This seminar will cover Project Controls Industry “Best Practices” (approaches, methods, techniques and tools) suitable to an Owner organization’s project portfolio and specific projects. Topical coverage will include:
Project Controls Perspective (relative to Owner’s role)
Project Controls Process
Roles and Responsibilities for Project Controls (Project Manager/Engineer, Owner’s Project Team, Owner’s Project Controls Team/Representatives, Contractors)
Planning and Scheduling (Development and Baselining)
Cost Estimate/Budget (Development and Baselining)
Cost and Risk Analysis and Contingency (Development and Management)
Progress and Productivity Measurement
Cost and Schedule Management
Project Controls Reporting
A combination of material presentation in lecture format, examples and interactive sessions will be utilized by the instructor to provide attendees with an opportunity to engage in discussions and participate in an effective learning experience.
This session will build off the basic concepts of “Project Control from an Owner’s Perspective.” Advanced Project Control issues will be addressed, including Cost and Schedule Risk Analysis, Engineering and Construction Productivity Evaluation and Influences, Schedule Analysis and Recovery Options, Reporting and Contractor Oversight. Discussion will be conducted on project control requirements and language required in owner contract documents. Facilitators will also demonstrate some of the more common software tools for scheduling, risk analysis, cost estimating, etc. Participants will be tasked with various workshop exercises that will challenge their skills in project control and project recovery techniques.