Earned Value Management (EVM) is a powerful tool for evaluating the schedule and cost performance of projects and predicting future
“Your critical path schedule shows behind schedule. How come your EVM schedule performance indicates an ahead of schedule status?”
Recently there was a tremendous opportunity to learn from one of today’s premier project-controls advocate and thought leaders on topics
How many times have you submitted your resume to an online job posting that 100% matched your qualifications, but never
Have you ever wondered how you can quickly detect the activities in the schedule that are behind?
Did you know that in
After years of working with experienced Project Control teams in various organizations and industries, I believe there are important lessons
A Schedule Time Impact Analysis is a method used to determine the extent of impact from potential delay in the
Have you ever wondered how you could apply Earned Value Management in Primavera P6 scheduling tool?
Wouldn't it be nice if
I enjoy attending conferences. I like the awesome speakers, the takeaways, and lessons, the great connections, the food, the environment—all
If you have ever wanted to learn Primavera P6 scheduling tool or wanted to get into the planning/scheduling field, one
Have you ever wondered what an s-curve is in projects?
Do you know why Project Managers are interested in seeing s-curves
Have you ever wondered how “Project Controls” was performed back in the “Dinosaur’s Age,” when the computers didn’t exist?
How to succeed as a Document Controller?
This is a question that is best answered by a senior Document Control Director
I had the honor of interviewing one of the most inspiring, successful, and dedicated Project Control Directors & Managers, Roberto
Do you know what certifications in project risk management are available?
Are you interested to know how you can become a
Have you ever reviewed a Cost Estimate of a project? Have you ever wondered what “Contingency” is in a Cost
There are plenty of tools available today for Project Controllers to help them better manage and control projects.
As technology evolves,
How to succeed in Cost Estimating?! This is a question that can be best answered by a senior cost estimator.
According to Wikipedia.org, “Changes in the cost or price of specific goods or services in a given economy over a
I get this question a lot, “What is the Difference Between Project Controls and Project Management?”. I believe there are
Are you interested to know how you can become a Certified Cost Controller?
Do you know what internationally recognized certifications are
We all have learned a lot about calculating Total Float and Critical Path in a network diagram and have seen
Project Control Academy held its first “Project Control Article Writing Contest” in Q2 2016 and invited all Project Control Professionals
Throughout my 30+ years in the construction industry, many of those in the cost estimating field, I met great estimators
Every objective, intention, idea, project, task or whatever is expected in a future time (minutes, hours, days, months or years
What is Project Controls?
To define the subject, Project Control, I would like to start by defining the two words “project”
As usual, in the cool of the evening after a hard day job, if I was able to make it
Over the past few months I've been working with our building team as it takes it's 1st steps into the
There are many ways to skin a cat, and there are even more ways to build a house. Although many
Years back, my boss used to say “You will know whether your estimate is accurate or not, only after the
Have you ever wondered how you can have more exposure & credibility in the area of your expertise?
How to be
Wouldn’t it be nice to have a fortuneteller in projects?
A fortuneteller of project who could predict what is going to
What project controls conferences have you attended? Which one was the best? Was it the best because it created a
What comes to your mind when you hear the term “Project Control”? Does taking control or authority over projects come
Do you know the status of your project in terms of cost and schedule? Do you think with all of
We have prepared a new short video that teaches you about the execution stage in project controls.
In this video, you
When you start your journey as either a Project Controller or a Project Manager, one of the most important things
Critical Path Method (CPM) is one of the fundamental concepts in Project Controls. The training video below provides you an
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, MAY 31, 2014 –Project Control Academy, a leader in providing world class training solutions and consulting services
You can be the best data analyzer, an expert in Earned Value Management, or a very good planner/scheduler. However, if
Part 3- Evaluating the Accuracy of Your Cost Forecasts
How do you evaluate the accuracy of your cost forecasting? Is there