Fundamentals Of Project Management
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Register by December 4, 2018
The purpose of this course is to introduce technical and non-technical individuals to those principles and techniques of effective project management, which can be usefully applied to technical and non-technical projects. Main topics include:
- Introduction to projects and project management
- Project life cycle and the gated process
- Defining the project: project need/problems/opportunities, goals and objectives, assumptions and risks, stakeholders, success, budget, benefits (Project Charter).
- Planning the project: project activities, estimating time, estimating costs, contingencies, sequencing activities, schedules, RACI charts (Project Execution Plan).
- Organizing the project: selecting the project manager and team, assigning work packages, leadership, building and sustaining project teams (the soft issues).
- Controlling the project: control tools schedule control, cost control (Earned Value Analysis) and managing scope changes (Project Controls).
- Closing the project: client acceptance, documentation, post implementation audit and lessons learned (Lessons learned hopefully not repeated).
Upon completion of this seminar, the participant will be able to:
- Develop project overview document or project charter
- Formulate and communicate project plans effectively
- Develop project schedules and cost estimates
- Organize and lead a project team
- Apply techniques of project monitoring and control
- Build and sustain project teams
About the Presenter
Dr George Jergeas, P.Eng., is a Professor of Project Management in the Schulich School of Engineering at the University of Calgary, where he is involved in both the teaching of and research into project management since 1994. He has forty years of work experience, principally in infrastructure projects and claims and disputes. He has worked with project teams in oil sands development, hospitals, roads and bridges, tunnelling, LRT expansions and mining projects. As a claims consultant investigating numerous construction projects, both in Canada and the USA, George gained insight into the fundamental causes of project success and failure.
APEGA Edmonton Office
1500 Scotia One
10060 Jasper Ave
Edmonton, AB T5J 4A2
December 11, 2018
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Dr George Jergeas, P.Eng.
Professional Member: $305
Group and company discounts apply.
December 4, 2018