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How an Awarded Project Reduced Rising Roadway Congestion through Light Rail Extension

by Lorelie Kaid, Joseph Gildner
November 06, 2018 | 60:17 | Views: 4,215 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.56 / 5

When Sound Transit decided to expand the light rail system in Seattle, Washington, USA, it had to find a way to tunnel under the densely populated city without disrupting life above ground. Seattle was the second worst city in the U.S. for time commuters were stuck in traffic. The University Link Light Rail Extension extended the light rail system 3.2 miles (5 kilometers) through underground tunnels providing relief for roadway congestion. The rail line opened months ahead of schedule, and the project closed US$200 million under budget. This project was a finalist for the 2017 PMI Project of the Year Award. Learn about this awarded project’s challenges, best practices, and lessons learned in this webinar.

Introduction to Integrated Project Delivery: History, Overview, and Benefits

by Markku Allison
April 25, 2017 | 60:24 | Views: 2,564 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.12 / 5

A recent addition to collaborative delivery models in the design and construction industry, IPD promises improved project outcomes in many dimensions. This session will explore the origins of IPD, cover its contractual and management structure, and share recent industry research about its effectiveness.

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Project Readiness Workbook (Financial Services)

PREMIUM deliverable
by Daniel Grzybek

When building a financial institution branch, there may be more than what is captured within the construction plan. This template provides you with the framework to help identify and track the deliverables your internal project team is accountable for. The first worksheet provides you with a mechanism to track and report these internal deliverables. The second worksheet further breaks down each deliverable to provide its details, such as key activities. The third worksheet captures details of the team’s open readiness plan. These worksheets should be modified in detail and accuracy to fit your project’s scope, and can be adapted to fit other projects/industries.

Quantity Tracking System (Green Projects)

PREMIUM deliverable
by Stefano Pittaluga

This template is built for construction project control managers who need to keep track of quantities installed onsite and—with the same tool—produce a weekly/monthly report that supplies management with quantitative feedback about project status.

Green Projects Procurement System

PREMIUM deliverable
by Stefano Pittaluga

This template and its instruction sheet is aimed at project managers of solar projects for managing the procurement system process. It allows you to create and manage different procurement process data (item types, supplier list, contacts by suppliers); to create an RFP, linking it to a restricted list of preferred suppliers; to send automatic email to selected suppliers belonging to a certain RFP; to create a standard form email; to calculate forecasted date of answer from supplier; and report overdue dates.

Material Checklist (Korean Translation)

PREMIUM checklist
by Rami Kaibni

이 재료 체크리스트 및 사인 오프 양식은 모든 유형의 재료 검사에 사용할 수 있습니다. 이것은 품질 관리 과정에서 건설에 널리 사용되지만 다른 비 건설 분야에도 적용될 수 있습니다.

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Data Quality Management in Engineering and Construction Projects

by Valentin Kouprine, PhD, PEng, PMP, Daron Kinsey, MIEAust, Randy McMeekin, PEng

The engineering and construction industry is transforming from a document-driven to a digitally driven sector. Besides the physical assets delivered, managing project data and information is essential to providing better quality deliverables, cutting costs and controlling risks.

Aspectos Clave En La Gestión De Proyectos De Mejora Continua

by Alfredo Alexis Devenin Vera

En las plantas productivas, la implementación de métodos de mejora y optimización basados en la participación del personal de operación y mantenimiento, a través de grupos de mejora continua, constituyen una fuente de generación de proyectos de ingeniería de planta, cuya implementación, bien gestionada, puede lograr un impacto significativo en el desempeño y resultados de una Planta. ¿Cuáles son las fuentes de generación de estos proyectos y cuales son las claves para poder gestionarlas correctamente y así poder crear y capturar valor para la organización?

Change Management: A Contractor's Tool for Project Handover

by Fabio Teixeira de Melo

Handing over an industrial plant from the contractor to the owner is an important process that should be thoroughly planned by both parties. But sometimes, the handover process becomes more complicated as it unfolds. Can change management help?

Efficient Project Team Consolidation in Post-Merger Companies

by Nat Schatz

When evaluating the acquisition of a company, many organizations emphasize the financial aspects but downplay facets of the consolidation dealing with project execution. This paper examines the major considerations and discusses how to improve the integration process to avoid negative impact.

Advanced Work Packaging: Achieving Higher Project Productivity And Predictability (Korean Translation)

by Olfa Hamdi

AWP (Advanced Work Packaging)는 프로젝트 생산성과 예측 가능성을 높이기 위해 다양한 시공 프로젝트 관점을 효과적으로 조정할 수 있습니다. 이 웹 세미나를 통해 발견 할 수있는 기회를 놓치지 마십시오. 고급 작업 포장 (Advanced Work Packaging)은 프로젝트 설정에서 시작 및 매출액에 이르기까지 프로젝트 수명주기 전체에 걸쳐 계획 및 실행 활동을 적극적으로 조율하여 프로젝트 성과를 향상시키는 혁신적인 규율 된 실행 방식입니다.

Navigating Real (Estate) Complexity

by Wayne Miller

Are you still operating with outdated assumptions and expectations? The stressful process of buying a new home and selling an old one proved to be an enlightening experience in project management and complexity for this practitioner.

Understanding the Decision-Making Dynamic

by Gundo Nevhutalu

Of the many reasons that could cause contractors to experience a project delay or cost overruns, two elements always get this practitioner's attention: ineffective communication and slow decision making. How can this be solved? It all starts with understanding the process.

Industrial Project Management: Where SUM Meets SPOC

by Marc Rodriguez Girbau

In order to achieve outstanding results in the implementation of industrial projects, there are two essential concepts: the early involvement of operations in the project for early input on the design; and start-up management to ensure the receiving organization’s readiness for the project. A single point of contact (SPOC) and start-up manager (SUM) can help.

Effective Facility Closure: A Risk Management Perspective

by Amin Terouhid, PhD, PMP

Project management techniques can ensure that a facility closure is completed effectively, with economically, environmentally and socially responsible outcomes. Applying risk management processes assures the right set of strategies are incorporated into the project execution to respond to possible risks.

From Banking to Building Site: Are Project Management Skills Transferable?

by Melanie Eichhorn-Schurig, Prince2, LL.M., Diplom-Kauffrau (FH), PMP

While applying her experience in the banking industry to a home expansion project, the author learned some key lessons: Project management skills are transferable between sectors and project managers should not be afraid to take on projects in areas where they have little or no industry knowledge.


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