2018 ACEC Texas Project Management Training - San Antonio
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 Export to Your Calendar 2/5/2018 to 2/6/2018
When: February 5 & 6, 2018
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
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Omni San Antonio Hotel at the Colonnade
9821 Colonnade Blvd.
San Antonio, Texas  78230
United States
Presenter: John Geddie
Contact: Michael Hancock
512-474-1474


Online registration is available until: 1/31/2018
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2018 ACEC Texas Project Management Training Seminar - San Antonio

Omni Colonnade Hotel - February 5th & 6th

 

 

Effective and efficient delivery of projects is the mainstay of every engineering firm. The skills and knowledge of your project managers have a direct impact on the revenue growth and profitability of your firm.

The 2018 ACEC Texas Project Management Seminar will help you learn valuable lessons in the area of project delivery. Your Project Managers will learn how to:

• Bring projects in on time and under budget
• Actively manage the client relationship
• Effectively control “scope creep”
• Balance quality and budget
• Create budgets and schedules to produce success

The Project Management Seminar is broken up into four modules:
• Module 1: Successful Practitioner Profiles And Practices
• Module 2: Planning: The Foundation Of Successful Projects
• Module 3: Managing: Balancing The Dynamic Project Elements Of Risk And Change
• Module 4: Controlling: Practitioner Accountability For Results

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Monday, January 29th: 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM

• Module 1: Successful Practitioner Profiles And Practices •

Today’s project practitioner wears many hats and is often required to perform in a variety of roles. Participants will profile their personal performance characteristics, as a current measure of their abilities, compared to proven, successful project practitioner traits. This comparison will allow participants to become aware of their ability to perform at a higher level and increase their value to their organization and its bottom line performance.

What You Will Learn -
• Repeatable success practices, individual management styles and strategies for working in a dynamic project environment
• The ability to identify and work with multiple stakeholders on a project
• Communication, active listening and interpersonal skills
• Working together on high performance teams

 

Monday, January 29th: 12:45 PM to 3:30 PM 

• Module 2: Planning: The Foundation Of Successful Projects •

The success of your projects depends on getting the basics right: defining scope, building a realistic
schedule and budgeting resources.

What You Will Learn -
• The key to successfully translating client requirements into the project definition and scope
• Building a Work Breakdown Structure
• Identifying relationships and dependencies
• Understanding the Critical Path Method
• Four methods of building a budget from scratch
• Improving your confidence in estimating
• The right way to kick-off each project

 

Tuesday, January 30th: 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM

• Module 3: Managing: Balancing The Dynamic Project Elements Of Risk And Change •

Managing risk and accommodating changes to your projects start with a solid contract and require attention not only to budget and schedule, but also to your relationship with clients.

What You Will Learn -
• Management pitfalls associated with various project contract types
• Identifying, quantifying and dealing with risk: before and during project execution
• Building client relationships to foster communication and understanding
• Negotiating win-win solutions to project conflicts

 

Tuesday, January 30th: 12:45 PM to 3:30 PM 

• Module 4: Controlling: Practitioner Accountability For Results •

Effective project practitioners are skilled at knowing where their projects stand at any moment, where
they are headed and when to intervene to prevent a failed project.

What You Will Learn -
• The importance of trend analysis in keeping your projects on track
• Techniques for monitoring and controlling your projects
• How to calculate and report Earned Value on your projects
• Secrets to improved project profitability
• Ways to properly close out your projects and gather lessons learned

Each day will run from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm. Mr. John Geddie & Mr. Gary Andrews, both with Geddie & Associates, will facilitate this Project Management seminar.

A credit of 12 Professional Development Hours (PDH’s) will be given to each attendee, which can be used to help meet the Continuing Education requirements for Professional Engineers for all 2018 - 2019 PE registration renewals.

Cost for this program is $975.00. The registration fee, which includes breakfast, lunch and all meeting materials, must be received by January 31st.


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