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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 can be downloaded in PDF form upon passing a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be sent to each qualifying attendee immediately after the webinar. The certificate can be downloaded from the Results page of the quiz upon scoring 80% or higher.

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Professional Engineers
7.0 PDHs
(No Credit Offered in NY)

International Code Council
.7 CEUs (Administration


Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers licensed in all states except New York.

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). Other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.

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).


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.