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E-741 - Developing Project Control Techniques

5 days PL/PCGB
  • Attendees who have already occupied a position within a Project task force and who need to understand the basics of the Project Control process
  • To provide a comprehensive and practical knowledge of the tools and techniques to control a Project
  • To specify the scope and the position of the of the Project Control Manager function within a project organization
Learning Objectives
  • To specify the scope and interfaces of the Project Control function
  • To improve the communication among Project actors
  • To master project control information: collection, process, report
  • To learn the different methods and tools related to Project Control
  • To identify the areas of concern and propose a corrective action plan
Ways and means
  • The course is illustrated by numerous examples taken from actual Exploration & Production projects
  • A project case study is used throughout the course (exercises performed by the participants) at each stage of the course and Company’s and Contractor’s standpoint are constantly compared
This module is part of the course E-740C Training E-740C may be validated, on request, as such when all modules have been done. This course can be delivered in French, with documentation in English

Context 0.5 day
  • Development of an Oil & Gas Project with focus on its lifespan
  • Key elements of Project Control
  • Why Project Control?
  • Phases of an Oil & Gas Process
  • Focus on development Projects
  • Company’s Project Organization
  • Contractor’s Project Organization
The project control function 0.5 day
  • Company’s perspective
  • Contractor’s perspective
Establishing baselines 0.5 day
  • Definitions, Project scope and execution strategy
  • Schedule planning and development
  • Cost baseline: cost estimating and budgeting
  • Resource baseline: resource planning
  • Contract requirements
  • Selecting the proper indicators and weights
  • Early and late curves
Measuring project performance 0.5 day
  • Project Cost accounting
  • Progress and Performance Measurement
Performance assessment: actual vs. planned 0.5 day
  • Forecasting
  • Change management
Corrective action plan 0.5 day
  • Recovery plan
  • Acceleration plan
Communication plan 0.5 day
  • Monthly progress report
  • Meetings
  • Reporting
  • Policy
Project control deliverables 0.5 day
  • Deliverables for each area
Project control plans and implementation 1 day
  • Review
  • Training
  • Audit
  • Project Control function
  • Importance of the Project Control Plan
  • Project Control Manager’s role: Job ticket, Profile, Scope
2016 course calendar
Language Dates Location Tuition Register
Apr 04 - 08 Rueil €3,210 Online By email
Oct 17 - 21 Rueil €3,210 Online By email