W8_S.Algheilani_Using Gantt Chart Inputs To Create The Critical Path


 

  1. Problem definition

In blog W7, I discussed one of the tools that are used to manage projects activities and to make it easier to identify the tasks problems and what are the consequences of delaying projects and control that. We discussed how to develop Gantt chart and what are the elements to be identified in order to come up with a proper Project schedule from the first activities to the very last. In this blog, am going to explain how to draw a critical path using the activities starting time, duration and the relationships between each activity. Continue reading

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W7_S.Algheilani_Project Scheduling Using Gantt Chart


  1. Problem definition

The project schedule is the tool that communicates what work needs to be performed, which resources of the organization will perform the work and the time frames in which that work needs to be performed. The project schedule should reflect all of the work associated with delivering the project on time. Without a full and complete schedule, the project manager will be unable to communicate the complete effort, in terms of cost and resources, necessary to deliver the project [1]. Continue reading

W4_S.Algheilani_Environmental Opportunities and Best Practice


Problem definitions

Duqm refinery Project Team carried out a site visit to the Duqm refinery site. During the visit preliminary discussions were held with the Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs. A number of environmental issues were identified during the site visit and appropriate mitigation have been proposed. In this blog, one of these issues is going to be discussed and illustrated with the best practice.

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W1.1_S.Algheilani_Tuckman Assessment


  1)      Problem definition

Takatuf introduced Project Management Development Program (Takatf14). The first week of the program was face to face intensive workshops. The program consists of members from different companies who barely knew each other. In order for this team to start the project and face the challenges, leadership style need to be decided and agreed by the team.

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W3_S.Algheilani_Nelson Complexity Index


Problem Definition

Oman Oil Company (OOC) and International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC) are considering the construction of crude oil refinery and petrochemical complex at Duqm on the Arabian Sea coast of Oman. They started by conducting a Market and Detailed Feasibility Study for the project. In this Blog an analysis will be conducted of the competitiveness of the proposed Duqm’s refinery compared to others in the region.

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W1_S.Algheilani_Tuckman Assessment


 

 

1)      Problem definition

Takatuf introduced Project Management Development Program (Takatf14). The first week of the program was face to face intensive workshops. The program consists of members from different companies who barely knew each other. In order for this team to start the project and face the challenges, leadership style need to be decided and agreed by the team.

Continue reading