Project Management


Next class begins February 25, 2019

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Duration: 5 Days
Format: In-Person
Next Dates: February 25 – March 1, 2019
Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Priority Rate (two weeks before start date): $3,745
Standard Rate: $3,995

Contact Hours/PDUs: 40
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SMU Project Management Certificate Progam instructors are senior-level practicing professionals with many years of experience in the field.

Scott Randall, BSCE, MBA

Managing Director North America, GBMC LLC

Mr. Randall runs the North America operations for GBMC. Prior to joining GBMC, Mr. Randall was founder and Managing Director of PlusAlpha Risk Management Solutions, LLC, a risk management company dedicated to helping energy companies achieve a competitive advantage through risk management. He has over 25 years of experience across the fields of project management, financial and operational risk management, due diligence for mergers and acquisitions, international marketing, strategic planning and capital project development.

He has worked domestically and internationally in engineering and capital project and risk management with oil and gas, electric power and service companies such as DNV, Boots & Coots International Well Control, Shell, Marathon, Duke Energy International, GDF Suez, BG, PdVSA, Pemex and Aramco.

Mr. Randall is an experienced classroom instructor, having taught project and risk management courses to many organizations throughout Latin America, Europe and Asia. While with Det Norkse Veritas and Boots & Coots International Well Control, he taught numerous courses in Project and Risk management in Spanish in Venezuela, Mexico and Spain and in Portuguese in Brazil and Portugal.

Mr. Randall has also been an adjunct professor at the Cullen School of Engineering and the Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston where he taught project management to engineering undergraduates and enterprise risk management to graduate business students.

He is currently working with the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) on barrier analysis and well control and is a regular speaker at the Offshore Technology Conference. He is author of a book on Enterprise Risk titled, Energy, Risk and Competitive Advantage: The Information Imperative published by PennWell.

Mr. Randall received a BS in Civil Engineering from Michigan Technological University, an MBA in International Management from Thunderbird and has done post graduate work in Energy Risk Management at the University of Houston and Rice University. He is an active member of the IADC Well Control Committee, the Project Management Institute and the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators and the Association for Talent Development.