Electrical Capital Project Management

Electrical Capital Project Management

August 25-26, 2021 | Online :: Central Time

Overview

Participants of the Electrical Capital Project Management course will understand how to conceptualize, plan, execute, and successfully complete an electric capital project. We will start off with learning the types of electrical capital projects (substations and lines), business cases, strategy, and how utilities earn money. After laying the groundwork, the course will move into how to initiate electrical capital projects (sponsorship, scope, and approval). The agenda then moves onto budget estimate, project scheduling, document controlling, team building and leadership, and continues towards conceptual design and procurement plans. This program will then transition into the actual execution of the electrical capital project, detailed engineering, highlighting quality assurance, cost controlling, equipment, commissioning, risks and more. Finally, we will finish off with how to close out an electric capital project with information on how to gauge lessons learned and how to celebrate success.

Learning Outcomes  

  • Review which types of projects qualify as electrical capital projects
  • Identify the full project management process from initiation to close
  • Examine how to begin a project (who the stakeholders are, project scope definition, and the project approval)
  • Evaluate the right way to plan a project and how to keep an eye on audits, cost estimation, resources, software, etc.
  • Plan the best way to conceptualize design, standards, most optimal solution, evaluate risks, and review procurement contracts
  • Determine how to execute an electrical capital project, such as evaluating changes and risks, delivering equipment and materials, and verifying the scope of the project

 

Agenda

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 : Central Time

8:45 – 9:00 a.m.
Log In and Welcome

12:30 – 1:15 p.m.
Lunch Break

9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Course Timing

 

Electrical Capital Projects

  • Type of Projects
    • Substations (Types, Location, Upgrades)
    • Lines (Voltage, Underground, Underwater)
    • Special Projects (HVDC, Generation, Restoration)
  • Project Portfolio, Program, Business Case, Business Strategy
  • How Do Utilities Earn Money?

Project Management – Initiation

  • Project Sponsorship (Sponsor, Stakeholders, Alternatives)
  • Scope Definition and Initiation Process
  • Project Charter (Project Approval)

Project Management – Planning

  • Document Controlling (Documentation, Codification, Audits)
  • Project WBS and Budget Estimate (Definition, Cost Estimation)
  • Scheduling, Critical path, Resources, KPIs (Scheduling, Software, Methodologies, SPI, SVI)
  • Project Team (Roles and Responsibilities) and Leadership
  • Standards

Thursday, August 26, 2021 : Central Time

8:45 – 9:00 a.m.
Log In and Welcome

12:30 – 1:15 p.m.
Lunch Break

9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Course Timing

 

Project Management – Planning (Continued) 

  • Conceptual Design
  • Project Permits Plan
  • Procurement Plan (Type of Procurement Contracts, How to Create A Plan)
  • Project Management Plan
  • Risks in Planning Phase

Project Management – Execution

  • Project High-Performing Project Team
  • HSEQ, Quality Assurance vs. Quality Control
  • Cost Controlling and Earned Value Management
  • Project Changes and Scope Verification
  • Project Detailed Engineering
  • Procurement Process
  • Materials and Equipment Delivery
  • Project Execution
  • Project Test and Commissioning
  • Risks in Execution

Project Management – Close Out

  • Project Lessons Learned
  • Project Close Out
  • Sharpening the Saw

Instructor

 Manuel Figuerola, Unit Manager, NYSEG (Avangrid)

Manuel Figuerola has over 15 years of experience working in EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) Projects around the world. He has worked in different industries such as Oil & Gas, Civil, Renewables, Mining, Power Generation and Substations and Lines. He is currently working as Unit Manager in NYSEG (Avangrid) in the Projects Department being part of the improvement of New York network improvement. He has fully demonstrated experience working as scheduler and project manager, as well as being part of forensic litigations. He has also worked directly in the construction sites with different projects and in different countries and has plenty of experience dealing with contractors and handling execution works.

Online Delivery

We will be using Microsoft Teams to facilitate your participation in the upcoming event. You do not need to have an existing Teams account in order to participate in the broadcast – the course will play in your browser and you will have the option of using a microphone to speak with the room and ask questions, or type any questions in via the chat window and our on-site representative will relay your question to the instructor.

  • IMPORTANT NOTE: After November 30 you will not be able to join a Teams meeting using Internet Explorer 11. Microsoft recommends downloading and installing the Teams app if possible. You may also use the Edge browser or Chrome.
  • You will receive a meeting invitation will include a link to join the meeting.
  • Separate meeting invitations will be sent for the morning and afternoon sessions of the course.
    • You will need to join the appropriate meeting at the appropriate time.
  • If you are using a microphone, please ensure that it is muted until such time as you need to ask a question.
  • The remote meeting connection will be open approximately 30 minutes before the start of the course. We encourage you to connect as early as possible in case you experience any unforeseen problems.

Register

Please Note: This event is being conducted entirely online. All attendees will connect and attend from their computer, one connection per purchase. For details please see our FAQ

If you are unable to attend at the scheduled date and time, we make recordings available to all registrants for three business days after the event

Event Standard RateAttendees
Single Connection - Electrical Capital Project ManagementUS $ 1295.00
Pack of 5 connectionsUS $ 5,180.00
Pack of 10 ConnectionsUS $ 9,065.00
Pack of 20 ConnectionsUS $ 15,540.00
Call us at 303.770.8800 if you have any specific questions on the volume discounts
* all other discounts do not apply to license packs

This event has the following related events:

Utility Capital Budgeting and PlanningUS $ 1195.00
Pack of 5 connectionsUS $ 4,780.00
Pack of 10 ConnectionsUS $ 8,365.00
Pack of 20 ConnectionsUS $ 14,340.00

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Take advantage of these discounts!

  • Attend the Course and Utility Capital Budgeting and Planning and pay US $ 2,295.00 per attendee (save US $ 195.00 each)

Cancellation Policy

Your registration may be transferred to a member of your organization up to 24 hours in advance of the event. Cancellations must be received on or before July 23, 2021 in order to be refunded and will be subject to a US $195.00 processing fee per registrant. No refunds will be made after this date. Cancellations received after this date will create a credit of the tuition (less processing fee) good toward any other EUCI event. This credit will be good for six months from the cancellation date. In the event of non-attendance, all registration fees will be forfeited. In case of conference cancellation, EUCIs liability is limited to refund of the event registration fee only. For more information regarding administrative policies, such as complaints and refunds, please contact our offices at 303-770-8800

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EUCI has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).  In obtaining this accreditation, EUCI has demonstrated that it  complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of their Authorized Provider status, EUCI is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

EUCI is authorized by IACET to offer 1.2 CEUs for this event.

Requirements for Successful Completion of Program 

Participants must log in each day and be in attendance for the entirety of the course to be eligible for continuing education credit. 

Instructional Methods

PowerPoint presentations, group discussions, and active participation.

Who Should Attend 

  • Managers or Supervisors who oversee execution of capital projects
  • Schedulers responsible for or contributing towards project schedule development
  • Project managers who seek to improve their rate of success 
  • Electrical, Civil or Protection Engineers interested in learning the whole process to execute capital projects
  • Other colleagues from Procurement, Administration, Permits, Environmental who are interested in learning about Project Management

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