September 2023

Project Construction Management

Status: Advanced registration is now closed. Please contact Jennifer Wu at [email protected] for inquiries.
Date: Tuesday, September 19, 2023
Time: 8:15 AM–8:30 AM Pacific Time: Login and Registration
8:30 AM–4:30 PM Pacific Time: Webinar
Location: Webinar
Presenter: Dr. George Jergeas, P.Eng.
Chair, iProjects Inc.
Credit: Eligible for 7 CE Hour(s) of Technical Learning
Cost: Engineers and Geoscientists BC Registrant Early Bird Price: $450.00 + GST = $472.50 until Sept 5, 2023

Engineers and Geoscientists BC Registrant Regular Price: $550.00 + GST = $577.50

Non-Registrant Price: $550.00 + GST = $577.50

Student Price: $275.00 + GST = $288.75
Please Note:
  • Student Price is eligible for participants in Engineers and Geoscientists BC’s Student Program
  • If you are not an Engineers and Geoscientists BC registrant, and you do not already have an existing account, please proceed to creating a new account to create a profile before completing your event registration
  • For webinar sessions, the webinar login instructions will be made available 3 business days prior to the webinar date
  • A minimum number of registrations are needed by September 05, 2023 to proceed with this seminar. Please register early to avoid cancellation
  • All prices are subject to applicable taxes
Contact: Jennifer Wu | Professional Development Coordinator
Direct: 236.521.9709
Toll Free: 1.888.430.8035 ext.9709
Email: [email protected]
This 1-day course is designed for professionals who are leading or involved directly in managing construction projects.

Seminar Description

The purpose of this course is to build on the Fundamentals of Project Management and Contract Administration and Contractual Issues for Engineering and Construction Projects sessions also offered by Engineers and Geoscientists BC by focusing on the construction phase and its challenges with reference to major projects, cost overruns, safety, quality and labour productivity.

Agenda for the day may include discussions around:

  • Construction realities
  • Challenges facing project delivery
  • Why cost overrun on major capital projects
  • Pre-construction activities;
  • Planning and scheduling for construction
  • Estimating for construction
  • Construction execution plan
  • Construction activities
  • Roles and responsibilities of the owners, the engineer and the construction contractor
  • Construction labour productivity improvement and auditing
  • Brief discussions on monitoring and Controlling:
    • Meetings
    • Risk management
    • Updating the schedule and budgets
    • Dealing with scope changes
  • Construction safety
  • Quality and inspection
  • Partnering and disputes
  • Construction in the fast-tracking construction environment

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Improve their understanding of the challenges facing construction;
  • Understand their leadership role in supporting the construction team; and
  • Enhance labour productivity, safety, quality and the predictability of construction projects.


Dr. George Jergeas, P.Eng.

Chair, iProjects Inc.

Dr. George Jergeas is a Civil Engineer with an M.Sc. and PhD in Construction Management from Loughborough University, UK with over 45 years of industry and academic experience. He served as a professor of project management at the University of Calgary from 1994–2020.

George has a strong passion in increasing the efficiency and competency of teams delivering major engineering and construction projects. His expertise includes, project governance, assurance and readiness, risk management, project execution planning, contract strategies, partnering and collaborative relationships, claims and disputes with focus on dispute resolution, and project management training and coaching. George’s partnering methodology has been successfully implemented on over 180 projects across North America.

George has delivered project management training, leadership coaching, and consulting services to professional associations and companies across North America, Asia, and Europe. George is also the author of 3 books, a chapter in a 4th book, and over 100 articles and publications.

His books are:

  • "Risk Navigation Strategies for Major Capital Projects: Beyond the Myth of Predictability", Springer, 2011
  • "Benevolent Dictatorship for Major Capital Projects", LearnAcademy, 2017, Amazon.ca
  • "Project Risk and Opportunity Management, The Owner’s Perspective", Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019
  • "Evolving Toolbox for Complex Project Management", Taylor & Francis Group, November 2019 – The Legal Issues chapter

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