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Introduction to the Project Definition Rating Index (PDRI) (VAL-122)
Course Outline

Summary

This course introduces the Project Definition Rating Index (PDRI) methodology developed by the Construction Industry Institute (CII). You will learn how PDRI is helping organizations improve scope definition in small, large and mega projects.

Find out how your project teams can easily assess their progress on scope development, and work collaboratively to identify gaps and risks early in front end planning – before detailed design and construction begins!

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define PDRI and the methodology
  • Learn how the PDRI methodology improves project performance
  • Understand the role and responsibilities of project stakeholders as it relates to the PDRI session
  • Understand the structure of the PDRI session and resulting report

Who should attend this course?

Recommended attendees include Program Managers, Project Managers, Project Engineers, Project Controls Managers, Design Managers, Designers, Quality Managers, Project Management Office leaders, Construction Managers, Technical Managers, Project Estimators, Contract Administrators, Quantity Surveyors, and others.

Course Outline

Introduction

  • Introduction to the instructor
  • Course overview
  • Introduction to the learning objectives
  • Key terms

1.0 Introduction to the project definition rating index (PDRI)

  • PDRI assessment structure
  • CII’s development and research
  • Why use PDRI?

2.0 Benefits of PDRI

  • Benefits of PDRI for each project stakeholder
    • Project Sponsor
    • Project Manager
    • Discipline Lead
    • Operations & Maintenance
    • Procurement/Project Controls
    • Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)
    • Construction
    • Facilitator

3.0 Responsibilities

  • Responsibilities of each project stakeholder as it relates to PDRI
    • Project Sponsor
    • Project Manager
    • Discipline Lead
    • Operations & Maintenance
    • Procurement/Project Controls
    • Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)
    • Construction
    • Facilitator

4.0 Participating in a PDRI Session – What you need to know

  • Front end planning
  • PDRI Methodology
    • Logistics
    • Reviewing & rating elements
  • PDRI Templates

CERTIFICATE

A certificate of completion will be issued to those who attend and complete the course. The course is conducted by Valency, a Registered Education Provider for the Construction Industry Institute (CII), the Project Management Institute (PMI) and the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA).

PMI PDUs

This course is eligible for 1.5 Professional Development Unit (PDU) Strategic from the Project Management Institute (PMI).

CCM Renewal Points (RPs)

This course is eligible for 1.5 RP from the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA).

Upcoming VAL-122 Dates

This is an on-demand, virtual course.
Please contact us to register.