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8:00 – 8:30 am CST
Morning Session
8:30 am – 12:00 pm CST
12:00 – 1:00 pm CST
Afternoon Session
1:00 – 5:00 pm CST


Presented by
S. Bobby Rauf, PE, CEM, MBA

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 Scheduling
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


 Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the conclusion of the series.

Webinars are presented via GoToWebinar, an easy-to-use application that can be run on most systems and tablets. Instructions and login information will be provided in an email sent close to the date of the webinar. It is highly recommended that you download, install and test the application before the webinar begins by clicking on the link in the email.

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Windows 7 – 10 or Mac OSX Mavericks (10.9) – macOS Catalina (10.15)

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Professional Engineers
7.0 PDHs

7.0 Non-HSW CE Hours

AIA      (AIA credits only available for attending live Webinar or Seminar)
7.0 LU| Elective

International Code Council
.7 CEUs (Administration)


Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 7.0 non-HSW continuing education hours to architects licensed in all states that allow non-HSW coursework.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700) and North Carolina (S-0130). HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i)(2)). Other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.

The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this course for 7.0 LU| Elective (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/ CES.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .7 CEUs in the specialty area of Administration (Preferred Provider No. 1232).

Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event, respond to prompts and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple attempts allowed).



S. Bobby Rauf PE CEM MBA

President, chief consultant and a senior instructor at Sem-Train, LLC.

Mr. 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 degree in Electrical Engineering, with honors, from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina. He earned his executive MBA degree from Pfeiffer University in Misenheimer, North Carolina. Mr. Rauf is a registered professional engineer (PE) in the State of North Carolina, and he is a certified energy manager.

Mr. Rauf was previously employed with PPG Industries, Inc. where he served as a senior staff engineer. During his long career at PPG, his responsibilities included development and management of energy and ergonomics programs for multiple manufacturing plants in the US and overseas. He also provided consultation and training services in energy, electrical engineering, industrial safety, ergonomics and the arc flash arena. His extensive engineering experience includes power design, control system design, project management, process management, energy and utilities management, energy audits/ assessments, plant maintenance, robotics, manufacturing automation, HVAC audits, and design of ergonomic equipment.

AIA Info

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES ( or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: Engineering Project Management

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course introduces learners to fundamental principles of project management. Topics include an overview of the design and construction process, project procurement and development, estimating and budgeting, work plan development and scheduling, construction phase best practices, and project close-out and turn-over.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to identify design and construction project phases, organize project teams, and describe how to take a project from initial bid to final close-out and turn-over.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to define the project scope and explain how essential project documents (including functional specifications, design specs, and design drawings) are developed, reviewed and managed.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to assemble bids and proposals, and describe how to develop project estimates and budgets with short and long lead times.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to develop a project schedule, monitor progress, implement cost control measures and create a plan for site safety during construction phase.

LUs:  7                                                                                          LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Some experience with construction project management

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 09/14/2024

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.

USB MP4/PDF Price: $299.00