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Project Controls Network

The Project Controls Network is a collaboration between the IET and the ACostE. The purpose of the network is to support and inform the community through the dissemination of experience, best practice and techniques.

In these pages you will find links to articles on the latest developments in the field, write ups about past visits/lectures and much more.



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Project Controls Award

The Terry Bishop award recognises innovation within the Project Control discipline and looks for new approaches that have yielded success, ultimately adding value to the project. Each of the Terry Bishop award finalists provide a brief overview of their projects.

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Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned is a formidable tool in Project Management and Controls yet they are not being used effectively and are often seen as an “after thought” following the completion of a project.

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Risk management

The IET/ACostE Project Controls Network delivered a webcast on 20 May 2011 which focused on the successful implementation of risk management.

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Value Improving Practices

Value Improving Practices (VIPs) are practices which create the most value in a Project, as their creative and innovative potential is very high.


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How to be recognised as a Project Controls professional

If you are an engineer working in the area of Project Controls, Cost Engineering, Estimating, Planning or Commercial Support and want to take your career to the next level, this webinar, which was broadcast on 22 February 2013, outlines the options and what steps to take.