Practical Project Management

Practical Project Management

by Ken Petrunik


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Practical Project Management by Ken Petrunik

Practical Project Management takes the hands-on experience of some 40 years in nuclear power mega-projects and translates this into an understanding of the key factors that drive on time on budget performance in a project culture environment that delivers successful projects....

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ISBN-13: 9781460264676
Publisher: FriesenPress
Publication date: 11/18/2015
Pages: 120
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.25(d)

About the Author

Dr. Ken Petrunik is currently a consultant in nuclear power and project management. Working for Emirates Nuclear Energy Corp. from 2009 to 2014 he led oversight of the delivery of four APR 1400 nuclear power plants being constructed at Barakah in U.A.E.

Ken was with Atomic Energy of Canada (AECL) for 35 years where he started in design and moved into project management and to President of the CANDU Reactor Division responsible for AECL's commercial CANDU business including new build reactors and services to operating stations. He was a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, an esteemed group of less than 300 other Canadians elected based on their distinguished service and contribution to society, to Canada and the engineering profession.

Ken espouses project culture and is a results-oriented executive who has created and managed his teams through direct involvement in commercial, technical and operational matters. He led the construction and project management of CANDU's 6 nuclear power stations in Argentina, Korea, Romania and China on time and on budget.

Ken has been a member of the Canadian Nuclear Society and the Canadian Nuclear Association. He received a leadership award from the Canadian Nuclear Association for the successful completion of Qinshan in China, the K. Y. Lo medal from the Engineering Institute of Canada for contribution to international engineering and the Friendship Award from the Chinese government for technical support to China, the highest award given to a foreign expert....

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