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E-746 - Project Planning & Scheduling

5 days PL/PSPCGB
Level
Foundation
Audience
  • This course is intended for project engineers responsible for building, optimizing and controlling the schedule of capital projects implemented in Oil & Gas operating facilities.
Purpose
  • This course aims to provide participants with the know-how to elaborate, optimize and control a project schedule.
Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • understand the schedule elaboration process of a project, depending on its phase,
  • understand the advantages and drawbacks of the various schedule computer tools available on the marketplace,
  • create the schedule of a project using one of these tools (Microsoft Project, Primavera).
Prerequisite
  • No prerequisites for this course.
Ways and means
  • Examples of on and offshore exploration and production projects.
  • Exercises in groups of two.
  • Computer software interfaces.

PLANNING & SCHEDULING PROCESSES 1 day
  • Planning basis, scheduling sequence and critical path.
  • Schedule updates reflecting actual performance.
  • Progress measurement and control of each execution phase (engineering, procurement and construction).
ONSHORE CASE STUDY USING MS PROJECT 1 day
  • Presentation of a fictitious revamping onshore project (which entails a plant shutdown) to be used as case study.
  • Demonstration of software functions. Critical path visualization.
  • Input and coding of activities, tasks and resources. Reporting levels.
  • Physical progress update for reporting purposes.
OFFSHORE CASE STUDY USING PRIMAVERA 3 days
  • Presentation of a fictitious deep offshore project to be used as case study.
  • Demonstration of software functions.
  • Definition of the list of project activities to be carried out according to the project scope of works.
  • Input and coding of activities, tasks and resources necessary to project execution.
  • Sequence of the activities and estimation of their duration. Probabilistic approach in scheduling.
  • Critical path visualization.
  • Various types of progress (physical, cost, hours). Follow-up methods.
  • Relationship between cost progress and schedule.
2017 course calendar
Language Dates Location Tuition Register
Oct 02 - 06 Rueil €3,500 Online
Dec 04 - 08 Rueil €3,400 Online