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  • COAA Best Practice: Advanced Work Packaging


    Advanced Work Packaging (AWP) is a disciplined approach to improving project productivity and predictability. It accomplishes this by aligning planning and execution activities throughout the project life cycle, from project set-up to start-up and turnover.

  • COAA Best Practice: Module Assembly

    A guideline to assist all module stakeholders in developing their own project-specific module assembly plan. This tool outlines a number of key principles that should be adopted for all module assembly projects.

  • Special Report: The new project era: Aligning capital costs with new market realities

    Working with its APIN partners COAA and GO Productivity, JWN conducted a comprehensive review of research into the factors that contribute to poor project delivery in Alberta, as well as a number of the solutions that have been identified.

  • JWN Oilweek Top 100 Oil & Gas Producers (2016)

    Oilweek Top 100

    Oilweek's definitive list of the top 100 Canadian oil and gas producers in 2016.

  • JWN Service & Supply Industry Outlook

    A complete market outlook including information on how service and supply companies are adapting to the low oil environment; current challenges and opportunities; short- and long-term strategies to survive and thrive; and an industry forecast on what 2016 and beyond has in store for the sector.

  • UofC Report on Lump Sum Contracting in Oil & Gas Capital Projects


    The main goal of this report is to study the potential for lump sum contracting and to answer the question whether lump sum contracting increase the efficiency and cost and schedule predictability of on major projects in the Western Canadian oil and gas sector.

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  • UofC Report on Improving Construction Productivity in Oil & Gas Capital Projects


    This paper describes the findings of an ongoing research project at the UofC that outlines the most critical aspects that can improve productivity in the delivery of oil and gas construction projects in Alberta.

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  • Events

    Building a culture of recognition requires careful cultivation of the link between behaviour and outcome as well as awareness of the importance of recognizing employees regularly. This makes the tie to performance that much more transparent for employees.

    Issues covered in this Speaker Series include:

    - Which are the most effective recognition programs or practices that companies are currently using to promote employee recognition?
    - Which recognition vehicles have employers started, or stopped, using?
    - Insights into the greatest enablers of successful recognition programs.
    - How can companies measure or quantify recognition outcomes?
    - What are the main obstacles to program success?

    Please join us for an informative Speaker Series reception.



    3:00pm - 3:45pm - Guest Arrival & Networking 
    3:45pm - 3:50pm - Welcome - Donovan Volk, VP Sales & Marketing, JWN
    3:50pm - 4:25pm  - Speaker Presentations: 
                                      Gary Beckstrand, Vice President, O.C. Tanner Institute
                                      Neil Shastri, Leader—Global Insights & Innovation, Aon Hewitt
    4:25pm – 4:35pm - Q&A - Donovan Volk, VP Sales & Marketing, JWN
    4:35pm – 4:40pm - Closing remarks - Donovan Volk, VP Sales & Marketing, JWN
    4:40pm – 5:30pm – Networking 

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