A Joint Event between the IET Scotland South West Network and Project Controls Network
The success of industrial projects depends, of course, on the effective application of many factors including the business case, the specification, the cost estimate, the schedule, the execution plan, and the execution itself – all in accordance with all of the above!
That requires the technical expertise of those involved in Project Control.
However, technical expertise is not enough – it is also vital to be able to interact, on a personal basis, with the client, the whole project team and with company management above the project team. This requires a range of personal skills which are rarely addressed in the educational process.
This talk (based on a series of articles being published in “Project Control PROFESSIONAL”) discusses those “Back-room Skills” which are required to be in the toolkit of all those involved in executing projects but, in particular, those involved in Project Control. It covers the stages of winning and understanding the job, doing the job and managing yourself, managing others, and managing senior management.
Continuing Professional Development
This event can contribute towards your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours as part of the IET's CPD monitoring scheme.
09 Oct 2019
5:30pm - 7:45pm
Scotland South West Local Network
This is a free event and is open to both members and non members of the various institutions.
Those interested in attending, please follow the registration link:
Tony Reid BSc CEng FACostE MIET
Tony started his career in Electricity Supply in commissioning, maintenance and operations and later developed into Project Controls in the engineering/construction industry. He has extensive international experience in the Process/Petrochemical contracting industry, in both technical and management positions, and later, in consultancy roles in the UK Construction Industry.
His experience covers planning, cost estimating, cost control, materials management, document control, risk management and project control management.
Overseas experience includes Europe, Turkey, Japan, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand and Brazil. He was active for many years in the support and development of Project Controls and is a qualified Assessor of Project Control Diplomas. Tony is also a past President of the Association of Cost Engineers.
He has published a significant number of papers on Project Controls related topics, and is the author of “Project Controls – A Practitioner’s Guide to the Key Topics”.
Now semi-retired, Tony continues to be fascinated by the need for sound and effective project control to ensure the success of project execution, and he believes that the required “Back-room Skills” are as important as the technical skills.
Reasons to attend
Learn “Back-room Skills” which are required to be in the toolkit of all those involved in executing projects but, in particular, those involved in Project Control, from a highly experienced engineer.
University of Strathclyde Technology and Innovation Centre
17:30 - 17:55 Registration and networking - Tea/coffee and refreshments will be served
17:55 - 18:00 Time for audience to get seated
18:00 - 18:05 Welcome and Speaker Introduction
18:05 - 19:00 Lecture: Backroom Skills
19:00 - 19:30 Q&A
19:30 - 19:35 Vote of thanks
19:40 Event ends
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