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Monitoring and Tracking Contractors’ Material and Equipment Procurement Schedule in Construction Projects

Monitoring and Tracking Contractors’ Material and Equipment Procurement Schedule in Construction Projects

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM One of the key progress reports that Contractors are obliged to submit...
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Using Daily Reports to Monitor and Report Resources Performance on Construction Projects

Using Daily Reports to Monitor and Report Resources Performance on Construction Projects

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM One of the key challenges that faces contractors when it comes to...
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Creating the Capital Project Integrated Cost Plan that Can Progressively Elaborate During the Project Life Cycle Phases

Creating the Capital Project Integrated Cost Plan that Can Progressively Elaborate During the Project Life Cycle Phases

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM The Cost Plan is the outline of the estimated project cost for...
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Why Capital Project Cost Estimate and Project Budget Should Marry?

Why Capital Project Cost Estimate and Project Budget Should Marry?

<span style="font-size: 10pt;">Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM</span> No one can deny that delivering a capital project within...
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Managing, Monitoring and Evaluating Extension of Time Requests (EOT) in Construction Projects

Managing, Monitoring and Evaluating Extension of Time Requests (EOT) in Construction Projects

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM On construction projects, time extensions may be requested for a variety of...
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Using Project Management Information System to Enforce Governance on Capital Projects by Implementing Formal Project Lifecycle Stage Gate Management

Using Project Management Information System to Enforce Governance on Capital Projects by Implementing Formal Project Lifecycle Stage Gate Management

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM The growing demand for enforcing governance on a project’s delivery, and in...
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Issuing Safety Violation Notices on Construction Projects

Issuing Safety Violation Notices on Construction Projects

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM One of the key requirements for health, safety and environment (HSE) plans...
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Creating the Project Charter for Capital Project Investments

Creating the Project Charter for Capital Project Investments

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM The project charter is one of the must deliverables for any project...
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Using Checklists to Build a Comprehensive Risk Register for Capital Projects

Using Checklists to Build a Comprehensive Risk Register for Capital Projects

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM Regardless of the role that an organization has in delivering a capital...
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Creating H&S Self-Assessment Checklists for Construction Projects

Creating H&S Self-Assessment Checklists for Construction Projects

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM There is a growing trend among organizations involved in delivering construction projects...
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Checklist for Objective Bid/ No Bid Recommendations for Construction Projects

Checklist for Objective Bid/ No Bid Recommendations for Construction Projects

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM “To bid, or not to bid, that is the question.” A bid/no-bid...
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Monitoring, Evaluating and Reporting Sustainability on Capital Projects Delivery

Monitoring, Evaluating and Reporting Sustainability on Capital Projects Delivery

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM For organizations who are responsible for delivering capital projects particularly in the...
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Tracking and Monitoring Spare Parts Usage During the Capital Project Standard and Extended Warranty Periods

Tracking and Monitoring Spare Parts Usage During the Capital Project Standard and Extended Warranty Periods

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM Once the project reaches the handover stage, the contractor needs to turn...
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What Key Performance Indicators (KPI) Organizations Need to Have to Objectively Monitor and Evaluate their Capital Projects’ Portfolio Performance?

What Key Performance Indicators (KPI) Organizations Need to Have to Objectively Monitor and Evaluate their Capital Projects’ Portfolio Performance?

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM Driving a project to success requires having real-time project performance and status...
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FOURTEEN Proven Common-Sense Actions to Digital Transform the Managing, Monitoring, Controlling, Evaluating and Reporting Capital Projects Delivery

FOURTEEN Proven Common-Sense Actions to Digital Transform the Managing, Monitoring, Controlling, Evaluating and Reporting Capital Projects Delivery

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM Using a Project Management Information System (PMIS) like PMWeb, capital project owners...
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What are the SEVENTEEN Requirements for the Perfect Platform for Managing, Monitoring, Evaluating and Reporting Formal Communications on Capital Projects?

What are the SEVENTEEN Requirements for the Perfect Platform for Managing, Monitoring, Evaluating and Reporting Formal Communications on Capital Projects?

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM One of the key challenges in delivering capital projects is how to...
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How to Improve the Process of Issuing Notice of Constructive Change for Additional Work?

How to Improve the Process of Issuing Notice of Constructive Change for Additional Work?

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM A constructive change occurs when the project owner, by its actions, changes the...
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How to Build a Proactive Claim Notices Solution in Construction Projects?

How to Build a Proactive Claim Notices Solution in Construction Projects?

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM Construction claims in capital projects is on the rise and they need to...
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Biddability and Constructability Reviews for Construction Projects

Biddability and Constructability Reviews for Construction Projects

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM Most engineering consultants have limited experience in how a project gets built compared...
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Sharing and Transferring Knowledge and Best Practices in Construction Claims Analysis for EPC Projects By Using Checklists

Sharing and Transferring Knowledge and Best Practices in Construction Claims Analysis for EPC Projects By Using Checklists

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM One of the key challenges that faces organizations involved in delivering capital...
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