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									euci Presents a course on:

Project Scheduling and
controlS for utilitieS
November 16 - 17, 2009   •   Regency Plaza DTC   •   Denver, CO
Project Scheduling and
controlS for utilitieS
November 16 -17, 2009

  Course attendees will gain an understanding of the project controls methods and tools to assist in the planning,
  organizing, and managing of resources to bring about the completion of a project. Special attention will be given
  to developing a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), Critical Path Method (CPM) schedule, and the overall planning,
  tracking, and forecasting of resources through Earned Value Management (EVM). Key project management terms and
  processes will be illustrated through hands on learning exercises.

  •   Project Managers
  •   Construction Managers
  •   Project Stakeholders
  •   Schedulers and/or Cost Analysts

  This course is designed for project stakeholders ranging from executives, estimating, operations, marketing, accounting,
  and project management office staff to engineering, field, and support personnel who need to understand the best
  practices of project scheduling.

  WhAT YOu WIll lEARn
  •   Principles of project controls – (schedule & cost management)
  •   Triple Constraints of a project
  •   Planning and development of WBS
  •   An understanding of CPM Scheduling
  •   Terms and nomenclature of project controls
  •   Discuss and illustrate principles of earned value
  •   how to apply tools and techniques of project controls

  This course is registered for PDu credit through the PMI® – the Project Management Institute. Attendees will earn 9
  PDus. The PDu credits will be distributed after the course is complete.

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  7800 East Tufts Ave.                     7675 East union Ave.                    5001 South ulster St.
  Denver, CO 80237                         Denver, CO 80237                        Denver, CO 80237
  (303) 779-1234                           (303) 770-4200                          (303) 804-9900              
  (1 block away)                           (2 blocks away)                         (2 blocks away)

                                                       register today! call 303-770-8800 or visit
Project Scheduling and
controlS for utilitieS
November 16 -17, 2009

                                 january 24 – 25, 2008
                                    Program agenda
  Monday, noveMber 16, 2009

  8: 00 – 8:30 a.m.      registration and continental breakfast

  8:30 – 9:00 a.m.       course overview and introduction

  9:00 – 10:00 a.m.      Why do We use Project controls?
                          • What is a project
                          • Typical development phases of a project
                          • history of project controls
                          • Triple Constraints
                          • What phase uses project controls?

  10:00 – 10:30 a.m.     breakout exercise
                           • Project planning

  10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. WbS – Work breakdown Structure
                           • Defining and organizing a project’s scope
                           • WBS - Design principles
                           • level of detail
                           • Pitfalls and misconceptions
                           • Examples of WBS

  12:00 – 1:00 p.m.      group luncheon

  1:00 – 2:30 p.m.       Scheduling Principles
                           • CPM Scheduling
                           • forward and backward pass calculations
                           • Critical path analysis
                           • Schedule terminology
                           • What makes a valid schedule
                           • levels of detail

  2:30 – 3:15 p.m.       earned value
                           • history of EVM
                           • Problems with tracking a project without EVM
                           • Terms and definitions of EVM
                           • EVM Charts – Planned, earned, & actual
                           • Simple to complex EVM

  3:15 – 3:45 p.m.       forecasting/Progressing
                           • Where have you been and where are you going
                           • Cost and schedule performance indexes (CPI, SPI)
                           • EAC calculations

  3:45 – 4:00 p.m.       industry Software
                           • use the tool that fits the project’s requirements
                           • using scheduling tools for tracking earned, planned, and spent
                           • Examples of schedules (primavera 3.1, primavera 6.2, Microsoft Project)

  4:00 p.m.              day one adjourn

                                                    register today! call 303-770-8800 or visit
Project Scheduling and
controlS for utilitieS
November 16 -17, 2009

  tueSday, noveMber 17, 2009

  8:00 – 8:30 a.m.        continental breakfast

  8:30 – 10:30 a.m.       group Project – hands on integration of WbS, Schedule, and evM
                           • Establish the project’s scope
                           • Building a WBS structure
                           • Develop a baseline schedule
                           • Resource loading a schedule
                           • Tracking progress

  10:30 – 11:45 a.m.      Scope change Process and re-baseline
                            • Incorporating a change order
                            • The overall impact of scope change to a project
                            • Auditing methods / problem solving

  11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. class Q&a and follow-up Questions on Project controls

  12:00 p.m.              closing remarks and course adjourns

  jack Kersbergen, PMP, certified Project Management institute instructor
  jack Kersbergen has a 25 year background in Project Management and Project Controls. his background includes
  consulting and implementation support for Project Management Systems and Project Cost/Schedule Control systems
  for all types of projects. his expertise includes Earned Value Management Systems, and Project Cost/Schedule Controls
  processes, procedures, tools, training, and software. he is currently an independent consultant providing project
  management services, training, and earned value management implementation to the Electric Power industry and
  the Construction industry. Most recently Mr. Kersbergen was the Manager of Project Controls for Zachry Engineering
  Corporation (ZEC), Denver, Colorado for 8 years where he directly supervised a staff for project planning, budgeting,
  scheduling, and earned value performance reporting for all types and sizes of power projects, including:
  •   Xcel Energy, Comanche unit 3, 750MW, Supercritical unit burning PRB coal and aux coal railway
  •   Turlock Irrigation District, Walnut Energy Center, 250MW, 2X1 CC plant, gE 7EA
  •   Sacramento Municipal utility District, Cosumnes Power Project, 500 MW, 2X1 CC plant, gE 7fA
  •   Calpine Corporation, Rocky Mountain Energy Center, 580MW, 2X1 CC plant, Siemens Westinghouse 501f
  •   front Range Power Company, front Range Power Project, 480 MW, 2X1 CC plant, gE 7fA
  •   City Public Service of San Antonio, leon Creek Peaking Power Project, 200MW, 4 units, SC, gE lM6000
  •   glendale Ca. Water & Power, grayson unit 9 Power Project, 50MW, 1 unit, SC, gE lM6000
  •   Williams Energy, Memphis generation Project, 84MW, 1 unit, SC, gE 7EA
  •   Black hills generation, lange unit 1, 40MW, 1 unit, SC, gE lM6000
  •   AEP Mountaineer CCS Project

  Additionally as an Independent Project Management Consultant
  • Provided consulting direction/oversight for a uS government Earned Value Enterprise Project Management System and
     processes for TRW, Sunnyvale CA.
  • Acted as Consultant for the development and implementation of processes, procedures, and software tools for an
     Earned Value Management System for the uS navy nAVAIR $ 1 Billion f-14 fighter upgrade Project. norfolk, Va.
  • Consultant to Chrysler Electrospace Systems Inc. of Dallas, Texas for an enterprise wide Project Cost/Schedule Control
     System for Earned Value.
  • Consultant to Price Waterhouse - Sydney, Australia for Earned Value Project Management.

  he is a volunteer instructor for the Project Management Institute (PMI) Mile hi Denver PMP certification course, and is on
  the Denver PMI Mile hi education committee. he is a certified PMI Project Manager Professional. (PMP) and is a faculty
  member of the PMI College of Performance Management for earned value management.

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