Value engineering and value management conference

By: Secolo Consulting and Training Services  07-06-2011
Keywords: Project Management, Consulting, Skills Training

    

Secolo Consulting in collaboration with VM Services is pleased to present this 2011 Value Engineering (VE) and Value Management Conference, which will provide the African Engineering Community with an in-depth understanding of the application of the VE/VM methodology, which is a systematic and structured approach that aims at improving projects, products and processes.

As Africa is going through a slew of infrastructure capacity raising projects, it would be the right time for Engineering Project Managers to be at this event and update themselves on proven Value Engineering (VE) and Value Management (VM) tools and techniques that tackle the very factors that control profitability, by you to strengthen new and existing designs and reduce costs without sacrificing scope and quality.

Hot case studies you should not miss:
• Red River Floodway Expansion Project in the province of Manitoba, Canada
• Value Management successfully applied to a world class mining project
• Application of VA/VE in Germany: Practical example from manufacturing industries
• Fish passage improvements to a historic lock and dam in North Carolina
• The dredged material disposal in Galveston, Texas
• Obstacle course at Fort Bragg, North Carolina
• Ecosystem restoration at Seahurst, Washington
• Government case studies including an Administration Building Project, National Park Project, Highway Project and Wastewater Treatment Facility

Your leaning outcomes, practical insights and takeaways:
• Applying function-oriented thinking to any project
• Conducting creativity sessions
• Creating FAST Diagrams
• Developing ideas and concepts into details proposals complete with business case data and implementation action plans
• Selecting project and team members
• Understanding the value concept and reasons for unnecessary cost
• Measuring value as a ratio of Function to Cost to visibly expose the functional costs while maintaining clarity of functional priorities and duplication
• Understand the difference between Value Engineering and cost cutting

The Value Engineering (VE) and Value Management (VM) Conference 2011 is acknowledged to be a must-attend event for all those organisations that would like to achieve their business objectives with proven Value Management processes that tackle the very factors that control profitability, by enabling them to strengthen new and existing designs and reduce costs without sacrificing scope and quality.
Date: 06 September 2011 to 08 September 2011
Location: Sandton Sun Hotel, Sandton, Johannesburg, RSA, Johannesburg

Contact: Delight Ndaba
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Telephone number: +27 11 791 2490
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