Registration:                        8:00 – 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Lunch (On your own):         12:00 – 1:00 pm

Afternoon Session:             1:00 – 5:00 pm

Project Management Overview

    Design and construction process
   Project phases – project mapping and flow
   Phased implementation of long multi-segmented projects
   Contracts and agreements 
   Project teams organization and transactional protocols 
   Project manager skills, best practices and responsibilities

Project Procurement and Development

   Defining the project 
   Project scope and functional specification development
   Project design specifications
   Design drawings and drawing review

Project Estimating and Budgeting

   Development of long lead estimates and long lead funding
   Funding requests 
   Project life cycle cost and basic financial analysis
   Bids/proposals, pre-bid meeting, bid selection and purchase order

Work Plan Development and Management

   Pre-mobilization transfer of drawings, specifications and 
      safety information
   Project planning, control, implementation, and resource management
   Project schedule development
   Project management – progress monitoring, cost control and safety
   Scope changes and change orders

Construction Phase

   Construction and project implementation phase best practices
   Receive equipment, material, tools, equipment and supplies for installation 
   Safety during construction phase
   Factory testing – AKA: factory acceptance test

Project Close-Out and Turn-Over

   On-site system testing
   Final risk assessment
   Guarantees, warranties, spare parts, supplies, as-built drawings and software
   Production, plant engineering and plant maintenance training
   Project start-up and commissioning and closure
   Ancillary – core technical topics for most large projects


This seminar offers 7.0 PDHs to
professional engineers.

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 7.0 continuing education hours to professional engineers in all states. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education provider in North Carolina (Sponsor ID: S-0130).

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), and North Dakota.

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.


Shahid “Bobby” Rauf P.E. C.E.M. C.M.T. MBA

President, Chief Consultant and a Senior Instructor at Sem-Train, LLC
Professor Rauf has over 25 years of experience in teaching undergraduate and post graduate Engineering, Science, Math, Business Administration and MBA courses, seminars, and workshops. Mr. Rauf earned his BS in Electrical Engineering, with honors, from NC State University, Raleigh, NC, USA. He earned his Executive MBA degree from Pfeiffer University Misenheimer, NC, US. He is a registered Professional Engineer, in the States of Virginia, Wyoming, and North Carolina and is a Certified Energy Manager. He holds a patent in process controls technology. Mr. Rauf’s last full-time engineering employment, in the corporate world, was at PPG Industries, Inc. where he served as a Senior Staff Engineer. Mr. Rauf was inducted as “Legend in Energy” by AEE, in 2014. Mr. Rauf is a member of ASEE, American Society of Engineering Education. Professor Rauf has developed and instructed Professional Engineering and Fundamentals of Engineering Exam (NCEES) Prep Courses over the past twenty years. Mr. Rauf develops and instructs PDH (Professional Development Hour) and, continuing education, engineering skill building seminars and courses. See testimonials from past attendees at He is also an Adjunct Professor at Gardner-Webb University. Professor Rauf has published multiple texts over the last ten years. Professor Rauf also provides text editorial services to River Publishers.

Streamable MP4/PDF Price: $269.00


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