Video Recap – CIM Virtual Convention 2021, May 3rd: How to Plan and Execute Capital Projects in Volatile and Uncertain Times

Watch this video recap, as Feroz Ashraf, PTAG’s Executive Advisor for Capital Projects, presents this direct and to-the-point session on “How to Plan and Execute Capital Projects in Volatile and Uncertain Times” at CIM 2021.

This is the recap video recording of the presentation which was originally presented at the Canadian Institute of Mining’s Annual Virtual Convention CIM 2021 on May 3rd, 2021.

Globally, including North America, most capital and sustaining projects have been impacted by COVID-19 and the resulting economic slowdown. Projects are also experiencing significant productivity impacts due to the new normal COVID working conditions, as well as increasing emphasis on safety, security, and regulatory compliance.

The presentation focuses on below key areas:

  • Impact of COVID-19 Globally
  • Challenges Faced by the Mining Industry
  • Failure as an Industry to Perform and Deliver Projects
  • Top reasons why projects go off-track.
  • Front-End Planning – what, why, how? and Leveraging Industry Best Practices
  • Why a Disciplined Stage-Gate Process is Critical?
  • Project Set-up / Project Management and Project Controls Handbook
  • Example of Project Complexity Model and Project Delivery Model (PTAG tools)
  • Why De-Risking the Project, Defining Proper List of Deliverables and Execution Plan are important.

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