W11_AlShehhi_NPV


  1. Problem Definition.

An LPG bottling plant is planned to be built near a gas plant constructed in a remote area. In order to benefit the local community from similar sort of projects, it is decided to source the bottling plant to a local SME.

The SME should be a balance of not losing money but also should not be a large profit generator. The main issue, however, is that how to maximize and diversify beneficiaries of this project and at the same time making sure whoever SME gets this project, they are being able to execute it safely.

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W10_SuleimanAljabri_ The Alignment Of Cost and Schedule


 

  1. Problem Definition

Too often the costs and schedule are treated as separate entities. Most of the reporting frustrations that planners and cost controllers face throughout the life of a project can be eliminated with the use of a cost loaded schedule. There are endless advantages of having a fully cost loaded schedule to which we will cover three here; assigning cost accountability, reporting Earned Value (EV) and assisting contract administration. All these aspects help to manage, forecast and report the health of the project.

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W9_SuleimanAljabri_ Integrated Mega Project


 

 

  1. Problem Definition

“In my experience on ‘mega-projects’ the purpose of having a single location for all this information is to provide senior stakeholders with confidence that the project was progressing. Additionally it provides statistics e.g. the number of milestones achieved compared to the number that remained that can be used to demonstrate the overall status.

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W11- Ali Hubais – Selection Car by using Matrix Analysis


  1. Problem Recognition

Now a day Car is become more advanced and there are a lot of new model comes every year and competition is become so wader so it is important to carefully select a Type of Car that fits fit your expectations and needs. So using Matrix analysis a technique it will help the decision maker to select the best Car that satisfies his needs.

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Wk13_Mahfoodha_Lesson Learned


  1. Problem Definition

Projects are generally unique and vary from one to the other especially in terms of purpose, cost, magnitude and the timelines involved. However, the processes to conduct the projects are similar and hence the lessons learned from each project could be used and utilized for other projects.

Takatuf –PMI program is about to conclude, and there were definitely many lesson learned from this experience. Each and every project within the program was a challenge and delivering the requirements provided a wealth of lessons to be captured and interpreted in our future ventures. The intention of this blog is to capture the lessons learned from this program and perhaps find a manner to implement them in future programs.

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WK12_Mahfoodha_Best techniques of Dashboard Performance


Problem Statement

The company I am working in currently is a projectized organization. The work we are handling is basically managing multiple projects in order to develop and build an operating refinery.  This involves a continuous form of meetings and reporting to various stake holder (whether it was a shareholder or contractor) that sometimes require quick decision making.  This calls to use a tool such as dashboard performance reporting where it is an easy to read information management tool that illustrates visually KPIs, metrics, and other key data points relevant to a business, department, or specific process. Currently the most common visual illustration report is an S Curve reports which is a representation of the projects performance in terms of schedule and cost i.e (SPI and CPI). These reports often lead to further questions that require further explanation that these graphs do not fully cover. This leads to the topic of this blog; can we have a more comprehensive dashboard that could illustrate key aspects of the project in a simple graphical manner that give status summary in brief and trigger early warning alert that would allow for prompt action and decision making.

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W7.2_ Khalid Almamari_Economic Evaluation of Site Power’s Alternatives


  1. Problem Definition

The SCADA facility is using Diesel generators for power supply during its operation with small requirements in absent of OHL connection. Those generators require a lot of rental cost and maintenance through the whole year. However, the company power is available around the field and can be constructed but with little of capital investment to be connected to the power system. The questions is the selection of better option either to stop using diesel generators and buying power from company itself or maintain the stuff as they are now?

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W13_Khalid Almamari_Concept Selection of the Main Pipeline Project by using Matrix Analysis


  1. Problem Definition

Currently the produced water from skim tank at Gathering station is pumped to evaporation ponds using water disposal pump. Off late the water cut of wells have increased that resulted in more water being pumped to evaporation ponds and eventually flooding of ponds. There is an urgent need to address this problem on a long term basis.

Produced water treatment facilities and Water injection facilities are available at Production station. The company is planning to transport produced water from Gathering to Production station through 10 Km of pipeline.

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W12_Khalid Almamari_Cost Estimation Technique for new HSE program project


  1. Problem Definition:

As a focal point of the my department in the HSE champion committee for 2014 as the HSE department started to take a main rule in the most of the company’s business, I thought to propose new program to them to be implemented with cost associated to apply it. This program provides a path to workplace safety excellence by making safe behavior and workplace conditions part of the work culture, thus preventing injuries and incidents. The program allows employees and members of supervision and management to use techniques needed to ensure the safety behavior of themselves, their colleagues and contractors working through conducting informal behavioral observation. This cost estimation could help the other department to make such decision.

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