At the beginning of the project, the project baseline schedule is prepared, identifying the start and end date for the project, main project works/phases, through using CPM and Primavera as planning tools. Work Break Down Structure (WBS) is prepared based on the top to lowest level of the works, and the activities for each WBS are defined into controllable manageable packages level, resources and costs are allocated to each activities. To maintain the project schedule updated, the progress of each activities is inserted periodically, to calculate the project progress, and performance.
The driving force for any project are resources, one of the main schedule deliverables are resources quantification, and assignment duration for each resources:
As part of communication plan, the process of control contract documents, drawings, transmittal, and all project deliveries, the control process include coding, archiving, and updating in order to be accessible to the project team. Sapac is using Aconex extensively for document management & control.
The cost control process include control and manage the actual project cost to ensure that the project is not exceeding the target budget. Daily monitoring and recording of the project resources expenditure per project chart of account, and analysis the project cost performance by Earn Value Method (EVM), which enable the project team to take the mitigation action in case of project overrun, and enriching the company estimation data base.
The monthly progress report is the powerful tool enable the project team, client to have clear picture for the project and include:
The contract administration, rule including, ensure commitment to the contract conditions, and change management for any change or variation order through life cycle of the project
Continuous monitoring to Risk-Register, by weekly updating Risk Impact, Risk Probability, Risk Like-hood to occurs, and analysis of associated Risk’s Costs.