SC-004: EPC Project Controls

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This 2 day course will focus on providing the fundamentals of schedule, budget,  risk development, analysis, and control as they apply to modern project management in all environments. These classes are designed to integrate industry best practices & real project experiences with the academia side.

Workshop Description

This course uniquely examines the various methods used for controlling the implementation of any project. The key elements of control systems are discussed before moving on to review the methods of monitoring progress. The use of cost and earned value management techniques is a major focus. The application of proper change control is covered, together with configuration management, including the management of information throughout the life of the project.

Who Should Attend

This course will be beneficial to those involved in one or more functions related to managing and controlling capital projects; including project management, project controls, cost engineering, estimating, scheduling, etc.

Learning Objectives

The following topics will be covered in greater detail throughout the course:

  • Defining a project and project control terminology
  • Organisational structures
  • Project management organization
  • The business case
  • Project life cycles and change control
  • Risk analysis and management
  • Project control procedures
  • Document control and communication
  • Project procurement and sub-contractor management
  • Budget and cost management
  • Planning and scheduling
  • Cost control and monitoring
  • Work breakdown structures

Delivery Approach and Methodology

A combination of lecture, examples, and interactive sessions will be utilized; providing the attendees with an opportunity to engage in discussions and to participate in an effective learning experience. You will be encouraged to contribute experiences and ideas that promote discussion and understanding of course concepts.

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