This course is designed for industrial engineers and project managers, offering a case study on managing a nuclear plant project during a refueling outage. Participants will learn essential skills like planning, budgeting, and problem-solving, gaining practical insights into project management within the nuclear industry.
This course offers a unique and insightful glimpse into the complexities of managing nuclear plant projects during scheduled refueling outages, focusing on the replacement of vital valves within radioactive environments. Participants will gain hands-on experience in planning, scheduling, budgeting, and coordinating multifaceted activities involving diverse teams. Through a real-life case study, learners will navigate challenges related to communication, conflict resolution, problem-solving, and decision-making, all crucial aspects of effective project management.
The course delves into the intricacies of conducting maintenance work in contaminated settings, providing valuable insights into managing such scenarios. By exploring technical reports, industry standards, and project close-out procedures, participants will not only enhance their project management skills but also gain a comprehensive understanding of the nuclear industry’s stringent requirements and best practices.
Author: James N. Salapatas, PE, PMP
Course Number: 503
Course Hours: 4 PDH