Who we are
PM Solution Pro is a consulting, product, and training service operating tradename of Risk-based Management and Services Inc. PMSP offers ethical, creative, professional project & business management support to clients through Collaborative Learning and Continuing Education. We recommend and utilize unique best fit-for-purpose tools and approaches to successfully meet key objectives. Our tools, products and services are all geared and designed to help companies, businesses and the professionals who want successful delivery of organizational and personal goals every step of the way. We help clients manage changes and the risks they bring, leveraging on the fundamental fact that every decision made must be risk-based. To date, we’ve partnered/affiliated with Deltek, Corel, Doodly, Bradford Exchange, and intuit Quickbooks. A creative-business sister tradename called KATHAKO was launched in January of 2019.
Be part of the solution!
Advise and teach while utilizing best management tools, methods, and approaches to successfully meet project and business objectives.
Help our clients to identify and manage risks, leveraging the fact that every business decision made is risk-based.
We are part of the solution! Your success is Our success!
- To supply professional project and business management resources, tools, expertise, learning, and solutions to clients globally.
- To provide professional training on tools, management principles, and philosophies, including new or old methods, helping client assimilate the best fit-for-purpose approach.
- To support the sharing of experiences that will help and enable clients to be more productive and successful.
Meet the Team
We are a growing pool of dedicated risk-based business and project management subject matter experts with well-defined experience in the industry, who are passionate about education and training as a means to bring solutions to our clients specific needs.
Rufran C. Frago P. Eng., PMP, CCP, PMI-RMP is the CEO and Founder of PM Solution Pro, a Calgary consulting, product, and training firm focusing on project and business management solutions. He is passionate providing advise, education and training services through expert consultation, collaboration, and what he uniquely calls, student-led training.
Mr. Frago has more than four decades of international work experience in Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals, Oleo-chemicals, Sugar Refining, Power/Utilities/Nuclear, Manufacturing, Consulting, and Education. He worked with known multinational companies in various parts of the world like Asia, Middle East, Canada, and North Africa.
His expertise among others, includes risk-based project management, risk analysis, governance, gate reviews, planning & scheduling, cost management, tools/systems administration, audits, maintenance, operation, EH&S, and reliability engineering.
Ann joined PM Solution Pro to provide precious, critical, and strategic management advice where effective administration is most needed.
She collects and assimilates needed business information to improve logical analysis, schedule, and decision-making. In recognition of her sociable, warm and friendly nature, she is also the company’s Public Relation Advisor.
She scouts for potential new clients, pursue opportunities, and provides creative ideas on how to market the company’s services.
Ann holds a Bachelors degree in Commerce major in Management from St. Bridget’s College. She started in office management and administration while with PhilBanking and FERMA Marketing.
Project Scheduler and IT/IS Specialist
Jorrell is the company's in-house Project Planner/Scheduler concurrently the desktop, tools, applications, and systems specialist. He takes care of all IT/IS management support including office administration. He typically answers calls and interface with clients to resolve e-issues. He is responsible for acquiring, testing, installing, and monitoring new PMSP applications and systems.
Jorrell develops and manages various project schedules using Primavera P6 Professional and other toolsets. He also serves as our dependable in-house IT/IS consultant responsible for defining the company's software, hardware, and network requirements, including configuration of communication devices and accessories, and cloud-based data storage management.
He is a graduate of Southern Alberta Institute of Technology in Information Technology-Computer Systems.
Project Engineering Advisor
Stephen is a Mechanical Engineer with 14 years’ experience in engineering, site project coordination and construction management of oil and gas surface production facilities, gas turbine plants (Combined/ Single cycle) as well as the operation of process plant for major oil and gas companies such as ExxonMobil, Shell, Sahara Energy Resources.
He was working as a Construction Engineer in Nigeria with ExxonMobil from 2011 until prior to his immigration to Canada in the first quarter of 2018. He aptly chose to settle in Calgary, the Oil and Gas corporate hub of Canada. He has a Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering. He is now a registered member of APEGA EIT.
Senior Project Controls Advisor
Pushpendra Patel has more than thirteen (13) remarkable years of experience in project management and controls, any client will surely be satisfied with the quality and timeliness when it comes to work deliverables. Pat, as he is fondly called by friends and colleagues, is a graduate of BS Civil Engineering with reinforced continuing education in Construction Management. He exudes confidence in his knowledge of project controls as he demonstrates his competence and accomplishments working in complex mega-Projects ranging from $100M-$2Billion.
Pat has extensive experience working in diverse teams. He has advanced understanding of project life cycle from Concept, Pre-FEED, FEED, Engineering, Procurement, Fabrication, Construction, Commissioning-Start-up, and Closeout. The industrial sectors he worked with in the past include Infrastructure, Oil & Gas, Pipeline, Power and Utilities (Regions: North America and Asia).
Planning & Scheduling Specialist
Maris has more than fifteen years work experience in planning and scheduling. With a degree in Industrial Engineering from Universidad del Zulia, Maracaibo, Venezuela and international experience in the oil and gas EPC (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction) projects makes her a valuable member of any team.
She is proficient in developing various levels of schedule, reflecting execution plan and strategy, ensuring at the same time that it remains realistic and achievable.
Maris has worked with various projects like North Redwater, Conoco Phillips, Suncor Energy, Vista Projects, Worley Parsons, Shell Canada, Jacobs and Inelectra Projects, representing both owner’s and contractors.
Aside from her gregarious and friendly nature, Maris speaks English, Spanish and Italian.
Power BI Specialist/Lead Scheduler
Federico is a Civil Engineering graduate with over 15 years of planning and scheduling experience in heavy civil infrastructure, O&G, T&D, and power plant projects (construction and EPC). AACEI professional license in Planning and Scheduling Professional (PSP) and Earned Value Professional (EVP). He is a continuing education program graduate in project management and construction management. Well-experienced setting up, developing, updating, analyzing, and reviewing resource-loaded schedules and performance reports (KPI-EVM). Proficient, certified, and with more than ten years in using Primavera and Excel, and experience in integration of Power BI and Primavera. Know how to interpret construction drawings, construction sequencing, and construction methodology.
Do you want to learn something new?
If you are a professional who needs mentorship in the process of Planning, Scheduling, and Schedule Quantitative Risk Analysis (SQRA), we can teach you virtually on-line.
PMSP tools training includes how to use/operate Primavera P6 Professional, Deltek Acumen Fuse and OPRA (PERTMaster), supplementing them with courses containing methods, concepts, and approaches on how to perform plan from scratch, develop and manage a project schedule, perform schedule quality assessment, schedule quantitative risk analysis (SQRA).
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