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The 4 Career Paths of Project Controls according to The Guild of Project Controls (GPC)

There are 4 Career Paths of Project Controls; Detailed explanation of each Career Path and its role in Project controls are explained below:

  1. Project Controls Career Path

Project controls is the process of planning, monitoring and controlling project performance to ensure that the project meets its objectives. It includes activities such as setting targets, tracking progress, identifying variances, and taking corrective action. Project controls is an essential part of project management, and it is critical to the success of any project.

2. Cost Management Career Path

Cost management is the process of planning, estimating, budgeting, and controlling project costs. It is important to track project costs closely to ensure that the project stays on budget. Cost management is also important for making informed decisions about project scope and resources.

3. Planning and Scheduling Career Path

Planning and scheduling is the process of developing a plan for the project and then tracking progress against that plan. It is important to have a clear plan in place so that the project can be completed on time and within budget. Planning and scheduling also helps to identify potential risks and problems early on, so that they can be addressed before they cause delays or cost overruns.

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Construction Project Management – AEC vs EPC

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As we move Bizville Project Management Limited transitioning to a full blown Project Management Consultancy, Engineering and Construction Contracting Firm in both AEC and EPC Sectors, I would like to inform you that we got your back (Both Individuals and Corporate Organizations) in all Engineering, Construction, Operation and Facility Management Needs. Here is a cool article originally published on LinkedIn about Oil-Energy Construction (EPC) and Architectural-Civil Construction (AEC) Sectors and their key differences. Continue reading Construction Project Management – AEC vs EPC

AACE International Certification PREP Courses

About AACE International

AACE International (Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering) was founded in 1956 by 59 cost estimators and cost engineers during the organizational meeting of the American Association of Cost Engineering at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, New Hampshire. AACE International Headquarters is located in Morgantown, West Virginia, USA.

These intensive courses prepares and equips participants towards any of the AACE Certification credential examinations including Certified Cost Professional (CCP), Planning & Scheduling Professional (PSP), Earned Value Professional (EVP), Cost Estimating Professional (CEP), Decision & Risk Management Professional (DRMP) and Certified Forensic Claims Consultant (CFCC). Participants also become acquainted with key terminologies and techniques in addition to obtaining international certification, as well as achieving professional and career development. Continue reading AACE International Certification PREP Courses

From P6 to Oracle Primavera Cloud. (Product Range, Implementation Types and Why you need to Migrate to Cloud)

1. The Primavera Product Range Explained

Since the original Primavera P6 was acquired by Oracle in 2008, the product set has grown significantly and now includes multiple applications. This has come about mainly through acquisition, but also includes some newly developed software. 

The breadth of options available sometimes causes confusion for both our existing and potential clients as to which product is actually right for them, so in this article we’ve aimed to provide a helpful digest of what’s what and make the decision process that little easier.

For the purpose of this piece we have not included the Textura product sets, which shall be covered in another article. We’ve also left out Primavera Risk Analysis owing to it being gradually phased out, as its functions are fulfilled across other products in the Primavera suite. Continue reading From P6 to Oracle Primavera Cloud. (Product Range, Implementation Types and Why you need to Migrate to Cloud)

Power BI, Python and Advanced Excel Data Analysis.

A. Microsoft Power BI 2019

Power BI Dashboard

Microsoft Power BI is a collection of tools and services that work together to analyze data and share useful insights about that data(Through Reports and Dashboards). With Power BI, organizations can analyze data from many different applications and share insights from that data in real time across multiple different devices. Power BI makes it easy for you to get your data from any data store, analyze it, derive new knowledge about your organization and share that knowledge easily with the other people who should know about it – whether they are internal or external to your organization. Continue reading Power BI, Python and Advanced Excel Data Analysis.

Project Management for Construction Professionals with PMP Exam Prep Course.

A. Construction Extension to PMBOK Guide 2016 Edition

Lesson 1: Project perspective on the management of Construction projects from inception to completion using a life cycle approach
Lesson 2: Roles and responsibilities of professionals in the construction projects
Lesson 3: Learn the basic principles of construction project management which will allow participants to apply those principles to their particular management problems
Lesson 4: Review and synthesize the large number of different tools and techniques proposed for improving construction performances, from risk management and value management through to supply chain management, quality assurance
Lesson 5: Construction health and safety practices
Lesson 6: Construction environmental management processes
Lesson 7: Construction financial management processes, cost control, and performance evaluation and report
Lesson 8: Project claim management processes
Lesson 9: The use of information and communication technology ICT at the heart of Construction project
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