Construction Planning & Project Controls (15 CPD hours)

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Mode of study

Virtual Classroom

Location - London

PM Excellence, Olympic House, 28-42 Clements Road, Ilford, London IG1 1BA

Our two-day CPD accredited(15 CPD hours) training is not focussed on planning software "pushing buttons" but on the systems, processes and procedures of undertaking construction planning throughout the project lifecycle.

The training is drawn from best practices in both contractor and client environments on the London2012 Olympics and Crossrail Programmes and uses examples from them to demonstrate the application in project controls.

Our training teaches construction delivery professionals (project managers, engineers, construction & site managers, planners, cost engineers) how to undertake construction planning with emphasis on an integrated approach to project controls hence enabling their organisations to enhance their project controls capability.

The training is also essential for Engineers that are keen to transition into planning and project controls and we also provide Primavera P6 training to facilitate this process.

Day One - we cover the following:

  • Introduction to Project Controls, Systems, Processes & Procedures
  • Introduction to Project Planning
  • Project Planning Process based on the PRINCE2 Model
  • Schedule Narrative & Contents
  • Use & Management of Milestones
  • The Application of the NEC4 Contract Clauses in Managing the Programme
  • Design Management Process & Planning including the use of Engineering Progress Performance Reports (EPPR)
  • Tender/Procurement Process & Planning

Day Two - we cover the following:

  • Consents & Permits
  • Undertaking & Assurances
  • Resource Levelling & Smoothing
  • Delay & Forensic Schedule Analysis
  • Change Management
  • Risk Management and how to undertake Quantitative Schedule Risk Analysis (QSRA)
  • Construction Programme
  • Testing & Commissioning
  • Asset Completion & Handover
  • Programme Quality
  • Earned Value Management
  • Project Controls Reports
  • Personal Skills required by a Planner

Patrick Opio BSc MSc MSc DIC MAPM

Seventeen years UK and overseas experience in Planning and project controls in the delivery of mega and complex infrastructure projects in both client and contractor environments.

He has been involved in some of the most prestigious and iconic projects in Europe like High Speed 2, Crossrail, London 2012 Olympics, King's Cross St. Pancras Redevelopment, Channel Tunnel Rail Link (CTRL) and Oil and Gas developments.

Patrick is an experienced trainer and is a Member of the Association of Project Management. He holds the following certificates;

  • Advanced Primavera P6
  • Project Planning and Control Practitioner
  • Earned Value Practitioner
  • Prince2 Practitioner
  • Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner.

He has a Masters in Concrete Structures and Business Management from Imperial College and a Masters in Information Systems Engineering from London South Bank University. He also holds a Train the Trainer certification.

He started his career as a Civil Engineer eventually progressing into Project Planning and Controls.

Patrick prides himself in making things happen.

Candidates should have some knowledge of delivery of construction projects.

  • Contruction Planning Manual
  • 15 CPD hours Completion Certificate

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