Welcome to April 2013 edition of Newsletter.
We are glad to inform you in our 15th issue of newsletter that membership has increased
over 6500 and is constantly growing. As we all know the success couldn’t have been
achieved without your support which has motivated us to introduce new programs and
various other benefits thereby offering better guidance to our project controls
practitioners. In this edition of newsletter, we would like to share some of recent
updates and "work in process" to make you aware of our progress.
Let's start with some of the recent updates on PCO
ProjectControlsOnline (PCO), is constantly working to improve its content layout
and design for the end user benefit and ease of use and as well as to accommodate
in more features for the community. Once such change is displaying the latest updates
of PCO on home page offering quick snapshot of recent development of portal
We are glad to announce that PCO has been successful in introducing a new feature
i.e., Video library. This newly included
feature contains a wide range of training videos which is offered at a very nominal
cost. Users can access great quality Project Controls knowledge material in video
format, designed to be seen on PC, Android and Apple devices.
This Video Library includes some of
the most popular content on Oracle Primavera such as –
- FULL Oracle Primavera Training Course
- Primavera P6 - How to use activity usage profile
- Primavera P6 - Contract Management Workflow Settings
- Primavera P6 - Assigning roles to project activities
- Primavera P6 - How to setup new roles
- Primavera P6 - Resource assignments window
- Primavera P6 - Assigning resources with resource wizard
- Primavera P6 - Using Resource lag & Resource duration
- Primavera P6 - Earned Value tutorial
- Primavera P6 - Introduction to Claim Digger
Please note: Members must be logged
in to view these video.
PCO continues to attract Project Controls job postings from all over the world.
Check out some of the new roles below –
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 blogs on –
Curves in Primavera P6
How to manage
risk in Primavera P6 Professional
How to use Role
Limits in P6
How to use Trace
Logic in Primavera P6
For full list of new additions, please visit our blog section
Project Controls Expo 2012 presentations:
We are glad to announce that all the presentations of Expo 2012 have been made publicly
available and could now be viewed under Event Proceedings.
Project Controls Expo 2013 – Organised by PCO:
We are proud to announce the launch of Project Controls
Expo 2013- Our 3rd event with the clear objective of providing significant
practical and theoretical awareness on Project Controls process, tools and techniques
to its stakeholders which is now happening on 13th Nov 203 at Twickenham Stadium,
So, don't miss this chance and register to be part of this exciting event. For your
convenience, here are some links
Sponsors and Exhibitors, who wish to mark their presence at this exclusive show,
can contact to us at info@ProjectControlsExpo.com and we will be glad
EVA 18 Project Controls
Preliminary information on EVA 18 is now available and can be seen on PCO. EVA
18 is poised to attract best speakers from the industry to conduct presentations
As promised, we have successfully expanded our video library, which includes a wide
range of training modules designed for our project controls practitioner and brought
to you at a very nominal price. Our work does not end here and we are invariably
working to improve this section further.
In this section a modular structure has been built that spreads across a set number
of modules covering full spectrum of Project Controls comprising all its base elements
such as, Planning & Scheduling, Change Management, Risk Management and many
Partner Announcements/News -
ProjCon offers the best industry specific Project Controls training and
training to wide range of industry professionals. ProjCon consultants work with
Client to enhance their Project Controls capability that allows them to deliver
positive outcomes. Our comprehensive array of products and services provide powerful,
affordable solutions to virtually all aspects of the Project Controls.
ProjCon’s specialist & exclusive trainings are
led by trainers who have real life Project Controls experience with considerable
knowledge of implementing integral project control systems. Some of our courses
- Integrated Project Controls Framework (Reference # 100A)
- Planning, Scheduling & Earned Value Management (Reference # 101A)
- Introduction to Cost Engineering & Estimating (Reference # 102A)
- Advanced Cost Estimating Course (Reference # 102B)
- Construction Delay & Forensic Schedule Analysis (Reference # 103A)
- Project Risk Analysis & Management (Reference # 104A)
- Project Change Control & Management (Reference #105A)
- Oracle Primavera Overview (Reference # 201A)
- Oracle Primavera Resource Management (Reference # 202A)
- Acumen Fuse Training (Reference # 204A)
Project Resource, the specialist construction and engineering recruitment agency
glad to announce their first overseas office in Perth, Australia.
The office is headed up by Derek Scott a founder of Project Resource who said "Our
goal is to support the demand for skilled engineers in Australia that we are experiencing
within our UK business. I want the Australian recruitment market to benefit from
the fantastic job seekers that we have in the UK that would want to move there to
If you would like to Project Resource team in Australia about how they can help
you or your company, they can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
or +61 (08) 6189 8758. For more information on how Project Resource can help employers
and professionals, visit their company website.
You can also keep up to date with news by following Project resource on LinkedIn
or if you are interested in moving to WA then join their dedicated group 'Relocate and
Work in Western Australia - From the UK'.
MAKE YOUR MARK WHILE YOU GROW YOUR CAREER
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As one of the largest independent crude oil and natural gas producers in the world,
our balanced asset mix creates opportunity for people who want to be part of a challenging
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JOIN OUR PROJECT CONTROL TEAM!
Utilize your technical expertise to ensure that project control activities are efficiently
managed through all project phases. Join our team with your specialized background
in planning, cost, scheduling, estimating, and quantity surveying.
We’re currently hiring for the following opportunities:
To apply now or to learn more, please go to http://www.cnrl-careers.com/jobs/Project-Control
- Cost Engineers
- Cost Reporting Engineers
- Project Controls Leads
Acumen Annual Summit and User Conference
Acumen welcomes you to its third Annual Summit to be held from September 30 – October
2, 2013 at Houston, TX. It’s time again for Acumen software users and project professionals
from all industries to gather for networking, learning, and sharing project management
best practices beside the uses for Acumen Fuse, Acumen Risk and Acumen 360.
Click here for more details.
EcoSys invites you to our FREE Breakfast Seminars. RSVP via the links below!
Topic: Project Controls Best Practices with EcoSys
More than just cost reporting, effective project controls help to deliver success
throughout the entire project lifecycle, from the very earliest stages of project
selection and planning, through project execution and reconciliation of actual expenditures.
In this free breakfast seminar, we discuss the best practices that make project
controls more efficient and effective and help to predict outcomes and take corrective
- April 16 – Denver
- April 25 – Toronto
Topic: The Top 5 Challenges to Effective Cost Controls (And How to Overcome
Project success is maximised by access to timely information that can proactively
shape business decisions. Expectations are growing higher, yet Project Controllers
are facing increased project complexity, volatility and information dispersion.
In this presentation, we discuss the most significant challenges to effective cost
controls, emerging from organisational readiness to the design of processes and
systems. Then we identify the solutions that organisations are implementing to achieve
higher-quality information more quickly and to realise more successful projects.
- May 15 – London
- May 16 – Aberdeen
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.