Guild of Project Controls: Compendium | Roles | Assessment | Certifications | Membership

project controls

Management, Project Planning and Control

This is my first note. Actually I have a Persian blog to share my opinion about: Project Management, Project Planning and Control, Strategic Planning and thier softwares. The Latest part of my note is to introduce PowerBI software that is published by Microsoft in 2015. to visit it and my blog follow the link:   or click here

The Cream of Project Controls

Recently there was a tremendous opportunity to learn from one of today’s premier project-control advocates and thought leaders on a topic most project professionals may very well be occupied with on a daily basis.

Project Controls vs Project Accounting - What's the Difference?

In my career, I've worked across multiple industries and companies and one thing that stands out is the confusion surrounding the function of Project Controls and what it is meant to achieve.  There are Project Accountants, administrators or finance personnel who “do a bit of Project Controls” however, they are actually just producing monthly project financial reports, invoices and cash flows which are only some of the functions that Project Controls is meant to accomplish.

Earned Value – A Simplistic Explanation

Over the years I have seen many articles, discussions and questions about Earned Value Management (EVM). What is it, how valuable is it as a management tool, how do you use it?  Often the explanation can be quite complex.  As is usual for experienced project managers or project cost practitioners we often talk in technical terminology.

Communications in Project Controls

Introduction to Communications

What is Communication in the Industry?

Project Controls Infrastructure

Author: "Project Controls Infrastructure"


This attached is called Project Controls Infrastructure, it provides a high level description of the Project Controls System that I recently deployed for a client and covers scheduling, estimating, cost control, document management and risk analysis.

Soft Skills are Vital for Effective Project Controls

"Soft Skills are Vital for Effective Project Controls" by Chris Carson, FAACE, PSP, DRMP, CEP, CCM, PMP Director of Program Controls ARCADIS U.S., Inc. & Pat C. Kelly, PSP, CPE Senior Project Controls Consultant Kelly Consulting, LLC


Project Controls – A Definition

The Guild of Project Controls is in formation, and most people have a view of what is involved in ‘project controls’ but what is the ‘dictionary’ definition of ‘project controls’?  To answer this question, my proposed definition for ‘project controls’ is:

The Most Overlooked Total Installed Cost (TIC) Items - An Integrated Consulting Article

Project estimating is one of the most critical components of PM. Done well, an accurate estimate helps to ensure project success. Done poorly, or not at all and the project can incur significant impacts. As important as Total Installed Cost (TIC) is to the success of a project, there are areas that are often overlooked in the estimates.

Market Place

Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project books, on-line video training courses and training material available from an internationally recognised publisher. Teach yourself using on-line or book based learning or run your own in-house or public courses.
Syndicate content