The primary objective of the weekly blog posting is to help you prepare for the very difficult Part II of the EVP, PSP and CEP exams AND to help you develop the PAPER for your CCC/E exam.
The SECONDARY purpose is to provide you with a forum where you can explore applying the tools and techniques you are learning about to your real day to day problems encountered in your work and/or personal life.
Blog posting is a tool of “Reflective Learning” and is how adults, especially those who are professionals, learn. It relates to both
To understand “reflective learning” take 10 minutes to review the following URLS
I expect between 300 and 500 words each week, starting with Saturday, 30 July and continuing through the Saturday prior to the first exam in March of 2012. Pick topics related to your paper and/or to any real problem or opportunity you face in your work or personal lives and apply any of the tools/techniques used by cost engineers to solve those problems. Demonstrate how you are using these tools and techniques with your colleagues and professor.
For tracking and reporting purposes, name each with the Week (W1, W2, W3 etc); followed by your name or initials and then the topic you are writing on. Put an underscore after each element.
Example- W0_Dr. PDG_Blog Posting