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2020* Virtual Project Controls from the Owner's Perspective - June 22-24

July 22-24, 2020 (Mon - Wed)

$500 member / $600 non-member

This is a live, instructor-led seminar being held in conjunction with AACE's 2020* Virtual Conference and Expo. The course will run 11:00 AM - 3:25 PM EDT each day with a 40 minute break for lunch at 12:10 PM EDT.

Description and Learning Objectives
This seminar will cover Project Controls Industry “Best Practices” (approaches, methods, techniques and tools) suitable to an owner organization’s project portfolio and specific projects. Topical coverage will include:

• Project Controls Perspective (relative to Owner’s role)
• Project Controls Process
• Roles and Responsibilities for Project Controls (Project Manager/Engineer, Owner’s Project Team, Owner's Project Controls Team/Representatives, Contractors)
• Planning and Scheduling (Development and Baselining)
• Cost Estimate/Budget (Development and Baselining)
• Cost and Risk Analysis and Contingency (Development and Management)
• Progress and Productivity Measurement
• Cost and Schedule Management
• Project Controls Reporting
• Change Management

A combination of material presentation in lecture format, examples and interactive sessions will be utilized by the instructor to provide attendees with an opportunity to engage in discussions and participate in an effective learning experience.

Who would most benefit by attending your seminar?
Owner Project Team Representatives, primarily Owner’s Project Manager’s, Project Controls Specialists and Managers, Project Engineers.

Key Learning Objectives:
-Define the Role of Owner Representatives in Project Controls
-Understand the working relationship between Owners and Contractors with respect to Project Controls
-Define Project Controls "Best Practices" for Owner Organizations
-Define the Development and Utilization of Work Breakdown Structure
-Developing Project Cost and Schedule Baselines
-Define Effective Framework for Internal (Owner) and Contractor Project Controls Reporting
-Analyzing/Interpreting Project Reports/Data
-Outline and Effective Change Management Process/Guidelines
-Define and Effective Project Controls Environment for: Measuring Progress, Measuring Productivity, Measuring Earned Value, Forecasting/Trending Cost/Schedule

Knowledge Areas:
Project Controls:
• Planning & Scheduling (Development, Baselining, Control)
• Cost Estimating/Budgeting (Development, Baselining, Control)
• Risk Analysis/Management, Contingency Setting & Management
• Change Management
• Project Reporting/Communication