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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W7_SuleimanAljabri_ The Ways To Deliver Progress Status


 

1. Problem Definition

In my previous plog I talked about Progress Reporting in a way that provides management with the level of detail that they need in order to interpret the overall health of the project. In this article, I give some recommendations on how to deliver that status to management and the project team that you will hopefully find to be very effective.

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W4_SuleimanAljabri_ Create Gantt Chart Using Microsoft Excel


1. Problem Definition

Part of monthly progress updates is to reflect the status of each discipline performance and how much work is done, in progress, and remaining. One of the most techniques used in reporting is the Gantt Chart. But the problem that most of the managers faced difficulties “specially the construction team” to create Gantt Chart using the Excel Data, as most of the times they rely on excel for the day to day work.

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W2_SuleimanAljabri_ RACI Matrix’s Implementation


1. Problem Definition

The company assigned me for a new role as “Project Services Lead”. For this new position I need to identify successfully the works handled by the team members. The team consists of 8 members with different specializations. The main work areas are Planning, Costing & Reporting, Document Control, Risk, and Lessons Learned.

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W1_SuleimanAljabri_ Tuckman Analysis Assignment ontology


 

1. Problem Definition

“Takatuf PMI 2014 Team” is just established as a part of PMI program conducted in Muscat from 24th to 29th May 2014. The team consists of 25 members from different companies and specializations in Oman. The team Project Manager should know at what level of understanding his team are and make appropriate interventions that move the team forward.

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