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March 2016

Project Management for Municipal and Provincial Projects

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Holiday Inn Vancouver-Centre is pleased to offer a special rate of $140 per night based on single or double occupancy. Rate is subject to 5% GST and 10% AHRT. Please contact Reservations Direct at 604-879-0511, or email to [email protected] to get this rate. Please quote APEGBC Corporate Rate. This rate is subject to change depending on the hotel's occupancy.
 
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Status: Advanced registration is now closed. A limited number of registrations will be accepted at the door.
Date: Monday, March 7, 2016 - Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Time: Registration & Continental Breakfast: 8:00 – 8:30 AM
Seminar: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM (Lunch will be provided)
Location: Holiday Inn Vancouver-Centre (Ballroom West), 711 West Broadway Street Vancouver, BC V5Z 3Y2
Presenter: Dr. George Jergeas, P.Eng. – Professor, Project Management, University of Calgary
Credit: 14 Formal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Early Bird Price Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member: Project Management for Municipal and Provincial Proj - Day 1 : $795.00 + GST = $834.75 until Feb 22, 2016

Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member and EIT/GIT Regular Price: Project Management for Municipal and Provincial Proj - Day 1 : $895.00 + GST = $939.75

Non-Member Price: Project Management for Municipal and Provincial Proj - Day 1 : $895.00 + GST = $939.75

Student Member Price: Project Management for Municipal and Provincial Proj - Day 1 : $447.50 + GST = $469.88
Please Note: *A minimum number of registrations are needed by February 22, 2016 to proceed with this seminar. Please register early to avoid cancellation.
**All prices are subject to applicable taxes.
Contact: Shirley Chow | Professional Development Coordinator
Direct: 604.412.4865
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Email: [email protected]
Note: ** Holiday Inn Vancouver-Centre is pleased to offer a special rate of $140 per night based on single or double occupancy. Rate is subject to 5% GST and 10% AHRT. Please contact Reservations Direct at 604-879-0511, or email to [email protected] to get this rate. Please quote APEGBC Corporate Rate. This rate is subject to change depending on the hotel's occupancy. For online booking: http://www.ihg.com/holidayinn/hotels/us/en/vancouver/yvrbw/hoteldetail?qAAR=IPBC9&qAdlt=1&qBrs=6c.hi.ex.rs.ic.cp.in.sb.cw.cv.ul.vn&qChld=0&qFRA=1&qGRM=0&qPSt=0&qRRSrt=rt&qRef=df&qRms=1&qRpn=1&qRpp=12&qRtP=IPBC9&qSHp=1&qSmP=3&qSrt=sBR&qWch=0&srb_u=1&icdv=99502056&icdv=99502056
This session will focus on planning new projects. Attendees are encouraged to apply the learning on their real life projects. This module will be an opportunity for attendees to develop their project execution plans. Focus will also be on the implementation of projects from the owner and consultant perspectives.

Day 1: Project Planning
 
This boot camp session will focus on planning new projects. Attendees are encouraged to apply the learning of this class on their real life projects. This module will be an opportunity for attendees to develop their project execution plans.
 
Topics discussed and developed are:
  • Introduction: Project characteristics, project management, and the project life cycle.
  • Develop the project charter: Project need/problem/opportunity, project goal, project objectives (scope), assumptions and risks, stakeholders, success criteria.
  • Project Schedule
  • Cost estimates, classifications, contingencies, confidence, and allowances.
  • Formulate and communicate Project Execution Plans (PEP): Work Breakdown Structure, project activities, estimating time and estimating costs, sequencing activities, risks, stakeholders, develop Organization Structure and RACI charts.  
Day 2: Project Implementation
 
Day 2 builds on what was learned in day one with focus on the implementation of projects from the owner and consultant perspectives.
 
Topics may include:
  • Organizing the project: Selecting the project manager and project team, leadership and motivating the project team
  • Contractual arrangements, strategies and payment
  • Bidding and tendering, contractual strategies and assigning work packages
  • Contract terms and conditions
  • Lien legislation
  • Negligence and due diligence
    • Accuracy of design information and liabilities
    • Health and safety
  • Team alignment i.e., building and sustaining project teams
  • The role of the Municipality during construction operations
    • Pre-construction activities
    • Construction activities
      • Project Control: schedule control, and managing scope, change orders and invoicing (Measurement and Payment)
  • Claims and disputes – avoidance, protection, preparation and quantification of claims, responding to claims submitted by contractors and resolution of disputes.  

Learning Objectives 

At the end of these two modules, participants will be able to:
  • Be more effective delivery of construction projects
  • Have an understanding of the opportunities for improvement to construction project and the obstacles to successful completion
  • Improve their understanding of the project delivery system
  • Exercise leadership role in supporting their project management team
  • Better understand and deal with risks 
  • Enhance the predictability of project performance
  • Apply due diligence re contract and negligence
  • Build and sustain project teams (partnering)
  • Deal with claims and disputes.  

Presenter 

Dr. George Jergeas, P.Eng. – Professor, Project Management, University of Calgary
 
George is a Professor of the 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 is also an active project management consultant, trainer and coach for both public and private sector organizations in Canada and has provided extensive project management services to many Canadian, American and international companies. He has worked with project teams in oil sands development, hospitals, roads and bridges, tunnelling, LRT expansions and mining projects. List of clients include CNRL, Husky, Chevron, EnCana, Keyera, Flint, PennWest, APEGA, City of Calgary, City of Edmonton and the District of North Vancouver.
 
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.
 
Through his experience and research, George has developed a strong interest in improving project success founded upon improving the effectiveness of project teams. George’s work focuses on improving project alignment, building and sustaining project teams, cost overruns and construction productivity on mega oil and gas projects.
 

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