CIOB Planning Protocol 2021 (CIOB PP21)

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A free CIOB Technical Information Sheet that describes a series of criteria and thresholds that can be applied to a construction programme to maintain quality and consistency. Available electronically only
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In the construction industry, a programme is an essential means to manage time. It communicates the planned intent of the project, sequence of activities and tracks progress. The CIOB Planning Protocol 2021 (CIOB PP21) is intended to be used by those involved in the planning of projects as a tool to assist in the preparation and maintenance of a high-quality programme. In doing so, it sets out a series of criteria together with associated thresholds which are applied to the programme to see that quality and consistency are maintained.
CIOB PP21 enables the project team to produce a sensible and workable programme which facilitates timely delivery and effective decision-making but which could also be used to assist in the resolution of time-related disputes.



The CIOB Planning Protocol 2021

Stress testing the Programme for quality

Pro formas

Glossary of programming terms

Authors and acknowledgements

About the author

Manoj Bahl MEng MSc CEng MICE MCIArb MAE. Manoj is an expert witness and Partner at FTI Consulting with 20 years’ experience in the construction industry. He specialises in planning and programming matters and delay

Paul R. Taylor. Paul is Operations Director at Mace and has over 30 years of planning experience spanning across many sectors of the industry.

Keith McCall MCIOB MSc. Keith is a planner and scheduler within Arup Project Management with over 30 years’ experience gained from a variety of major construction projects.