A highly interactive training course on

Value Engineering Skills

Improving Performance & Profitability
Coventry Academy -  Value Engineering Skills

Course Schedules

 30 Sep-04 Oct 2024
 20-24 Jan 2025

Training course overview

This Coventry Academy Value Engineering (VE) online course will introduce a creative process which improve the performance, profitability, innovation and quality of service of an organisation. VE enables organisations to achieve best value results from achieving the right balance between the benefit the client achieves from a project or service and the resource required to deliver it, not just cost alone. VE enables effective engagement of project stakeholders to define their business or performance requirements, maximises creativity and innovation. It also enables more robust, effective decision making during project planning, procurement and execution and through focussing on performance requirements and avoiding abortive work.

What are the goals?

By the end of this Coventry Academy online training course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify Value Mismatches Through the Ratio of Whole Life Costing
  • Capture & Incorporate Stakeholders’ Input in the Development of the Project Charter & Plan
  • Add Value to Stakeholders Thru Best Value Decisions Based on the Balance of Value Criteria & Resources
  • Know the Fundamental Concepts of Value Engineering and Analysis
  • Identify Alternative Recommendations to the Management Which Will Improve Value Effectively

Who is this training course for?

This Coventry Academy online training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Anyone Involved in Project Initiation, Engineering Design, and Critical Assessment of Projects
  • All Those Responsible for Making Significant Decisions Concerning Plans and Budgets for Large and Complex Projects
  • Project or Program Sponsors, Project Managers, Cost Estimators, Cost Controllers, Engineers, Designers and Project Staff
  • All Those Aspiring to Deliver Better Value in All Sectors of the Economy from Major Projects in Construction, Manufacturing, Petro-Chemical, Healthcare, Education Legal and Public Services

Course Outline

Day One: Understanding Value Engineering and its Application
  • Course Introduction and Post-Course Assessment
  • What is value? What is Value Engineering (VE)? Why is it important?
  • Defining Value Engineering concepts and principles
  • VE Study definition, scope and project phases
  • VE team and stakeholders’ analysis and management
  • Introducing the case study
Day Two: The Information and Function Analysis Phase – Expressing Project Needs and Constraints
  • The VE Job Plan
  • The Information Phase – steps and procedures
  • The need for Function Analysis in projects
  • Identifying functions and selecting Function Diagrams
  • Function Analysis System Technique (FAST)
  • Workshop: FAST Diagram
Day Three: The Creative Phase - Inspiring Creativity in Your Team
  • Function Cost and Worth
  • Finding value mismatches
  • Facilitation skills and overcoming creativity blockers
  • Creativity and Creative thinking within the project environment
  • Data collection and Creativity Output
  • Workshop: Brainstorm Case Study Alternatives
Day Four: The Evaluation Phase - Making Informed Project Decisions
  • Effective Decision-making in project environment
  • Project evaluation methods: Subjective evaluation and quantitative evaluation
  • Paired comparison and Analytical Heretical Process (AHP)
  • Project life-cycle costing and Net Present Value
  • Output of the Evaluation Phase
  • Workshop: Cost estimating Techniques
Day Five: The Presentation and Reporting Phases – Getting Results through Effective Communication
  • Selection of alternatives and action planning
  • Reporting VE findings to Senior Management and project stakeholders
  • Oral presentation techniques & interpersonal skills
  • Study Levels of the VE Certification by SAVE International
  • Review of VE Case study Reports and Wrap-up discussions
  • Post-Course Assessment

The certificate

  • Coventry Academy e-Certificate of Attendance will be provided to delegates who attend and complete the course

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