Welcome to the April 2012 edition of our newsletter!
In this 11th issue of our newsletter, we are glad to inform that PCO membership
is constantly growing and we now have presence in over 130 countries! In this edition
of newsletter, we like to share some of recent updates and as well as "work in process".
Let's start with some of the recent updates on PCO
PCO on Facebook –
PCO now has a dedicated page on Facebook and we suggest you to continue visiting
the same to find out all updates on PCO. Please click "like" if you find this helpful
and would like to keep you updated.
EVA 17 - The annual Earned Value
Project Control event –
We are glad to inform that EVA 17 is taking place on June 12-13 at the Armourers
Hall Moorgate in London, UK and is focussed is on Cost, Behaviour and Benefits.
This annual EVA conference is considered to be one of the best in the world for
personal development and networking. It was originally dealing with Earned Value,
but now embraces all aspects of Project Control i.e., Toolset and Mindset. The EVA
conference is also noted for new and original presentations from practitioners you
are unlikely to have seen and heard before. The Armourers Hall is a spectacular
and comfortable venue and it is well positioned for travel into London. The dinner
will once again be held in candle light from magnificent chandeliers.
Please visit following links for additional info – Home Registration, Workshop details, Agenda.
Project Controls Expo 2012 –
Preliminary details for Expo 2012 are now available and can be seen at Expo website.
Expo 2102 will be showcasing 4 parallel tracks on 31st Oct 2012 at Twickenham stadium.
Details on tracks are as follows -
Track 1- Project Controls Zone 1 for beginners and Intermediate professionals,
Track 2- Project Controls Zone 2 for Advanced/Senior professionals,
Track 3- Case Studies Zone presenting real life scenarios to demonstrate the capability
of featured Project Controls tool,
Track 4 – Project Management zone addressing project challenges by implementing
best practices in leadership, facilitation, resilience and presentation.
Please visit following links for additional info - Home, Registration Venue and Agenda . You may also like to visit the Testimonial and
Gallery for our last event (2011). We are extremely
excited about Expo 2012 and look forward to meeting you there.
PCO continue to attract Project Controls job postings from all over the world. Check
out some of the latest ones below –
Project Cost Controllers
– Jacobs, Canada
Senior Cost Controller
– Hatch, Canada
Lead Estimator -
– Worley Parsons, London UK
Controls & Planning Opportunities – Fircroft, Australia
Cost, Risk, Control
& Reporting Manager Offshore Wind – Germany
Senior Claims Consultant
(transportation construction projects) – USA
Director - Hayes, Canada
See the full listing by visiting PCO JobZone
Register for job alerts to ensure you don't miss any listings on PCO. Please note
you can customize the job alerts by category (Planning, cost etc) and even by location.
We have made some changes in our blogs section and we recommend you to make best use of this
feature not just for expanding your knowledge but also to share with community.
This is also a great location to expand the reach of your profile that may help
you in achieving your career objectives. In the meantime, check out our latest blog
on "How to convert Project's WBS to Activity Codes in Oracle P6".
PCO Free Library is world’s largest online Project Controls
document sharing location where members can upload their case studies, presentations,
technical papers and even standard schedule templates. Over 2000 documents have
been downloaded in last few months and it is already world's largest online Project
Controls library. Some of the latest ones are DCMA 14-Point Schedule Assessment,
Planning & Scheduling Excellence Guide (PASEG) and Project scheduling rules. Check
out the full listing by visiting this most visited PCO location.
We are in the process of developing "Practitioners Guide" and hope to release it in near future.
It's a mammoth exercise and we are constantly looking for volunteers to help us
out here. If interested, please write
to us We acknowledge our members and supporters' contributions by giving
them wider visibility on PCO. Contact
us to find out more on this.
In addition to this guide, we are constantly working to improve our website and
bring in more features to help our members. We will keep you posted on all these
developments via our future newsletters.
Last but not the least; we'd like to take this opportunity to thank you for your
unwavering support to PCO. We continue to look forward to your active participation
as we move forward.
Have a good day and keep up your good work!
P.S. As ever, we welcome your feedback.
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