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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

PROJECT MANAGEMENT IN CONSTRUCTION

PROJECT MANAGEMENT IN CONSTRUCTION

Purpose and Background:

Project management as a discipline is recognized as one of the fastest growing professions in today’s industries. In the construction’s industry, it is one of the most important aspects of the entire construction process. It is the application of concepts, knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to meet the project objectives and increase the probability of project success. Without effective project management, projects are often running into troubles and risking failures. Not understanding the basic concept behind managing construction projects leads to missed deadlines, cost overruns, expensive changes, lost opportunities and frustrated project managers, team members and other stakeholders.

This practical course gives participants a performance edge by teaching you how to initiate, plan, execute, control and complete your projects more effectively and efficiently as projects are critical to the success of any organization. It provides participants with the knowledge of project management principles and methodologies as applied in managing projects in the construction industry and recommended by the Project Management Body of Knowledge Standards (PMBOK) Guide, Fourth Edition, a global and internationally recognized standard for the project management profession.

Learning Objectives :

To provide practical coverage of all basic aspects of managing construction projects to meet their objectives within the specific project constraints, with minimum risks and obtain customer’s satisfaction and value. The knowledge and practices covered are in complete compliance with the Project Management Institute (PMI)’s application specific to the construction industry.

Benefits for Participants :

  1. To provide participants with the knowledge of project management basic concepts and their benefits in effectively and efficiently managing construction projects.
  2. To provide participants with practical skills, tools and techniques of project management to be adapted to specific construction project environment.
  3. Understand the characteristics of successful construction projects.
  4. Understand the absolute imperative of planning to ensure project success
  5. Familiarize yourself with the today’s project requirements of the various management processes having major impacts over the success or failure of construction projects. 
  6. Identify and perform the key project management processes and phases as well as their implementation to increase the probability of success of a project and meet customer’s requirements and expectation.

Outline :

The seminar is scheduled for three (3) days; each day starting from 8 :00 AM to 5 :00 PM with a half hour coffee break during each morning and afternoon section.

DAY 1

The Foundations of Project Management

  • The Nature of Projects and Project Management
  • Strategic Planning to Project Management
  • Management Criteria versus Engineering Criteria
  • Typical Construction Projects
  • Common Project Characteristics
  • Managing the Triple Constraints
  • Project Organization Structure
  • The Project Manager Responsibilities
  • The Role of Senior Management
  • The Role of Functional Management
  • The Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) in Construction
  • Value-Driven Project Management
  • The Hard and Soft Skills of Project management
  • Key Project Success Factors
  • Critical Success Factors for a Construction Project
  • Major Causes of Project Failures
  • Factors in Project Management Effectiveness
  • What Causes Disputes with Clients
  • What Do Clients Want from Project Management
  • Organizational Structures
  • Project Management Maturity Level
  • Basic Contract Types in Managing Projects
  • The Product/Project Life Cycle
  • Basic Steps in Managing a Project

Project Management in Construction

  • Construction Project Life Cycle
  • The Construction Project Phases
  • Basic Project Management Life Cycle
  • Planning and Control Task for EPC Projects
  • The Generic Planning and Control Cycle

DAY 2

Project Initiation

  • Develop the Business Case
  • Develop the Project Charter
  • Identify Stakeholders

Project Planning

  • Collect and Define Project Requirements
  • Define Scope
  • Create the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Create the Organization Breakdown Structure (OBS)
  • Create the Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM)
  • Define and Sequence Activities
  • Estimating Activity Resources and Durations
  • Scheduling the Project Work
  • Develop the Schedule
  • Estimating Costs and Determining Budgets
  • Using Types of Estimates
  • Key Elements of a Construction Cost Estimate
  • Contingency in Cost Estimate
  • Perform Value Engineering in Construction
  • Plan Integrated Cost/Schedule Control (Earned Value Management)
  • Plan Quality
  • Develop Construction Human Resource Plan
  • Plan Communications
  • Plan Risk Management
  • Identify Risks
  • Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
  • Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Plan Risk Responses
  • Plan Procurements
  • Plan Safety
  • Plan Environment
  • Plan Finance
  • Identify Claim
  • Quantify Claim
  • Develop the Project Plan

Project Executing

  • Direct and Manage Project Execution
  • Perform Quality Assurance (QA)
  • Develop the Project Team
  • Manage Project Team
  • Distribute Information
  • Manage Stakeholders Expectation
  • Conduct Procurements
  • Perform Safety Assurance
  • Perform Environmental Assurance

DAY 3

Monitoring and Controlling

  • Monitor and Control Project Work
  • Perform Integrated Change Control
  • Verify Scope
  • Control Scope
  • Control Cost/Schedule (Earned Value Management)
  • Monitor Progress
  • Perform Quality Control (QC)
  • Monitor and Control Risks
  • Administer Procurements
  • Perform Safety Control
  • Perform Environmental Control
  • Perform Financial Control
  • Perform Claim Prevention
  • Report Project Performance

Project Closure

  • Develop the Project Punch List
  • Close Project or Phase
  • Close Procurements
  • Perform Financial Administration and Records
  • Perform Claim Resolution
Discussions and Case Study
Video Presentation

Instructor : Jufran Helmi., PMP