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Focus on: Ugo Santone, Partner – Professional Services

Ugo started his career with PTAG in November 2012, after having spent more than a decade as a Human Resources and Talent Management professional in the EPC, Engineering Consulting and Construction Industry. Ugo began pursuing his MBA degree in 2010, after consultations with Executives at a former employer Shaw Energy & Chemicals. Ugo enrolled with at the University of Fredericton, in their online MBA program. After a promising start, Ugo had to postpone his studies for health reasons. Ugo had chronic kidney disease, which was leading to kidney failure. After a year of dialysis treatment in 2013, Ugo had successful kidney transplant surgery in February 2014, thanks to his Sister being a 100% match as a donor. Throughout this period of illness, treatment, surgery and recovery, PTAG supported Ugo and his family along the way. PTAG provided support and flexibility to Ugo while he was receiving dialysis treatment and continuing to work. PTAG continued to support Ugo throughout his 3 month recovery period from surgery.

Video Recap – Nov 19th encore webinar Force Majeure Management with updated content.

PTAG’s Managing Director, Michael Dubreuil, will present an updated, encore webinar on Force Majeure Management – During COVID-19 Pandemic Recovery.

Making Zero Accidents a Reality

Throughout history, the construction industry has been identified as one of the most demanding and dangerous industries in the United States. Due to this both owners and contractors are investing more of their time and money to maintaining a good safety record. 

Video Recap – Nov 17th Webinar – How to Plan and Execute Capital Projects in Volatile and Uncertain times.

Join PTAG’s principals Feroz Ashraf and Michael Dubreuil for a special 90min webinar on How to plan and execute Capital Projects in volatile and uncertain times. This extended 90min webinar will be direct and to the point providing practical and validated examples pertinent to planning and restarting your capital projects.

Project Objective Setting

In nearly every project, internal teams and parties will work towards an objective to satisfy their stakeholders and the project owner. This objective may be loosely defined by the project owner, but to accomplish the goals will require alignment of the internal teams’ objectives.

Project Team Communications

Effective communication is essential and there are many ways to achieve this, but the hardest part is being able to measure the results.

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Human Performance Tools – Phonetic Alphabet

This 1-Page summary provides a quick Reference Guide of the code words used for each letter and their pronunciation.  The 26 code words in the NATO phonetic alphabet are assigned to the 26 letters of the English alphabet in alphabetical order:

Webinar Recap – (Session 2) The Importance of Front-End Planning Leveraging Industry Best Practices

PART TWO – Listen in to this video recap, as PTAG principals Feroz Ashraf and Michael Dubreuil deliver a brief 1hr online webinar on the Importance of Front-End Planning and Leveraging Industry Best Practices for Project Management.

Webinar Recap – (Session 1) The Importance of Front-End Planning Leveraging Industry Best Practices

Listen in to this video recap, as PTAG principals Feroz Ashraf and Michael Dubreuil deliver a brief 1hr online webinar on the Importance of Front-End Planning and Leveraging Industry Best Practices for Project Management.

Project Change Management

Change happens in projects, it is unavoidable. Changes on projects are often perceived as a negative, Scope Creep, Overruns, delays, poor performance, however, not all changes are negative.  Read more on our site.