Effective planning makes projects more productive and profitable. This session covers three areas of planning: turnover meetings, pre-construction planning, and short interval planning. Learn the fundamentals of effective turnover meetings necessary to transfer information from estimators to the project team. Discuss how the foreman can positively influence project outcome through sound and proactive planning, and learn the fundamentals of successfully pre-planned projects. Focus on the necessity of continuous project planning using short interval planning and on scheduling to recognize upcoming project needs.