Successful Interactive Planning Sessions & Efficient Transition Between NetPoint and P6
March 15, 2017
PMA is providing project controls to an international pharmaceutical company and is helping deliver an expansion program (>$500M) with projects located in both the US and in China. PMA is currently working with the owner, designer, and CM during preconstruction to provide schedule planning and development services.
This presentation provided insight into the lessons learned for conducting successful interactive planning sessions (IPS) and the benefits of utilizing NetPoint (& GPM) for planning exercises. It covered the transition from schedule planning to schedule development and when to utilize NetPoint versus Primavera as the scheduling platform, as each platform provides distinct benefits. The presentation also addressed the transition between the schedule software systems, how to reap the benefits of each while minimizing administrative effort while supporting ongoing schedule planning and development efforts.
Dennis Lucey has developed, implemented, and managed project controls systems that have delivered effective management tools and successful project completion for over 15 years. Dennis has both project and program experience in project controls, design, construction management, and project management in public and private sectors. With PMA, he performs project scheduling and planning, contract management, schedule and cost controls, time entitlement, and claims analyses for several projects. Industry sector experience includes residential, academic, biopharmaceutical, office/retail, highway, and water/wastewater projects.