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Project Management for Engineering Professionals
2.75 Hour on-demand seminar 
Available Now (15 day access)

This training program presents an overview of modern practices in effective management of technical projects and engineering professionals’ participation in this process.

This online training program is designed:

  • To give participants a clear understanding of engineering personnel involvement in modern Project Management process
  • To expand participants knowledge of basic Project Management concepts
  • To teach participants how to use main tools and principles of modern Project Management to make them a valuable contributor into the overall project success


What You Will Learn
  • Describe Project Engineer’s involvement in Project Management
  • Provide definition of the Project
  • List components of triple constraint
  • Know what WBS is for and how it is obtained
  • Understand the difference between effort and duration
  • Describe main estimating techniques
  • List Types of Cost Estimates
  • Describe Views of Project Schedule
  • List project schedule optimization techniques
  • Define scope and scope “creep”
  • Describe Project Engineer’s involvement in a procurement process
  • List procurement options and types of contracts in technical projects, their advantages and disadvantages
  • Describe risk identification, analysis and response processes
  • List Main Sources of Risk in utility company Projects
  • Describe types of project communications
  • Explain how to make meetings productive
  • Define project baseline
  • List main components of project control


How This Online Course Works

Get the best of both worlds with this blended learning approach.

  1. Learn at your own pace and on your own schedule as you first enjoy the internet-streamed, on-demand seminar. Speed up, slow down, or repeat sections of the presentation.
  2. Upon completion, join us for one of our regularly scheduled live online Q&A sessions. A calendar of live Q&A dates and times is provided in the program access instructions you will receive. You can also email your questions directly to the instructor.
Course Access

You will receive immediate online access to the on-demand training presentation. The audio for the online seminar is only available through your computer or other Internet connected device. You will also receive links in your access instructions to PDFs for all the presentation materials in case you want to print or keep a copy.

The on-demand training presentations are available for a total of 15 days from the time any one of the training presentations is first accessed. After 15 days, your access to the on-demand presentations will expire. However the PDF formatted training program slides and other documents you receive are yours to keep.

Your Instructor
Boris Shvartsberg, Ph.D., P.E., P.M.P.

Dr. Shvartsberg is an engineering and project management professional with more than 40 years of practical experience in managing and supervising of highly complicated technical projects for utility companies in USA and Latvia. He has an extensive teaching experience in the European and US colleges and universities. Mr. Shvartsberg is an author of more than 25 publications on electrical engineering and project management subjects. He made numerous successful presentations at International conferences and symposiums. 

Program Pricing
$295 for single attendee, $245 per attendee thereafter.
Special pricing is available for groups. Please click here for more information.

If you have additional questions please email or call (440) 853-1038.
Payment and Cancellations

Payment is required prior to training program access. Payment can be made by Visa, Mastercard, American Express, or corporate check. Your credit card will be charged at the time of registration unless other arrangements have been made.

Cancellations for online training programs can be made before the program access instructions are sent by PGS, and cancellations will result in a credit. For more information on PGS policies regarding administrative matters and complaint resolution, please contact our offices at (440) 853-1038.

Who Should Attend

This training program will benefit any engineering professional looking to expand his knowledge and experience in modern project management to become a valuable member of Project Team, for example:

  • Project engineers
  • Designers
  • Field personnel
  • Construction supervisors
  • Engineering managers


Prerequisites and Advance Preparation

This fundamental online training program has no prerequisites. No advance preparation is required.

Why Choose PGS?

PGS training programs are known for their clear explanations and in-depth content. Register today, and join the over 10,000 industry professionals who trust PGS with their energy training needs.