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"Book" ABOUT the role of Planning in the UK E&C Industry

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Peter Holroyd
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Having recently retired from the industry after 50 years service I put together a "book" on the ROLE of planning within the UK Engineering & Construction Industry. I thought one or two other people might want to enjoy and pass comment so if you want a copy post me.

IT IS NOT A HOW TO PLAN BOOK. THEY EXIST IN THEIR THOUSANDS. 

IT IS NOT A HOW TO USE THE SOFTWARE BOOK. THEY EXIST AS MANUALS

But it tries to highlight topics such as

Industry - UK size, profitability, clients

Company - Group Policies, Departments, Standards, Associations, Company Software, company failures, types of planning

Planning Department - Role, responsibilities, on-boarding, qualifications, salary, contract of employment, planning manuals, planning procedures, personnel support

Project Planning - Role, Documentation, Manuals, Procedures, Instructions, different Schedule Requirements, Schedule Topics

Project Techniques - PM Methodologies, Improvement Practices, Project Techniques that Interfaces with Planning which you should know about

Planning - A few thoughts on where we are going, personal contracts, getting paid, project failures, planners working week

Resource planning for D&E, Procurement, Construction, Commissioning

Starting and finishing a project well and not so well and utter disaster

Delay Claims - what you have to do to give the "experts" a fighting chance of success long after you've left

As I say it's not a manual, textbook or expert testimony just the ramblings of somebody who been there and got the scars with little reward.

Peter

 

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Peter Holroyd
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Do you have email address?
Peter Holroyd
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David,

I'll send you a copy - "book" has very little to do with software (especially P3 or is it P6) but tries to cover planning on projects

 

Peter

david kelly
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david@bicster.uk

I am 50 years in the business too.

I am about 20% through putting all of my Primavera knowledge on line

www.p6david.uk  Still quite incomplete....

Peter Holroyd
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Hi, 

I have updated my "book" about planning to include Client topics so that the whole EPC process to operations is included.

If you want a copy to comment on please send me an email address!

Regards

 

Peter

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Peter Holroyd
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email address?

Praves Suppa
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Hi Peter,

    I feel interested to get your priceless memory.. please share me for this copy.  Thank you Peter.

Best Regards,

Praves