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Project Management and Quality Management are seen as being complimentary bodies of knowledge as both disciplines seek stakeholder satisfaction based upon the underlying aim of delivery which is on time, on budget and achieves all of the attributes as defined in the project's statement of requirements (SoR).   Project Quality Management (PQM) is ... read more...
Posted by Louis Redding on IET / ACostE Project Controls Network Dec 8, 2020 10:39 am GMT
As I listened to a recent IET Webinar relative to this topic delivered by our Chairman David Perton it struck me that this topic is not often covered routinely in our forums or events.  As I continued to listen several questions naturally arose some of which I list below: - What is Quality within the Project Space? - What are the cultural considerations ... read more...
Posted by Louis Redding on IET / ACostE Project Controls Network Dec 2, 2020 8:20 am GMT
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This week the UK Government has set a new target as it continues to drive it's Green Strategy.  In so doing it has stated that the sale of all new Petrol and Diesel Cars will cease in 2030.  This is said to pave the way for an electric vehicle revolution as part of a 10 point, £12 Billion plan to improve our environment.  Is this plan realistic? I am not so sure and offer some food for thought. read more...
Posted by Louis Redding on IET / ACostE Project Controls Network Nov 19, 2020 2:52 pm GMT
I recently attended a webinar on turning around mega projects hosted by the Association of Project Management (APM), which made me think about why HS2 will have some serious issues. read more...
Posted by Dave Perton on IET / ACostE Project Controls Network Jun 9, 2020 12:10 pm BST
Below is a list of the forthcoming events that are scheduled up until 2024.    This is just the headline information and further details will be disseminated when appropriate: read more...
Posted by Joanne Longton on IET / ACostE Project Controls Network May 26, 2020 12:32 pm BST
Project Control Network are organising a series of webinars during 2020 which will give an insight into project controls to those who are new to working within project teams, or those who have an interest in projects and project controls.  read more...
Posted by Joanne Longton on IET / ACostE Project Controls Network Jan 15, 2020 12:47 pm GMT
The Ghana Institution of Surveyors (GHIS) is proud to host the joint conference for the International Cost Engineering Council (ICEC) and the Africa Association of Quantity Surveyors (AAQS) in October 2020. read more...
Posted by Joanne Longton on IET / ACostE Project Controls Network Jan 10, 2020 11:19 am GMT
The IET/ACostE Project Control Technical Network are looking for interested people to join our Executive Committee. Outlined below are further details on what we are looking for and what is involved, so if you are interested, please email me read more...
Posted by Joanne Longton on IET / ACostE Project Controls Network Oct 31, 2019 10:17 am GMT
Last night I attended the presentation by Tony Reid on Backroom skills in Glasgow and it prompted some thought. read more...
Posted by Dave Perton on IET / ACostE Project Controls Network Oct 10, 2019 12:19 pm BST
A new international cost control standard for the construction sector will help bring greater confidence to an industry that is critical to creating resilient and successful projects. read more...
Posted by Joanne Longton on IET / ACostE Project Controls Network Oct 3, 2019 9:33 am BST

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