Master Construction Project Manager (C.M. Best Practice) – Training Program

Master Construction Project Manager (C.M. Best Practice) – Training Program

INVESTMENT FEE: $2250 USD per delegate This rate includes Participant’s Pack (Folder, Manual, Hand-outs, etc.), buffet lunch, coffee/tea on arrival, morning & afternoon of each day.

SEMINAR OBJECTIVES
Upon the successful completion of the seminar, each participant will be able to:

  • Identify the duties and responsibilities of various positions and trades on the project
  • Draw an organizational chart for a project using different types of contracts
  • Develop an effective site mobilization & layout plan with effective material handling techniques
  • Create the engineering design sequence,  procurement sequence, and construction activities
  • Draw a simple Precedence logic network and Time Scaled Network
  • Determine the crew sizes, activity, and effective durations and create a crew utilization chart
  • Develop a monthly projected cash flow or progress payment schedule with overhead allocated
  • Identify the general & specific clauses and the items you can charge the client for in the claim
  • Prepare an effective change proposal that contains the essential content for perfecting the claim
  • Produce the productivity (Earned Workhour), labour cost & project cost reports with projections
  • Describe the criteria for creating a sound Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) & code activities
  • Identify job site situations and the immediate action required by the field to ensure entitlement
  • Create daily and look-ahead work plans, daily reports, field filing system
  • Recognize and abate the Focused Four accidents that cause the most injuries and accidents

TRAINING METHODOLOGY
This interactive training seminar includes the following training methodologies as a percentage of total tuition hours:

  • 50% Lectures
  • 30% Workshop Practical Exercises
  • 20% Group Work

SEMINAR DURATION
Five (5) days training and Examination

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This seminar is essential for all construction and project professionals including construction managers, project managers, construction supervisors, engineers and foreman. Further, the seminar is suitable for contracts, procurement and other individuals who are interested in comprehensive knowledge and skills in construction supervision and management.

SEMINAR CERTIFICATE
Averroes certificates will be issued to all attendees completing the seminar.

ACCOMMODATION
Accommodation is not included in the seminar fees. However, any accommodation required can be arranged by with Averroes at the time of booking.

SEMINAR PROGRAM
The following program is planned for this seminar.  However, the seminar Instructor may modify this program before or during the seminar for technical reasons with no prior notice to participants.  Nevertheless, the seminar objectives will always be met:

Day 1:

Construction Industry Project Organization

8:00 – 8:15

Registration & Coffee

0815 – 0830

Welcome & Introduction

0830 – 9:00

PRE-TEST or quick knowledge assessment

0900 – 0930

 Project Participants Duties and ResponsibilitiesOwners ● Owners Representative ● Public Agencies ● Design Professionals● Architects ● Engineering Disciplines ● Constructors ● Estimators ●Scheduler● Purchasing Agents ● Specialty Contractors ● Subcontractors ● Trades People● Vendors ● Fabricators ● Material Suppliers ● Equipment Suppliers ● Insurance Companies ● Financial Institutions ● Lawyers
 

0945 – 1115

Organizational StructureConstruction Job Descriptions ● Organizational Structure ● Organizational Chart ● Matrix ● Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) ● Legal Ownership  Types

1115 – 1130

Break

1130 – 1245

Project SequenceDesign Sequence ● Procurement ● Lead time Report ● Subcontractor Sequence ● Durations ● Project Closeout ● Commissioning

1245 – 1345

Lunch

1345 – 1445

Site Investigation Site Mobilization Material HandlingSoil Investigation Report ● Soil Borings ● Site Layout Plan ● Laydown Area● Material Handling ● Closeness of Temporary Facilities ● Labour Movement

1445-1500

Break

1500-1600

Recovery and closing the day

 

Day 2:

Project Planning, Time Scaled Networks, Resource Allocation, & Crew Distribution

8:00 – 09:30

Required Planned Activities on a Logic Network to Request ChangesDesign Sequence ● Subcontractor/Procurement Sequence ● Construction Sequences ● Tests ● Inspections ● Planned Weather ● Engineering Disciplines

930 – 1045

Project Logic Network – PrecedenceDraw a logic with ● Engineering Discipline Sequences ● Shop Drawing Development ● Shop Drawing Approval ●Material Fabrication ● Delivery● Construction Sequences

1045 – 1100

Break

1100 – 1230

Project Logic Network – Time Scaled NetworksDraw a logic with ● Engineering Discipline Sequences ● Shop Drawing Development ● Shop Drawing Approval ●Material Fabrication ● Delivery● Construction Sequences

1230 – 13:30

Lunch

1330 – 1520

Crew Make-up, Crew Utilization or Distribution ChartCrew Sizes ● Activity Durations ● Multi-crews ● Effective DurationsActivity Daily Output ● Time-Scaled Network with Crew Resources Allocated

1520-1530

Break

1530-1600

Recovery and closing the day

 

Day 3:

Projected Cash Flow, Change Proposals, Earned Workhour & Cost Forecasts        

08:00 – 0930

Projected Cash Flow Allocation using the Time-scaled networkTime Scaled ● Direct Costs ● Allocated Overhead Items ● Monthly Projected Cash Flow ● Schedule of Values ● Anticipated Monthly Expenditures● Monthly Income Received ● Borrowed amount ● Accumulated Amounts

0930 – 1045

Contractor Change Order ProposalsGeneral Claim Clauses ● Specific Claim Clauses ● Perfecting a Claim● Contractor’s New Change Proposals ● Net Change Proposals ●  Content

1045 – 1100

Break

1100 – 1230

Cost Control ReportsLedgers ● Labour Data Collection From Payroll  ● Productivity Report or Earned Value Method  ●  Labour Cost Report and Projections at Completion ● Cost Control as a Management Tool

1230 – 1330

Lunch

1330 – 1445

Cost Control & ManagementProject Cost Summary Report and Projections at Completion ●  Sound Principles for Work Breakdown Structure( WBS) ● Cost Accounts  ●  Cost Coding System ● Allocated or Support Items

1445-1500

Break

1500-1600

Recovery and closing day

 

Day 4:

Job Site Contractual Procedures                               

0800 – 0900

Job Site Contract and Claim Management ProceduresShop Drawing Review Procedures ● Product Data Review Procedures● Reference Standards ● Incorporated by Reference ● Differing Site Conditions● Weather Documentation Procedures ● Safety Procedures ●  Safety Record Keeping  ●  Safety Program ● change Procedures ● Claims Procedures● Stop Work Orders ● Stop Work Notices ● Dispute and Resolution Procedures

0915 – 1045

Job Site Action to Ensure Protection of Contractor’s Right to a ClaimRecognizing Differing Site Conditions ● Affected Area ● Stop Work Notice ●Claims Procedures ● Delay Claims ● Weather Delays ● Proper Action to Take ● Updated Construction Schedule  ● Proper Documentation ● Time Essence

1045 – 1100

Break

1100 – 1230

Job Site Look-Ahead Planning and SchedulingDaily Work Plan ● 3-Week Look-Ahead Plan ● Crew Size ● Materials ● Construction Equipment ● Quality Standard ● Tolerances ● Safety ● Reference Standards

1230 – 1330

Lunch

1330 – 1500

Job Site Daily Field DocumentationDaily Job Diary Legal Requirements ● Daily Time Cards by Tasks Performed ● Daily Construction Progress Report ● Field Filing System of Shop Drawings, Subcontract Agreements, Vendors ● CSI Master Format

1500-1510

Break

1510-1600

Recovery and closing day

 

Day 5:

Construction Safety – The Focused Four               

0800 – 0900

Excavation SafetySoil Types ● Soil Conditions ●Trench Distress Signs ● Trench Failure Process ● Visual Inspections ● Manual Inspections ●Slope Requirements● Slope Protection Methods ● Shoring System Design ● Selection

0900 – 1000

Rigging and Material Handling SafetySling Stress Angle ● Sling Configuration ● Sling Load ● Sling Types● Sling Inspections ● Sling Storage ● Proper Sling Selection for Materials

1000 – 1045

Break

1045 – 1145

 Scaffolding, Ladder Safety and Opening ProtectionFall Hazards ● Opening Protection ● Procedures ● Scaffolding Types● Load Capacity ● Planking Spans ● Scaffolding Inspections

1145 – 1230

Personal Protection and Health SafetyTemporary Electrical ● Confined Spaces ● Lockout ● Tag Out ● Noise● Proper Personal Protection equipment ● Hazardous Materials

1230 – 1330

Lunch

1330 – 1400

Presentation of Certificates & Learning Evaluation

1400-16:30 or 17:00

Examination & End of the day