Definitions Project – a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product or service with a defined start and end point and specific objectives that, when attained, signify completion. Project Management – The application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities in order to meet or exceed stakeholder needs and expectations from a project PM = organized common sense!!
The Importance of Project Management “ Good fortune brings in some boats that are not steered. Only direction can bring in the fleet.” -- William Shakespeare
How Can We Prevent Failure? Source: Rita Mulcahy, PMP, RMC Project Management Tools to Reduce Threat Failure Factor Threat Communication Plan Poor Communication Project Charter, WBS Scope Hard to Define Project Charter, Triple Constraint Analysis Changing Deliverables Project Charter, WBS Scope Creep WBS, Network Diagram Unrealistic Time Frames
AMTC E&M Systems Installation Contracts E&M Systems Supply Contracts Trackwork Sub-Contracts Construction Preparation Sub-Contracts Guideway Construction Sub-Contracts Control Centre Construction Contract Uhud Depot Construction Contract Design Sub-Contracts Station Construction Sub-Contracts Stations Guideway El. Alignment Several sub-contracts Substructure Section 2 Substructure Section 3 Substructure Section 1 Superstructure Construction Administration Division Trackwork design, supply & installation Transformer/rectifiers Switch panel Traction power network SCADA Communications Signaling system Fare collection system Rolling stock Wheel milling lathe Vehicle washing system Special equipment Communications Signaling system Power supply Fare collection Equipment supervision E&M installation supervision (10) 1 contract 1 contract ALMADINAH MONORAIL PROJECT EPC Contract for Proposed Tender Plan Uhud Stations Sabaq Baqi Quba Station 5,6 Civil Works EPC Contract Design Contracts Communications Signaling Train operations PS&D Control Centre Fare collection Design supervision North Depot Design management Geotechnical& Survey (2 contracts) E&M Integration Management Advisory Services 1 sub-contract 45 Contracts for Elevated Section Figure 8.1-1b Tender Plan for EPC Contract for Civil Works
Sample RAM Reference: “Delivering Project Excellence with the Statement of Work” Michael G.Martin, PMP … A I I A Client R R R I General Contractor Finish C Rough In C Demolition R Planning Laborer Architect