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I help people from all over the world learn planning, scheduling and everything about Oracle Primavera P6. I’ve spent many years teaching classroom courses and consulting on Primavera P6…and for some of the heaviest users around. Two things I enjoy most are teaching and technology…and the odd strum of my guitar.
In my work as a project management consultant in India, I teach and consult on all things Oracle Primavera P6. I spend most of my time working with P6 and love to do it. It’s also a pleasure helping and teaching others.
Trevor Watt has over 12 years of experience in project controls and project management, and over 10 years of hands-on experience in Construction, IT, and Civil design. Trevor has developed project controls software and solutions for Stantec, PCL, SNC, and B&W, as well as new ideas on how to manage and combine the influx of data streams into a seamless result that mitigates errors and provides accurate forecasting, EVM reporting and the core information teams need to make confident and practical decisions.
David is a career Project & Portfolio Management consultant having worked across a broad range of sectors. He is the lead trainer at Dividend Training, an Oracle Gold Partner specializing in Primavera solutions. David currently focuses on IT capital infrastructure projects and training; he says he didn’t realize what he was agreeing to when he agreed. But 8 years later, having trained over 1500 students, he is recognized as a leading Primavera educator. He’s also an avid collector of vinyl records and all things rock ‘n roll.
Raphael M. Dua (Raf)
Raf is a Forensic Analyst Expert and Claims Consultant at Micro Planning International Pty Ltd. He is involved in the Guild of Project Controls, AACEI and PMI Associations. Raf has been creating planning software for over 40 years and specializes in CPM scheduling.
Eric is a senior management consultant/trainer and business analyst. He is an Executive Partner at Technology Partnerz Ltd and a Risk Analysis Expert. Eric offers organizations security through providing optimal design and delivery of enterprise systems, analytics and new forecasting and decision making processes.
Mike is a Consultant at Expert Delay Analysis Ltd. He is an Expert in Construction Delay Analysis and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Building and a member of the Society of Construction Law and Adjudication Society. Mike has 45 years of experience in the Construction industry and 20 years in Planning.
Saleh Mubarak is an internationally renowned Project Controls speaker, consultant, author and educator. Saleh is an authority on project planning, scheduling and project controls. He’s the author of Construction Project Scheduling & Control in 3rd edition) a text widely used in academia. He was a member of the team that wrote the first Project Scheduling certification exam for PMI in 2007. Saleh’s 26 year career in project management spans across industries in both the private and public sectors as well as over 12 years teaching in Universities, including most recently at Quatar University where he was department head.
Dr. Jesus M. de la Garza
Dr. de la Garza is the holder of the Vecellio Endowed Professorship in Construction Engineering and Management at Virginia Tech. He is a Distinguished Member of ASCE and has been inducted into the National Academy of Construction. Dr. de la Garza is the Editor-in-Chief for ASCE’s Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. He has served as Director of the Civil Infrastructure Systems program at the National Science Foundation. His research is organized in three tracks, namely, Project Controls, Information Technology for Construction Management, and Infrastructure Asset Management. He has co-authored ninety-two (92) papers in refereed publications.
Mimoune is a Project Controls Engineer with solid Planning and Cost experience in Oil/Gas EPC projects, Drop him a line at email@example.com
Nader Khorrami Rad
Nader Khorrami Rad is a project planning and control expert with 12 years of experience in different industries and certified as PMP (Project Management Professional), CSM (Certified ScrumMaster) and PSM I (Professional ScrumMaster). He is the author of 38 books in Persian and 2 ebooks in English. Connect with him by visiting his website or on Twitter @KhorramiRad.
Behnaz Hatefian is a project planner with 10 years of experience in oil and gas industry. Connect with her on linkedIn : http://au.linkedin.com/pub/behnaz-hatefian/31/538/a98
Jerome Ijachi Odeh
Jerome Ijachi Odeh is a PMI Certified Scheduling Professional who has been working in the Subsea sector of the Oil & Gas industry since 2003. Jerome also writes on his personal blog which you can find here.
I started working as a scheduler 4 years ago. I have been working for different companies in different industries since then. I am writing tutorials because I believe knowledge and experience should be shared.I do like watching historical documentaries and reading novels.
Damian has 16 years in the construction industry with 12 years in site-based and project manager roles and working the last 5 years as a Planner. He has been involved in a variety of civil engineering projects ranging from rail upgrades, airport runway extensions, pavement rehabilitation’s to bridge installation projects. Damian is based in New Zealand. Find Damian on Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/damian-smith/15/4bb/719
Roshan is an Owner & Principal Consultant of Nexus Program Management Group. Roshan has helped lead multiple high profile domestic and international construction projects specializing in risk analysis, claims reviews, strategic development and construction management.
Devang has an Engineering and Construction Management background with 9 years of experience in implementing and performing planning, project controls, construction scheduling, claims analysis and tracking cost, schedule, budget, funds for various organizations. As an Oracle Certified Speacialist, he applies his knowledge of various software including but not limited to Primavera P6, SQL, Sharepoint, MS office suite, to develop customized tracking and reporting tools to facilitate effective Program and Project Management. He is always ready to take on an opportunity for developing innovative and customized tracking and reporting tools.
Mannix has over ten years experience in cost estimating and project management on large pharmaceutical and oil and gas projects. Mannix currently lives in Canada and specializes in project planning, cost estimating and earned value management in the Albertan oil and gas industry.
I am a Senior Scheduling Manager for M.C. Dean, Inc a specialty electrical subcontractor in Northern Virginia, with eighteen years experience as a project scheduler and scheduling manager with an extensive background in general contracting construction scheduling. In addition to his scheduling duties I am a certified P3 and P6 trainer having taught over 250 students the background and basics of scheduling to very high levels of either Primavera programs. At this point in my career I enjoy managing and teaching younger schedulers the true art of scheduling and the proper procedures needed to have a successful project schedule.
Reshma is a Marketing Intern at Plan Academy. She is a Graduate of the Social Sciences program at McMaster University and has a background in Marketing. She loves to travel and has a strong interest in practicing meditation. Connect with her on LinkedIn: ca.linkedin.com/in/sadhureshma