Project Management 101
4–5 October 2023 • Hyatt Regency Columbus • Columbus, Ohio, USA
About the Program
This seminar provides a comprehensive introductory overview of project management that focuses on development and delivery of project in an iron and steel mill environment.
Project management fundamentals that will be covered include project setup and stakeholder engagement; scope development and control; engineering practices and tools; and project controls including estimating, scheduling and cost, project safety practices, risk management, construction methods, quality management, change management and commissioning and start-up. A focus will be put on outage-based projects including planning to mitigate risks and result in a vertical start-up. The curriculum will follow best practices for project management, but with a focus on aspects that are critical to success in a heavy industrial environment. The course will be taught by a variety of personnel from owners, engineering and project management firms, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and construction contractors.
Attendees will leave this course with a better understanding of the project fundamentals, allowing them to better manage all aspects of projects including major mill and furnace shutdowns.
Who Should Attend
Anyone who would like to expand their knowledge and understanding of project management and outage planning; this includes plant and capital projects engineering, maintenance, operations and management personnel as well as personnel from engineering firms, OEMs and construction contractors who are involved in project management.
Bring Your Own Young Professional (BYOYP) Program
AIST recently launched the Bring Your Own Young Professional (BYOYP) program to encourage our members to help boost the next generation’s involvement in AIST and the steel industry. If you are an AIST member and are bringing a Young Professional (age 30 and under) to the conference, you can receive a free gift. All you have to do is enter their contact information on the registration form when you sign up for the conference. Find out more information about the program here.
Professional Development Hours
This course may qualify for up to 14 Professional Development Hour (PDH) credits. Each attendee will receive a certificate listing the quantity of PDH credits earned for the course. This course is not approved for PDH credit in New York, Florida, North Carolina and Oklahoma.
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