Project Management for Port Engineers (Skills Training)

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Project Management training will reinforce industry independent project management best practices. Port Engineers will become comfortable with the widely accepted terms and definitions used by project managers worldwide. This course will tailor the Project Management fundamentals to a shipyard environment with actual examples and hands-on scenarios. This practical application of management skills will enable attendees to become better communicators, perform independent estimation, managed changes on projects and evaluate schedule and budget performance.

Duration: 3-day course

Course Details:

This course will provide an overview of project management for Port Engineers as well as best practices including:

  • Risk Analysis – Attendees will learn the basic framework for identification and analysis of
    risk. This workshop will provide a basic understanding of how to mitigate threat and maximize opportunity when managing a project.
  • Managing Changes on a Project – From communicating a change request to receiving, reviewing and analyzing the impacts of the change, attendees will focus on the aspects of change management, including the creation of a change control log entry, and a change
    management approval form.
  • Earned Value Management – Port Engineers need to measure the earned value of work
    completed on projects and control variances to schedule budget and schedule. The Earned Value techniques taught in this workshop will provide attendees with techniques to measure and analyze quality on their projects and better verify the deliverable meets the quality requirements.
  • Best Practices – Preparing Vessel for Survey – Port Engineers will learn basic skills including basic cost estimation, conducting quality assurance of vessels prior to regulatory surveys/inspections, preparation and planning for ABS surveys prior to vessel’s yard period or surveys after construction, and surveys during construction. Case studies based on MSC procedures.

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