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Help - Engineering Cost Control

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Steve Dewsnap
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Hi Planners,

Im relatively inexperienced in Planning (about 2 years), im currently working in the Pharmaceutical industry for a major client. Ive recently been asked to look into the following:

Engineering Cost Control
Earn Value
Risk Analysis

For the last couple of years ive simply been producing schedules in P3. Can any of you guys help me out with documents or slide shows on the benifits of any of the above?

Do you know of any software that can help out?

Help would be very much appreciated.

Cheers
Steve

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Mehdi Rashidi Ala...
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Hi,
There are some very good books available that explain the Eng. Cost control theory and touch on implementing its techniques.such as this book :
" Project and Cost Engineers Handbook
by Kenneth King Humphreys (Editor), Lloyd M. English (Editor) ,ISBN: 0824787463"

Regards

Mehdi Rashidi Ala...
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Dear Dewsnap,
Please see website : http://www.projectconnections.com for more information.

Regards
M.Rashidi
Mark Lomas
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Try also P3 for papers on Earned Value IRM - as a starting point for Risk Management
Steven Oliver
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A good starting point is Paul Harriss web site (www.eh.com.au)