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October 2016

Project Management - The Basics

Status: Advanced registration is now closed. Please contact Emma Talbott at [email protected] for any questions.
Date: Friday, October 28, 2016
Time: 8:00 AM-8:30 AM: Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM-4:30 PM: Project Management - The Basics
Location: Best Western Plus Kelowna Hotel & Suites 2402 Hwy 97 North Kelowna, BC V1X 4J1
Presenter: Morley Selver, P.Eng., IPMA B
MHS Engineering Services Inc.
Credit: 7 Formal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Early Bird Price Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member: $429.00 + GST = $450.45 until Oct 14, 2016

Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member and EIT/GIT Regular Price: $519.00 + GST = $544.95

Non-Member Price: $519.00 + GST = $544.95

Student Member Price: $259.50 + GST = $272.48
Please Note: *A minimum number of registrations are needed by October 14, 2016 to proceed with this seminar. Please register early to avoid cancellation.
**All prices are subject to applicable taxes.
Contact: Emma Talbott | Professional Development Coordinator
Direct: 604.412.4880
Toll Free: 1.888.430.8035 ext.4880
Fax: 604.639.8180
Email: [email protected]
This workshop will equip you with practical tools, skills, and competencies needed to manage your design and construction projects. Using lecture, discussion, and case studies, the focus will be on practical applications and techniques for immediate implementation and project results.

The focus of this one day Project Management - The Basics workshop is to provide a basic introduction to project management and to improve your project management skills. People often become project managers by default and soon realize that the skills they require are not those in which they have been trained. This workshop will equip you with practical tools, skills, and competencies needed to manage your design and construction projects. Using lecture, discussion, and case studies, the focus will be on practical applications and techniques for immediate implementation and project results.

Topics Covered

Topics discussed will include:
  • What makes a great project manager
  • Difference between a project manager and a project engineer
  • Guidelines to follow for every project
  • Duties of a project engineer/project manager
  • Scope/Schedule/Budget/Resources Relationship 
  • The Project Life Cycle
  • Decision making
  • Budgets and the Estimate Matrix
  • Planning and the Work Breakdown Structure
  • Scope Development
  • Stakeholders
  • Risk Analysis
  • Measuring project performance and Earned Value Analysis 
  • Schedules

Who Should Attend

The workshop is designed for people transitioning from a technical to a project management role and those involved in managing the design and construction of projects in operating facilities. This includes engineers, technologists, technicians, tradesmen, operators, and maintenance personnel. 

Presenter

Morley Selver, P.Eng., IPMA B

Morley H. Selver, P. Eng, earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering in 1973 from the University of Manitoba. He has over 35 years of experience in industrial plant project engineering. He has worked in industry, with and for consultants, and has had his own consulting business. His industrial experience includes operations and maintenance, research and development, management of small to medium size plant projects, construction management of large industrial projects, mechanical installation of heavy industrial equipment, commissioning and startup of industrial plants, and plant management.
 
He has worked in operating pulp and paper mills, oil refineries, on North Slope oil projects, board plants, and the recycling industry in various locations across Canada and the USA. He is currently working in the consulting business.
 

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