E&P Project Quality & Risk ManagementPIMP/QAQCGB

Who should attend?

  • This course explains the importance of quality management in projects as well as how to continuously improve project practices.
Audience :
  • Professionals involved in the management of industrial projects, in particular Oil & Gas projects.

Level : Foundation

Course Content

  • FROM CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM TO PROJECT OBJECTIVES

      • Project reference standards and associated requirements.
      • Definition of project objectives in terms of quality, safety and health, environmental, security, social, etc.
      • Integrated management systems to meet these objectives.
      • Support project documentation and helpful Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
  • SETTING UP A PROJECT QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

      • Links between management and project process.
      • Project processes: identification and cartography.
      • Management processes and process owners.
      • Project organization and quality responsibilities.
      • Involvement of the management team and quality independence.
      • Transversal key documents: project execution plan, quality plan (and associated procedures), HSE plan.
      • Key documents for each project phase: engineering plan, procurement plan, construction plan, commissioning plan.
      • Related processes: interface management plan, documentation management, change management, risk management.
  • QUALITY ASSURANCE ACTIVITIES PRIOR TO PROJECT START

      • Requirements from ISO-9001 standard and application to projects.
      • Document control practices.
      • Audit planning and preparation.
      • Inspection planning and issue of Inspection and Test Plans (ITPs).
  • QUALITY CONTROL ACTIVITIES DURING PROJECT EXECUTION

      • Surveillance plan to be enforced during procurement and construction phases.
      • Factory Acceptance Test (FAT), company witnesses, quality surveyors and vendor representatives.
      • Workshop assessments and visits to contractors’ and subcontractors’ premises.
  • CLOSING THE QUALITY IMPROVEMENT LOOP

      • PDCA cycle of continuous improvement.
      • Periodical surveillance meetings and follow-up of actions.
      • Feedback gathering and use for benchmarking.
      • Review of vendor documentation, approvals and updates.
      • Management of quality records.
      • Use of project non-conformances for improvement purposes.
      • Consolidation of project as-built documentation.
  • RISK MANAGEMENT

      • Risks and opportunities.
      • Risk identification methods.
      • Severity, probability and criticality.
      • Risk register: organization, owners, meetings and stakeholders.
      • Risk mitigation plan.
      • Example of contingency calculation.

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • manage project quality, the stakes involved and the benefits of feedback,
  • apply quality assurance, quality control, quality tools, human and material quality resources in the development of projects,
  • continuously improve project development methods to create added value for their company.

Ways & Means

  • Extensive use of examples from actual E&P projects.
  • Practical exercises: project objectives, surveillance plan, experience feedback, risk analysis.