit

Construction Institute Project Management workshops are applicable towards prerequisite hours in PMI®'s Project Management Professionals (PMP®) program.  

Construction Institute is an AIA Registered Provider and a CCM Recertification Point Provider. Course attendees are eligible to receive 0.4 Continuing Education Units, 4 CCM Renewal Points, and/or 4 AIA Continuing Education Learning Units, verified through certificates of attendance, which are sent to participants after completion of workshop and assessment. Those wishing to receive AIA Continuing Education Learning Units and/or CCM Renewal Points should check in at the sign-in desk and fill out the appropriate attendance form(s) to receive credit.





For more information

For questions, contact Chris Kullstroem at



Innovator Level



Partner Level

AKF Group, LLC  ARCADIS  Bartlett Brainard Eacott, Inc.
Innovative Engineering Services, LLC  Peterson Engineering Group, LLC
Saxe Doernberger & Vita, PC.  Siemens

Facilitator Level

Blakeslee Prestress  Consulting Engineering Services  |  F+F Mechanical, Inc.


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