Project Management for Construction

2 Day Fundamentals

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2 DAY SYDNEY COURSES    $ 1,420 Inc GST

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Enrol in Ram Education’s Project Management for Construction: 2 Day Fundamentals course and take the next step up in your career.

An interactive 2-day training course which will demonstrate to everyone that you’ve got what it takes to take charge of new and potentially challenging projects.

  • Set your projects up for success
  • Get recognised for your management skill
  • Build your confidence
  • And much, much more…

Receive industry recognised training

All topics map to the management processes outlined in the Global Standard PMBOK® Guide (Sixth Edition)

Contact hours/PDUs: 15

Perfectly suited to people in the following roles:

  • Project Managers
  • Project Engineers
  • Supervisors
  • Contract Administrators
  • Superintendents
  • Quantity Surveyors
  • Schedulers
  • Cost Accountants
  • Architects
  • Senior Management
  • Anyone contributing to the management of construction projects

What will I learn?

Through interactive discussions, construction case studies and a diagram-rich workbook, our experienced trainers with help you learn:

Get tips and tricks on:

  • Delivering a successful project
  • Quick-starting a project
  • Planning a project
  • Improving team performance
  • Controlling a project
  • Getting projects back-on-track

How to set your projects up for success

  • Measuring project success
  • Defining projects in the context of risk
  • Defining the role of the project manager
  • Applying the PMBOK® framework
  • Juggling constraints and trade-offs
  • Optimising productivity

How to plan a construction project

  • Formalising a project charter
  • Identifying and analysing stakeholders
  • Developing a project organisation structure
  • Collecting requirements
  • Defining the scope
  • Creating the WBS and baselining the scope

How construction project life cycles work

  • Developing a project lifecycle
  • Initiating processes
  • Planning processes
  • Executing processes
  • Monitoring and controlling processes
  • Closing processes

How to manage the schedule and costs

  • Defining and sequencing activities
  • Estimating durations and PERT
  • Determining the critical path and float
  • Estimating costs accurately
  • Baselining the schedule and cost
  • Managing variations and EOTs

How to manage risk

  • Identifying risks
  • Prioritising risks
  • Quantifying risks
  • Developing a contingency budget
  • Determining and implementing risk controls
  • Monitoring risks continually

How to control construction projects

  • Tracking productivity metrics
  • Managing meetings and documents
  • Reporting progress
  • Gaining acceptance and completion
  • Developing a close-out checklist
  • Celebrating success!

How to set your projects up for success

  • Measuring project success
  • Defining projects in the context of risk
  • Defining the role of the project manager
  • Applying the PMBOK® framework
  • Juggling constraints and trade-offs
  • Optimising productivity

Get tips and tricks on

  • Delivering a successful project
  • Quick-starting a project
  • Planning a project
  • Improving team performance
  • Controlling a project
  • Getting projects back-on-track

How to plan a construction project

  • Formalising a project charter
  • Identifying and analysing stakeholders
  • Developing a project organisation structure
  • Collecting requirements
  • Defining the scope
  • Creating the WBS and baselining the scope

How construction project life cycles work

  • Developing a project lifecycle
  • Initiating processes
  • Planning processes
  • Executing processes
  • Monitoring and controlling processes
  • Closing processes

How to manage the schedule and costs

  • Defining and sequencing activities
  • Estimating durations and PERT
  • Determining the critical path and float
  • Estimating costs accurately
  • Baselining the schedule and cost
  • Managing variations and EOTs

How to manage risk

  • Identifying risks
  • Prioritising risks
  • Quantifying risks
  • Developing a contingency budget
  • Determining and implementing risk controls
  • Monitoring risks continually

How to control a project

  • Tracking productivity metrics
  • Managing meetings and documents
  • Reporting progress
  • Gaining acceptance and completion
  • Developing a close-out checklist
  • Celebrating success!

About your trainer, Robin Millner

Robin learnt project management the hard way. Starting out "in the trenches" as a Project Engineer and then Project Manager on some of the largest and toughest projects around.

His hands-on experience, in everything from modest projects to major initiatives worth hundreds of millions of dollars, underpins his practical, no-nonsense approach.

Having worked on both the contractor and client side of the fence, Robin is well placed to provide you with unique perspectives from both points of view.

In addition to sharing tricks and tips from 25 years of experience, he will help you with those difficult conversations, so you can maintain a positive and respectful relationship with all parties.

As an educator, Robin has personally trained over 2,000 project management professionals across a wide range of organisations within the construction industry.

He holds an Engineering degree from the University of New South Wales and a current Certificate IV in Training and Assessment TAE40110.

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About Ram Education

Ram Education is a group of construction project management veterans with a passion for helping you get your projects to the finish line on time, without tearing your hair out or blowing your margin.

Since 2002, we've provided project management training to the construction industry in organisations large and small, throughout Australia, and around the world.

Ram Education brings a practical, no-nonsense approach. Our trainers have experience in the real-world of construction projects and are qualified Engineers.

Courses for every level of project management

  • Short courses in the fundamentals of project management
  • Advanced training and industry approved qualifications
  • Tailored in-company training to get your team up to speed fast

The Ram Education Difference

  • Our expert trainers have real-world construction experience
  • Faster learning with engaging, industry-relevant content
  • Get practical solutions to your project problems
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