HalfMoon Education Inc. Knowledge Gets You There

Back to Search

Presenter: Mohamed El-Gafy, Ph.D., PE

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: East Lansing, MI

Marriott at University Place
300 Michigan Agricultural College Ave.
East Lansing, MI 48823
Phone: 517-337-4440

This seminar is closed or full.


Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Lunch (On your own):         12:00 - 1:00 pm

Afternoon Session:             1:00 - 4:30 pm

Project Management Overview

   Design and construction process
   Project phases
   Contracts and agreements
   Project teams
   Project manager skills and responsibilities

Project Procurement and Development

   Developing early estimates
   Preparing project budgets
   Developing work plans
   Reviewing design proposals
   Managing the design process
   Establishing engineering scope and project controls

Effective Project Management

   Reviewing project delivery systems
   Managing project scope
   Establishing work breakdown structure
   Scheduling and cost control
   Resource management
   Establishing and maintaining safety procedures

Project Close-Out and Turn-Over

   On-site system testing
   Final inspection
   Guarantees and warranties
   Turnover of drawings, technical information and user manuals
   Personnel training
   Project closeout and evaluation

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Engineers

This seminar offers 6.5 continuing
education hours/PDHs to professional
engineers in all states.

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 continuing education hours (PDHs) to professional engineers in all states. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Michigan.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota.

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.


Mohamed El-Gafy, Ph.D., PE

Mohamed El-Gafy, Ph.D., PE, is the managing partner for the Michigan-based Gafy and Company LLC, a consulting firm offering a comprehensive range of products and services that covers all aspects of engineering, construction, and management from conceptualization to commissioning. Mr. El-Gafy is a member of AACE and has 19 years of experience as a construction estimator. In addition, he is an associate professor in the Construction Management Program in the Michigan State University School of Planning, Design, and Construction. Driven by the curiosity to learn, Mr. El-Gafy has been involved in a full range of intellectual and creative engagement activities that have increased his understanding of the field of construction engineering and management and how it interacts with all areas of the built environment. His main research interests center around investigating and re-engineering current construction processes to maximize the value of construction service provided to customers (process owners or project clients) that would result in more sustainable products. Mr. El-Gafy is also interested in investigating the interface of technology and management processes in the construction environment. He has participated in numerous research, teaching and service opportunities of significant scope.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $289.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $289.00
Group Prices
3 or more People: $269.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.