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RCA and RiskRoot cause analysis (RCA) is the process of finding the event or condition that leads straight to an occurrence (another event). It is a systematic procedure used to identify the principal possible cause of risk. In risk-based…
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Chapter 9-Project Integration of my recently published book Risk-management in the World of Threats and Opportunities: A Project Controls Perspective discusses the challenges that many Project Managers are facing. One item that throws many to fits…
Some five to ten years ago, a Project Controls colleague asked an interesting question. It is about the analysis/reports that our PC Group completes periodically. Some of the reports are “as required” but most times on a fixed cycle; e.g. bi-weekly,…
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Developing a schedule needs to be approached with success in mind. Dividing the project or portfolio into smaller manageable pieces called sub-projects is a good principle, a strategy acceptable and recommended in various industries. However, as the…
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Founder and CEO of PM Solution Pro, a trademark of Risk-based Management and Services Inc. (RBM&S Inc.)
Project Risk Management
Planning and Scheduling
PMI-RMP Risk Management Professional
Certified Cost Professional (AACEi)
Certified Professional Engineer (APEGA)
PMI-Project Management Professional
BSc Mechanical Engineering
BSc Management Engineering
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists,
American Association of Cost Engineers
1) Risk-based Management in the World of Threats and Opportunities ISBN 978-0-9947608-0-7
2) How to Create a Good P50 Risk-based Baseline Schedule ISBN 978-0-9947608-1-4
3) Plan to Schedule, Schedule to Plan ISBN 978-0-9947608-2-1
Canada, USA, Asia, Middle East, Northern Africa
Highlighted sector experience
Oil and Gas/Infrastructure/Utilities
Rufran is a risk management professional with extensive subject matter expertise in planning,scheduling,estimating, and cost management. He has diversified experience in project controls systems and project management, all founded upon his qualifications and experience in engineering, operations and maintenance.
Rufran has established a reputation for undertaking high-profile projects and creating a fit-for-purpose integrated risk management function to meet business needs. He does this through close collaboration and interaction with other team members of various disciplines. He has delivered as a project controls subject matter expert on more than 70 projects (USD50M–USD14B) and has led several project controls improvement initiatives.
He believes that success is borne out of establishing a venue where all management professionals can safely connect, discuss risk-based management principles, philosophies, including new and/or old methods and approaches,and being able to agree and assimilate the best.
He is a team player, values diversity and the sharing of experiences.He espouses the principle that all types of management are risk-based. He supports talks about what works, and what does not work with open mind to stimulate exchanges of ideas, and learnings; make deals, identify opportunities, & threats, and to steer all members/participants to the right direction, thereby making the right and most ethical risk-based decisions. His risk management experience is evidenced through his role as project risk analyst, training developer and instructor on quantitative risk analysis. He has played the same role for planning and scheduling training – in total having delivered 60+ sessions. He is proficient in root cause analysis, delay analysis, quantitative cost and schedule risk analysis, forensics and cost management.
Key technical competencies
Risk management, Project planning and scheduling, schedule management and forensics,cost management, change management, project management, estimate sensitivity review,
stakeholder management, project controls tools and systems, project risk monitoring and reporting, schedule Quantitative Risk Analysis
Systems and tools capability
Deltek Acumen Fuse, Deltek Acumen Risk,OPRA/PertMaster, Enterprise Primavera Project Management P6 v6.7/16/17, P6 Auditor, Microsoft Office, MS Project and Access, Ecosys, Prism,Smart-plant review, Excel, Visio, and Powerpoint,
Other: SharePoint, Livelink, SAP, Maximo, Convero CMMS, Microstation, Smart Plan, POL (Project on Line), SAP, JPI (Jacobs Project Information),Sunnet, Punch, Corel Video Studio, Corel Paintshop, and MS Money
Certificate in Professional Management specializing in Risk Management, University of Calgary, Certificate in Professional Management specializing in Construction Management, University of Calgary, Applied Management Certificate of Achievement, Southern Alberta Institute of
Technology, Petroleum Refinery Maintenance, Batangas
State University/Caltex (Philippines) Inc.
I am interested in
Speaking engagements, Consulting offers, Job inquiries, Business deals, Career opportunities, Expertise requests
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