Request for Information (RFI) Checklist

Here is a checklist I use when processing a request for information (RFI). Part One: RFI Generation Project Manager (PM) generates RFI document in job RFI folder. Convert document to PDF and transmit to contractor via email. This step can be done by an assistant project manager (APM) project engineer or administrative personnel. Enter new… Read More

Checklist for Closing a Project

Checklists are a tool I use as a project manager. They serve as a reminder to trigger actions that need to be taken on a given project. This is an example of a checklist I use for closing completed projects. For starting projects see my post on project start checklists. Verify invoicing is complete and… Read More

Qualities of the Best Project Manager in the World

Knowledge Project Management practices Industry specific, e.g. codes, standards, laws, welding symbols, etc. Trade specific, e.g. math, programming, graphic design, mechanical design, etc. General skills, e.g. excel, writing, etc Negotiation practices Performance Responsive Communication Decision making (seeks advice) Continuous Improvement Logs up-to-date, tracks all pertinent information Project review Change orders, effectively identify and collect Write… Read More