International Conference: Project Creation & Survival via Value Management – Session 4

Value Engineering Road Map of the Directorate General of Highways of Indonesia

Mr. Nazib Faizal authored and Mr. Andria Muharami Fitra presented on his behalf the development of value engineering by the Directorate General of Highways (DGH) its road map and strategic plan. Previously, Road and Bridge projects rarely applied value engineering by the Government. Mr. Andria discussed the challenges of applying value engineering in Indonesia, and further provided seven strategic plans to improve the development of value engineering by DGH.

Speaker

Author: Mr. Nazib Faizal, Indonesia

General Manager of Data Analysis & System Development
Road Network Development Directorate,
Directorate General of Highways,
Ministry of Public Works and Housing,
Indonesia

Presenter: Mr. Andria Muharami Fitra, Indonesia

Andria is currently working as a Sub-Project Manager under the Directorate General of Highways which is based in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. Having experience as an Officer in Charge (OIC) for Project Management Unit (PMU) of Western Indonesia National Road Improvement Project (WINRIP), Andria has managed 600 km road improvement project within four provinces in Sumatera, which cost around 350 million USD, funded by the World Bank and the Government of Indonesia.
He holds a Master of Engineering Science in Project Management from the University of New South Wales, Australia, and a Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Indonesia. He was awarded an Australian Development Scholarship from AusAID. Recently, he obtained a certificate of Value Management Levels 1 and 2 Training which was organized by Value FM.

Summary of Contents

  • Overview of Directorate General of Highways
  • VE Challenges
  • VE Application
  • 7 strategic plan
  • VE road map of DGH
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Value Management for Innovation

Ir. Lillian Chan presented the elements of innovation in the last session. The presentation shared the advanced key actions in different phases of workshops. Ir. Chan also showed some cases with successful outcomes via of VM workshops.

Speaker

Ir. Lillian Chan, Hong Kong
BSc, MHKIVM, AVS, MHKIE, MIET, RCC

 

Ir. Lillian Chan is the Secretary of the Hong Kong Institute of Value Management (HKIVM). She is a List B facilitator of HKIVM since 2015 and has over 10 years’ experience as a lead facilitator in the delivery of over 300 workshops for partnering programs, risk and value management workshops for Hong Kong and Singapore project teams.

Summary of Contents

  • Case Sharing
  • The Key to Innovation
  • What we do?
  • How we do it?
  • Information Phase – Project Information
  • Analysis Phase – Key Functions of the Project
  • Analysis Phase – Cost Saving Topics
  • Creativity Phase – Ideas to improve value by Topic
  • Judgment Phase – Evaluate Value Ideas
  • Development Phase – Action Taking Forward
  • Why they can do?
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Enhancing Team Spirit in VM

Ir. Paco Tsang believes that good communication skills in team spirit can contribute a better performance and management in a project. He shared his dynamic VM experiences, and recommended some tips related to the communication skills. The improvement in communication skills can maintain team spirit and resolve dispute easily in VM workshop.

Speaker

Ir. Paco Tsang, Hong Kong
BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering, MSc (Construction Management), MICE, MHKIE, MIEAust, AVS, Certified VM Facilitator, MCIArb, MHKIAC, MHKMAAL Accredited Mediator

 

Ir. Tsang graduated from Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK with a degree in Civil Engineering, and was also awarded a Master Degree in Construction Management by the City University of Hong Kong. He has over thirty years’ experience in the field of construction engineering. Ir. Tsang is a Chartered Civil Engineer, and also has substantial experience in teaching courses for numerous organizations including Home Affairs Department, St. James Settlement, Boys and Girls, Vocational Training Council, Buildings Department, Chinese University, Hong Kong Nurse Association, Hong Kong Police Force etc. He has been working as a facilitator to carry out value management workshops for Housing Departments and other private sectors. Ir. Tsang is the President of the Hong Kong Institute of Value Management, and was a President of the Hong Kong Mediation Centre.