Introduction to Project Management (Oil and Gas Industry)

Instructor : Derek Bell РDerek Bell & Association  (view profile)

Upcoming Session : Yogyakarta, 25-27 August 2014

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Project management for oil and gas projects comes with a unique set of challenges that include the management of science, technology, and engineering aspects. It addresses technical and managerial aspects of projects and illustrates the concepts with case examples of applications of project management tools and techniques to real-life project scenarios that can serve as lessons learned for best practices.

Key learning points include:

  • To understand the link between organisation strategy and projects
  • To be able to manage Stakeholders involved in a project
  • To appreciate the difference between planning and scheduling
  • Using Work Breakdown Structures to break a project down into manageable sections
  • To understand and apply estimating techniques and critical path analysis
  • To understand the importance of Risk Management and how to set up an appropriate Quality Management approach for a project
  • To understand the importance of the control cycle in managing projects
  • To learn key lessons and critical success factors extracted from extensive benchmarking of projects, for successful delivery of projects in this industry

Who Should Attend ?

  • This programme is essential to the following roles:
  • Project managers, program managers
  • Project team leaders
  • Project team members
  • Project sponsors and managers
  • Purchasing and procurement managers who will be supporting projects
  • Contractors and consultants contributing to projects
  • Operational staff who need to interface with projects or represent the operational perspective on a project
  • HSE staff interfacing with project activities
  • Governance and auditors who will be reviewing or auditing project performance


How You Will Benefit

  • Learn multiple aspects of managing projects in a stage-gated environment
  • Learn the techniques of documenting project risks, assumptions and constraints and ongoing management of project risk throughout the project life-cycle
  • Become skilled at identifying and performing stakeholder analysis and engagement
  • Learn how to develop a comprehensive WBS and create a project charter
  • Get skills to determine the critical path of a project
  • Learn how to staff your project for optimum results
  • Become skilled in executing, monitoring and controlling the tasks defined in your project plan
  • Understand how to apply lessons learned from the industry to improve project success