Independent Contractors and Businesses Association (ICBA)

Project Management Essentials
Date
Friday, April 24th, 2020
Location
Accent Inn Burnaby
3777 Henning Drive
Burnaby, BC
V5C 6N5
Complimentary Parking
Google Map
Registration Deadline
Friday, April 24th, 2020
Event Description

Participants will develop skills and knowledge of how to manage a construction project. Participants will gain an understanding of the project processes and constraints encountered by project managers (using

PMBoK approach) and how to successfully manage a complex project.

 

At the end of the course participants will be able to:

 

• Gain the essential skills to manage a construction project

• Understand the importance of project planning

• Understand the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK)

• Use the appropriate contracts for the project eg CCDC/CCA etc.

• Use risk management tools and mitigate for risk

• Understand the importance of scheduling and use appropriate scheduling tools

• Understand expectations management and adapt communication accordingly

• Understand the components of projects – labour, materials and overheads – and use of techniques to maximize job profitability and minimize costs

• Do post-mortem analysis after project completion

• Understand the impact and methodology of construction cost control

• Use Construction Industry Codes to analyse costs vs budget

• Adapt the project estimate to a project budget

• Understand how job costing fits within the overall accounting systems

• Use of job profit forecasting methods to integrate into company forecasting systems

• Understand the importance of cash flow projections for construction companies

 

Audience: The course is designed for construction owners, project managers, estimators, supervisors and staff.

 

The instructor: Mark Waters, CTech., GSC has worked in the construction industry for the past 30 years and is an experienced project manager and estimator. He graduated from the BCIT Geomatics Technician program with honours in 1996 and joined the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians Association of BC (ASTTBC) in 1997.

 

 

Contact & Support

For support or inquiries, please email info@icba.ca or call 604-298-7795 during regular business hours.

Pricing
All prices in Canadian dollars
Ticket Price
Attendee Registration For Workshop
ICBA Member $399.00
Non-Member $499.00
Special Promotion: Group Discount
Register 2 employees and SAVE 10% off each additional registration!
Agenda
8:15am - 8:30am
Registration
8:30am - 4:30pm
Workshop (Lunch included)
Cancellation &
Refund Policy

COURSE REGISTRATION CANCELLATIONS, TRANSFERS & REFUNDS:

 

Cancellations received at least 10 business days prior to the course date will result in a full refund.

 

Cancellations received less than 10 business days but more than 5 full business days prior to the course date are subject to an administration fee of $100 per day for full and half-day seminars, or $25 for breakfast sessions.

 

Registrants who do not show up for a course, and/or who do not notify ICBA at least 5 full business days prior to the course date will be assessed the full cost of the course. There will be no refunds or credits in this case.

 

Substitution of attendees is permitted up to and including the day of the course.

 

COURSE CANCELLATION BY ICBA:

 

ICBA may have to postpone or cancel courses due to insufficient enrolment, in which case ICBA’s liability will be limited to a refund of the registration fee.

 
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