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Project Delivery Systems - The Final Chapter
By Morley Selver, P.Eng IPMA B
Off Take Agreements I want to continue, and finish, the EPC project delivery system I started in the October newsletter. One part of the EPC project delivery system the Owner... Read More»

Project Delivery Systems
By Morley Selver, P.Eng IPMA B
Design Build (DB) In this article I will talk about the Design Build (DB) project delivery system. You see DB projects in various locations, some examples being highway projects and... Read More»

Project Freight
By Morley Selver, P.Eng IPMA B
As a project manager, there are a lot of things you have to be aware of know otherwise you could end up in trouble. One of those things is freight.... Read More»

Sunshine & Rainbows, Part IV
By Morley Selver, P.Eng IPMA B
We Forgot To Check That. We were building a new facility and had to design a loading area to ship the product. The product was to be shipped by flat... Read More»

“Success Has A Thousand Fathers But Failure Is An Orphan."
By Morley Selver, P.Eng IPMA B
This article is a continuation of the series on why projects fail. Poor Coordination Of Effort Companies always try to save costs on projects by not going full bore on... Read More»

By Morley Selver, P.Eng IPMA B
Project Execution Plans Are Not Fixed. All projects should have a Project Execution Plan which outlines to management how you plan on executing the project. There are numerous sections, one... Read More»

Just What Are My Roles & Responsibilities? Part II
By Morley Selver, P.Eng IPMA B
This article continues with the roles and responsibilities of a Lead Project Engineer / Project Manager that I started in the last article. Reviews all incoming and outgoing project-related correspondence.... Read More»

Managing the Manager
By Ann Drinkwater
Your organization has decided to outsource a project to an external firm. In some cases, the organization may allow your team to manage the project, but more often than not, the organization may want full reign and to manage the engagement themselves. What does this mean to the project manager from the client organization? Depending on your company’s project management philosophy (i.e. do they see project management as a scheduling function, or someone that truly manages the project and risk), this type of agreement may be more challenging than you first think. Read More»

Project Procurement
By Morley Selver, P.Eng IPMA B
What Do You Mean Equipment Deliveries Are Holding Up My Project? In my early days of project management, I learned that if you want to get a project done on... Read More»

Hidden Contracts
By Morley Selver, P.Eng IPMA B
They Want How Much? We were in the process of buying the electrical equipment for a new plant when the electrical engineer came in with the bad news. They had... Read More»

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