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Our short, FREE webinars provide a quick and easy way to find out how our software can support your business processes and increase efficiency. Times are UK unless otherwise stated. Interested but can’t make one? Register to receive a recording after the webinar.

Avoiding common problems in construction planning

Common problems in construction planning include: poor communication, inefficient or limited resource and risk planning, and having no process for change control. However, these issues can be managed with the right project scheduling software.

Join our 30-minute webinar find out more. Our experienced presenter understands the challenges of construction planning and will show how, with Powerproject, you can easily create an impressive project plan and use it to keep on track – even when things change. The webinar will cover:

  • Creating a project plan using drag and drop functionality
  • Resource and staff planning
  • How subcontractors are using software to communicate better with contractors
  • ‘What-if’ scenarios for unplanned delays
  • Indicators that a project is going off track
  • Quick, real-time reports
  • Plan updating from mobile devices
Thursday January 23th, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

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Construction planning basics – Moving beyond spreadsheets

Do you avoid using a construction planning tool for your projects because it’s too expensive, too complex or you can ‘get by’ with a spreadsheet? If so, you could be putting your deadline and project profits at risk.

In this free webinar we’ll show you how quick, easy and inexpensive it is to create and manage a schedule. Don’t be intimidated by scheduling complexity. Spend half an hour in this webinar and learn how you can improve your project management with confidence.

  • See how a construction project can be built in minutes with drag and drop functionality
  • Discover key indicators that signal the project is going to be off track and why that’s important to resolve as early as possible
  • Watch how an imported 3D BIM model can sync with the schedule for 4D planning
  • Learn how mobile updates from the job site get reflected in real-time managerial reports

All webinar attendees will be given a free 14-day trial of Powerproject to try it themselves.

Tuesday January 28th, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

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Site-to-office reporting via Site Progress Mobile

Register for our webinar to see how the new features introduced in the latest version of the Site Progress Mobile system for Powerproject make it even more flexible and enable the app to meet the needs of site-to-office project progress reporting via iOS, Android and Windows devices. New features include:

  • Search functionality for locating tasks more easily
  • Progress by task work
  • Option to create new tasks within the mobile application
  • Email notifications
  • Annotate/mark-up photos
  • Schedule forecast start date
  • Save photos in the cloud
  • Recall the project before it’s imported in to Powerproject
Thursday January 30th, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

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Move beyond spreadsheets for better maintenance management

ShireSystem CMMS/CAFM allows you to gain control of your assets, maintain visibility across your business and locations and keep on top of work orders and teams. The modular solution allows you to add on functionality as your requirements grow and the powerful yet easy-to-use system allows for rapid deployment.

In this webinar we will demonstrate the power and versatility of ShireSystem CMMS/CAFM system. We will be exploring the Maintenance Manager system capabilities and how ShireSystem can provide business continuity whilst remaining compliant by providing details of costs and an audit trail. Our experienced presenter will cover:

  • Location and site management
  • Asset management
  • Scheduling of maintenance tasks
  • Creation and completion of new jobs/work orders
  • Reports and how to generate them
Thursday January 30th, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM

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Introduction to Powerproject BIM – the basics of 4D scheduling

Powerproject BIM allows a user to combine a 3D model with their project schedule to create a powerful 4D environment. Benefits of 4D include enhanced communication, planning analysis, progress monitoring and value engineering. Join this session to see the basic principles of Powerproject BIM:

  • Importing 3D models into Powerproject BIM
  • Building a basic 4D plan by quickly and easily associating project tasks with elements of the 3D model
  • Splitting models down to better reflect the build sequence
  • Recolouring models and setting construction profile
  • Exporting animations to video
Wednesday February 5th, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

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Getting more from Powerproject BIM – take 4D scheduling to the next level

Once the basics of linking a 3D model to a programme in Powerproject have been mastered, there are many additional benefits to be explored within the tool. This session builds on the content covered in the introductory webinar by exploring the powerful options within Powerproject BIM such as:

  • Comparing planned and actual schedule dates in 4D for better progress reporting
  • Filtering a programme and timeline to show sub-contractor or resource specific views
  • Importing and repositioning site objects like cranes
  • Accessing IFC properties to analyse quantities/dimensions to inform duration estimates
  • Implementing camera movement paths for video presentations
Thursday February 6th, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

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Project Planning in the Cloud

Capital projects, refurbishments and scheduled maintenance programmes always benefit from a well-considered plan that has been easy to create, but robust enough to reflect all the complexities of the work. Powerproject has a long track record of helping to deliver successful projects and is now available over the web and via G-Cloud. Accessing such tools via Software as a Service (SaaS) has many benefits including the ability to use the software across multiple devices and reduced upfront costs. This 30-minute webinar will show how a powerful Gantt chart planning system is now available via the Cloud and highlight the benefits Powerproject can bring to the planning process including:

  • Interactive drag and drop functionality, delivered via the web
  • Clear, professional plans which are easily communicated
  • Extensive Resource management
  • Updating project plans from mobile devices
Thursday February 13th, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

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Introduction to Powerproject Vision

This webinar will give an introduction to Powerproject Vision, a new web based portal designed for organisations with multiple dispersed Powerproject users who need a controlled programme management environment to deliver consistency and transparency.

During this webinar we will give a brief overview of the key functionality of Powerproject Vision including:

  • Highly configurable centralised file management and storage of Powerproject schedules
  • Accessibility via any web-browser and from within the Powerproject software
  • Project planning workflow enforcement, controlling project creation, review, approval, baselines and amendments
  • Version control and change management
  • Storing of approved project templates
  • Automated business intelligence data extraction across all files
  • Ability to structure according to company organisation, such as regions, business units or divisions
Wednesday February 19th, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

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Simplify your FM work order billing

ShireSystem Costs and Charges enables charges to be effortlessly created, tracked, invoiced and analysed. The module allows a mark-up or uplift to be applied to costs, which can then be charged to customers and departments.

In this webinar we will cover:

  • Fixed Price Tasks
  • Invoicing
  • Charge History
  • User Access
  • Reporting
Friday February 28th, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

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