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Presenter: Mike Simard, PE, PMP, CEP

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Online

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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Webinar instructions will be emailed before the date of the webinar.
Log into Webinar:                8:00 - 8:30 am CDT
Morning Session:                 8:30 am - 12:00 pm CDT
Break:                                  12:00 - 1:00 pm CDT
Afternoon Session:              1:00 - 4:00 pm CDT


Presented by Mike Simard, PE, PMP, CEP

Introduction to Project Management
Foundation of project management
Project management process

Project Initiation
Project charter

Project Planning
Project scope development
Project schedule
Project budget
Project communication plan
Project risk assessment
Project proposal

Project Execution
Quality control
Commissioning and testing

Project Monitoring and Controlling
Scope creep
Project performance metrics
Schedule tracking and forecasting
     • Crashing
     • Fast tracking
Cost tracking and forecasts
Status reporting

Project Closure
Project acceptance and turnover
Project close-out
Lessons learned

The Project Manager
Project manager skillset
Project team development


Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the conclusion of the series.

Webinars are presented via GoToWebinar, an easy-to-use application that can be run on most systems and tablets. Instructions and login information will be provided in an email sent close to the date of the webinar. It is highly recommended that you download, install and test the application before the webinar begins by clicking on the link in the email.

GoToWebinar App requirements: 
Windows 7 - 10 or Mac OSX Mavericks (10.9) - macOS Catalina (10.15)

Web Browser:
The two most recent version of the following browsers:
Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer v11 (or later) with Flash enabled

Internet connection:
 Minimum of 1Mbps       Hardware: 2GB RAM or more

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Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Engineers

Professional Engineers
6.0 PDHs

Continuing Education Credit Information

This live interactive webinar offers 6.0 PDHs/continuing education hours to professional engineers licensed in all states.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (ApprovalNo. 24GP00000700), North Carolina (S-0130), and North Dakota.

HalfMoon Education is deemed a New York-approved continuing education provider for engineers via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2).

Course completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete the webinar in its entirety, respond to all the verification prompts during the instruction, and earn a score of 80% on the quiz that follows the instruction (multiple attempts allowed).


Mike Simard

Mr. Simard is an engineering leader with over 30 years’ experience in start-ups to Fortune 100 companies. Mr. Simard possesses both a bachelor and masters degrees in Mechanical Engineering, as well as an MBA. He is a licensed Professional Engineer (PE). He is a certified Project Manager Professional (PMP) and Certified Estimating Professional (CEP).Mr. Simard has held senior positions in engineering design, project management and operations in the power generation, biomass conversion and building material industries. He has led a variety of projects including the development of new processes & equipment, and the design and build of pilot & demonstration facilities, as well as the construction and start-up of large manufacturing facilities. He has worked internationally in Europe and China. He is a published author, conference speaker and inventor with multiple patents.Mr. Simard is currently principal at PACED Engineering Inc, as well as an Associate Professor of the Practice at Villanova University.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $299.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $299.00
Group Prices
3 or more people each: $199.00

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