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October 31 – November 9, 2023

For engineering firm project managers and firm principals, smaller projects can be a core revenue driver. But, smaller projects still have the potential to carry big risk that can be a drag on resources, profitability, and client satisfaction. The good news is that, with the right set of skills in your toolbox, you can ensure that even the smallest projects deliver maximum profits.

Register now for Managing Small Projects Successfully: How to Prevent Small Projects from Becoming Big Problems and learn the skills, hacks, secrets, formulas, trouble-shooters and problem-solvers that make engineering firm executives and clients delighted with small project progress and outcomes. 

From planning, scheduling and budgeting to risk control and crisis management, this live online program packs everything you need into just 8 hours of instruction, broken into two-hour sessions to work with your busy schedule. Even better, it is packed with proven insight from the engineering project management experts at PSMJ Resources, Inc.

Earn up to 8 PDHs!

Course Outline

Module 1: Keys to Being a Super-Valued PM
October 31, 2023 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Eastern

    • 10 traits found in the most successful small project PMs
    • How to ramp up your business development skills
    • 12 small project contract terms every A/E/C PM must understand
    • Control scope creep – the small project success killer!
    • Scheduling hacks that limit small project risks

Module 2: Winning Small Project Budget and Cash Flow Secrets
November 2, 2023 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Eastern

    • 4 proven ways to craft a rock-solid budget
    • Your small project Change Management Plan that satisfies all stakeholders
    • How to get paid for changes and rework

Module 3: Leading Small Project Teams with Confidence
November 7, 2023 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Eastern

    • Time management tricks for maximum personal productivity
    • Why large project QA/QC doesn’t work on small projects, and how to maintain quality
    • 5 crucial small project KPIs that predict outcomes

Module 4: Bringing in Small Projects on Schedule
November 9, 2023 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Eastern

    • Small project crisis management tricks
    • How to use Earned Value Management to stay on track
    • When to delegate and how to mentor your rising talent

About the Instructor:

PSMJ Consultant Profile Jared Jamison, P.E. After a successful career of over 20 years with A/E/C firms, Jared shifted gears to pursue his passion for helping other firms succeed through consulting and teaching. Jared is an accomplished engineering executive with extensive experience in engineering management, operations, financial management and business strategy. Jared spent most of his career at Hankins and Anderson, a full-service A/E firm of approximately 200 people that specialized in federal building design. Jared served as a Senior Vice President and Director of Operations where he was responsible overseeing and directing the operations of the firm. He was heavily involved with strategy, management, and finance and was also responsible for developing and implementing the firm’s strategic management system and improving its quality management system. After Hankins and Anderson was acquired by Mason & Hanger, Jared was responsible for leading the integration of the two firms’ operations and was responsible for developing and monitoring Mason & Hanger’s strategic plan. He also served as Mason & Hanger’s Vice President of Operations. Jared also served as a Department Head, Chief Structural Engineer, and Senior Structural Engineer at Hankins and Anderson. Jared began his career as a structural engineer at Stanley D. Lindsey and Associates where he designed low and high-rise buildings and specialty structures. He also worked at URS Corporation designing bridges, including the first extradosed cable-stay bridge in the world. Working for several different types of firms, both small and large, has allowed him to be exposed to many different facets of the A/E industry. Jared has served on several boards of directors and served as treasurer for several organizations. He was also heavily involved with the American Council of Engineering Companies of Virginia. He is a speaker, writer, and adviser on topics of business management and strategy with an emphasis on the A/E/C industry. He has worked as adjunct faculty for the Virginia Commonwealth University Executive MBA program, teaching business planning, and has been a guest lecturer for professional service MBA classes at the University of Richmond. Jared is a registered professional engineer. He has BS and MS degrees in Civil Engineering, with a structural emphasis, from Virginia Tech and an MBA from Virginia Commonwealth University

Registration

Early Bird thru September 30, 2023

ACEC Coalition Members: $695
ACEC Members: $795
Non-members: $995

Standard after October 1, 2023

ACEC Coalition Members: $795
ACEC Members: $895
Non-Members: $1195

Location

This course takes place entirely online through recorded lectures and live discussions via Zoom.

Contact

Kris Korfonta
coalitions@acec.org

Course Type

Online Class, Online Course

Delivery Type

Live, Online

Topic Area

Business Management, Coalition, Project Delivery Systems

PDH Credit

8

Coalition Member Price

$695.00

Price (Member)

$795.00

Price (Non-Member)

$995.00

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