Project Management Practitioner


(Project Management)

Outstanding Features

    This intensive 5-day course is aimed at experienced Project Managers whom are looking to take their foundational knowledge of project management to the next level.

    The course challenges students to learn how to tailor best practice and processes to address specific project needs and problems.

    The focus will be on using interpretative skills to seek the best possible technical and commercial outcomes for project delivery in the oil and gas industry.

Course Overview

    This course assumes a basic knowledge of the project management discipline and discusses in depth all of the key concepts and knowledge required by an entry-level practitioner. It aims to give the student all the working knowledge needed by a working project manager.

Target Audience

    Entry level Project Management Practitioners.

You Will Learn How to

    Upon successful completion of this course, you will learn how to:

    Interpret organizational and project structures and their relationships. Explain project life cycles, outline contexts and environments in which projects can be delivered recognize your role in the governance of project management and the use of structured methodologies.

    Identify the use of appropriate communication within project management apply the principles of leadership and teamwork in a project environment, be motivated to plan for success undertake project scope management.

    Describe schedule and resource management connect with the role project procurement and its interfaces with the project management team recognise and interpret risk management and issue management outline project quality management.


  • Organisational and Project Structures
  • Project Life Cycle
  • The Project Environment in context
  • Project Governance Communication and Project Management Leadership
  • Teamwork Planning Project
  • Scope Management Schedule and Resource Management
  • Procurement Risk and issue Management Project Quality

Course Details

    Day 1

    Structure of organizations and projects distinguish between different types of organsational structures responsibility. Assignment Matrix Roles and responsibilities of project sponsor, project manager, team members, project steering group, users relationship between project sponsor and manager functions and benefits of project office Project life cycle. Project life cycle phases difference between project life cycle and extended life cycle sharing knowledge benefits of conducting reviews.

    Day 2

    Project contexts and environments. Project context, environmental factors use of PESTLE, SWOT difference between project and business as usual characteristics of programme management challenges of programme management situations where portfolio management is used to distinguish between project management and portfolio and programme management Health safety and environmental legislation.

    Governance Principles of governance of project management Methods and procedures to support governance advantages of using structured methodologies.

    Day 3

    Communication plan, barriers to communication importance of effective communication Conflict Management Negotiation Leadership and Teamwork Impact of leadership Situational Leadership approach Creation and management of teams.

    Day 4

    Planning for Success Business case, ownership, authorship benefits management Information management project management plan, authorship, approval project management plan contents estimating earned value management earned value calculations and interpret earned value data stakeholder management use of payback, internal rate of return and net present value project reporting cycle scope Management Product Breakdown Structure (PBS), Work Breakdown Structure (WBS).

    Configuration Requirements Change control, links with configuration Schedule and resource management Project scheduling categories and types of resources Resource smoothing and leveling financial and cost management budget and cost control.

    Day 5

    Procurement Supplier relationships contracts supplier selection. Project risk management and issue management Risk management process risk as threat and opportunity benefits of risk management distinguish between a risk and an issue escalation. Project Quality Management Describe quality management quality planning, assurance, control and continual improvement.

Course Length

5 Days

Course Director

Peter Benton


Upon completion of this course, you will receive a Worley Academy Certificate of Completion.

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