SecurityCEU.com Launches Frontline Project Management Online Training Course

SecurityCEU.com has launched the Frontline Project Management Course, a new online training in partnership with industry-renowned educator Nadim Sawaya, MSCE, CPP.

Frontline Project Management training program is tailored to the low voltage electrical/construction industry. It was conceived to teach the Security and Systems Project Managers how to play the construction game and manage their projects as electrical and general contractors.

This unique program consists of two parts: (1) The online program which is about eight hours of interactive self-paced and (2) two-hours Instructor-led workshop to review lessons learned, implement best practices, and allow students to discuss specific real-life projects challenges. In essence, SecurityCEU.com took a well-established traditional course and transformed it into a two-hour instructor-led workshop and eight hours of a self-paced online program.

Nadim Sawaya, President of Enterprise Performance Consulting (EPC), has been consulting and training on project management in the security and systems industries for more than 22 years. Nadim has more than 35 years of executive and operations management experience and managed projects from $5k to $50M in general construction, fire alarm, communication, building automation to security systems. In addition, Nadim has held leadership roles with companies such as Pauling/Rapco, Stanley Security, Siemens Building Technologies, Honeywell, Pinkerton and Convergint Technologies.

The Frontline Project Management Module 1: Managing the Project Team, covers topics such as the overall project lifecycle; roles and responsibilities of the project team; key duties, responsibilities and competencies of the project manager; and defining the project team tasks using the RACI Matrix.

The Frontline Project Management Module 2: Defining Phase, discusses: steps required in the defining phase of a project; reviewing and interpreting contract documents; validating the project scope; block diagrams; reviewing and confirming the project’s estimated budget; and validating the projects scope, cost and schedule.

The Frontline Project Management Module 3: Planning Phase, focuses on: work breakdown structure (WBS); task duration estimating; milestones; manpower schedules; critical path method (CPM) techniques to determine project duration, floats, and critical path; cost re-estimates; scheduling; and resource commitment.

The Frontline Project Management Module 4: Implementation phases, covers: resource procurement; Golden Rules of using subcontractors; controlling and proper documentation of the project; coordinating with other trades; managing quality; and safety, OSHA overview requirements and employer responsibilities.

The Frontline Project Management Module 5: Closing phase, discusses: closing steps; customer training; as-built documentation; final testing and acceptance; project audits; and closeout checklists.

“We are so proud to be offering this course in partnership with Nadim Sawaya, who is known throughout the industry as the expert on Project Management,” said Connie Moorhead, CEO at The CMOOR Group who owns and operates SecurityCEU.com. “This much sought-after live training is now available online! Now security and system integrators can get the best industry project management training in a safe, convenient and cost-effective format.”

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