Working with Keidel & Co.
Keidel & Co. delivers management consulting projects in a similar manner that Construction Managers deliver project services. Keidel & Co. serves as both the services integrator and subject matter experts. A typical project begins with a project scoping and planning meeting with Mr. Keidel. Mr. Keidel has over twenty years experience designing and managing a variety of business projects for Engineering, Construction, and other project based businesses. With his vast experience he is able to quickly design a project that meets the unique needs of the client. Mr. Keidel in conjunction with the client define the project goals, objectives, critical success factors, and establish a preliminary work plan. Mr. Keidel and the client design the project team and identifies resources to staff it. These resources include the client's, Keidel's, and third parties. The project team refines the project plan and enhances the staffing as required. Keidel & Co. then manages the project and ensures that the clients objectives, goals, and critical success factors are achieved.
Working with Kurt Keidel
Mr. Keidel has over twenty years experience advising executives from over sixty companies in five countries on behalf of Arthur Andersen, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young, Grant Thornton, and Keidel & Co. His international experience includes projects in Japan, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, and Germany.
CEO’s, President’s, CFO’s, CIO’s, Owners of large publically traded corporations and small privately owned businesses have sought Mr. Keidel's advice regarding such matters as strategy, profitability, growth, systems, technology, management, organization, risk mitigation, and project dispute resolution.
Mr. Keidel has developed and implemented business and operations strategies that involve organization design, management techniques, processes and systems, technology, legal, and financial accounting. He has designed and built systems and organizations for several of the world’s preeminent engineering and construction firms as well as discrete manufacturing, research and development, oil and gas, and government organizations. His operations improvement, systems development, and business strategy clients include (but are not limited to) Fluor, Skanska, Parsons, Zachery, Chiyoda, Bateman, B.F. Goodrich, The U.S. Coalition Provisional Authority, The Chicago Public Building Commission, etc.
Mr. Keidel is frequently called upon to resolve project disputes. He prepares and defends claims, mediates issues, facilitates partnering, and provides neutral analysis of project issues. His twenty plus years experience and unique knowledge of the construction industry qualifies him to opine on issues that involve project delay, disruption, forced acceleration, loss of productivity, lost profits, and disputed extra work issues. His construction project dispute resolution experience includes analyzing both the operational and cost elements of projects. His dispute resolution clients include contractors, owners, developers, and sureties. He has prepared and defended project claims involving a variety of project types including high-rise buildings, schools, hospitals, bridges, dams, waste-water treatment plants, pipelines, gas storage facilities, and refineries.
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