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How A Southern Brazil Project Overcame Challenges to be Recognized for Excellence

by Alejandro Millan, Jenn Constantino
September 12, 2017 | 61:05 | Views: 9,259 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.07 / 5

The Guaíba 2 Project launched by Celulose Riograndense (CMPC) generated 80% of its own energy through product processes. Attend this webinar to hear about the project’s challenges, best practices, and lessons learned.

The Future of Project Management in Manufacturing

by David Davis
June 01, 2017 | 64:23 | Views: 4,122 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.08 / 5

The Internet of Things, Smart Devices, Brilliant Factories, and a Digital Thread are all concepts with the future of Manufacturing for the 21st century. What do these concepts mean? And what role will project management play in delivering the value that companies seek in these investments?

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Sample Solar Power Project WBS

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by Syed Faizan Ali Shah

This Excel template can be used by project managers as a reference to help plan their solar power project. The WBS structure with tentative durations will guide them in managing the project effectively, and activities can be added in detail.

Project Management Plan Outline (Electrical Product Manufacturing)

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by Ricardo Maysen Elizondo

Use this project management plan outline for projects in the electrical product manufacturing industry. It includes sections for an executive summary and plans for scope, quality, schedule, resources, communications and more.

Green Projects Budgeting and Cost Control Template

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by Stefano Pittaluga

This template is aimed at project managers of solar projects. It allows you to create the project budget starting from the Engineering Department Bill of Quantities. It gets to the contract price starting from the total project cost. It also manages three currencies, allows you to set up project cost monitoring and generates project cash flow. It can be a good basis for historical data analysis, and can make an important contribution in the project reporting production.

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Power Plant Turnaround Management: Science or Art?

by Naveed Rabbani PMP, M.E.M (Energy) (NED, Pak), B.E (Electrical) (NED, Pak)

The question many people have with outages is on how to manage them. Should they be treated as a project or a process? The key to a successful outage is a detailed preparation plan followed by smart monitoring of critical parameters.

Hybrid Methods for High-Tech Spaces

by Carleton Chinner

New technology projects carry a high degree of uncertainty. Agile promises to manage uncertainty. Does this make for a natural match? Or are there more factors that influence the project manager’s chosen approach to a new project?

Project Profile: How Chevron Sustained Production in California

by Bruce Harpham

Energy firms are aware that the world is watching their actions concerning environmental impact. In this context, Chevron’s El Segundo Coke Drum project—winner of PMI’s Project of the Year Award in 2015—is well worth studying. The project was successful, delivered under budget and with an excellent safety record.

Lessons from a Successful Nuclear Project

by Bruce Harpham

Nuclear technology and project management have a long standing relationship. The River Corridor Closure Project was a finalist for the PMI Project of the Year award in 2015. As a large-scale project that dealt with significant hazards and large budgets successfully, there is much to learn from this project.

How to Buy Well: A Short Guide to Ethical Procurement

by Bruce Harpham

Once project planning begins, procurement quickly becomes a vital activity. Whether you are building a bridge, installing a software upgrade or launching a new product, procurement matters to project success. Procurement poses both ethical and practical challenges.

Broader Requirements for Natural Resource and Energy Projects?

by Karen Chovan

Studies have shown that inappropriate requirements are the leading cause of project failure. And a few categories of requirements are not as well documented--and should be considered when it comes to projects within the natural resources and energy sectors. This article discusses the consideration of said requirements, along with the associated risks and opportunities.

Method in the Mayhem: Managing Megaprojects (Part 2)

by Ian Whittingham, PMP

In Part 1, we looked at how two similar megaprojects--separated in time by 1,800 years--delivered transformational change through the magnitude of their engineering achievements. But to understand the challenges of managing megaprojects--what is it that makes them so alluring yet so fraught with difficulty?--we must first understand what shapes the urgency of their ambitions.


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