Applying Project Control

An Intensive 5-day Training Course

Applying Project Control

Ensuring Successful Project Delivery
Through Optimised Control

Applying Project Control

Scheduled Dates


22 - 26 Apr 2024 London - UK $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT
22 - 26 Jul 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT
12 - 16 Aug 2024 Geneva - Switzerland $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT
19 - 23 Aug 2024 London - UK $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT
09 - 13 Sep 2024 Barcelona - Spain $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT
23 - 27 Sep 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT
21 - 25 Oct 2024 Miami - USA $6,950 RESERVE A SEAT
04 - 08 Nov 2024 London - UK $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT
16 - 20 Dec 2024 Geneva - Switzerland $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT
20 - 24 Jan 2025 Paris - France $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT

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Why Choose this Training Course?

In today’s fast-paced world of project delivery, project controls are the support network that enable the project to truly deliver and deliver well. In this engaging and interactive competence-led project controls training course, we establish the need for project organisations to recognise the value provided by the essential support mechanism that is known as Project Shared Services or Project Controls. It’s already well known that in order for organisations to successfully achieve project objectives, the relevant project information must be imparted with accountability and any responsibilities made clear.

The core Project Controls disciplines are the root of this support and each will be comprehensively covered during this PetroKnowledge training course, which will feature:

  • A sound foundation in Project Control tools and techniques
  • Interactive exercises to reveal the mysteries of planning and control
  • An introduction to the principles of project management techniques
  • A good level of knowledge in relation to risk management and ownership
  • A solid introduction to the supporting role that Project Controls plays in assisting delivery of projects, including planning and scheduling, teamwork, procurement, communications, document control, quality management, resource management, risk management, handover and review

What are the Goals?

The aim of this PetroKnowledge training course is to provide a holistic overview of projects and the role that project controls play in supporting the project to be delivered successfully.

By the end of this training course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the value of project control to project success and improve the project team's contribution to the project performance
  • Perform many of the key project control processes and techniques
  • Appreciate the integration of procurement with relation to budget and schedules on projects
  • Contribute to a positive culture for project controls in the project team
  • Review effectiveness of measures for controlling risks

Who is this Training Course for?

The target audience is employees with experience in engineering or projects who are either new to project control, or are being prepared for project control roles, or who require a refresher overview of project control principles.

This training course is particularly suitable for:

  • Project and Discipline Engineers
  • Planning Engineers
  • Cost Engineers
  • Quantity Surveyors
  • Document Controllers
  • To those who would like to learn how projects are planned and controlled in industry

How will this Training Course be Presented?

This PetroKnowledge training course will utilise a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. This includes:

  • Training provided via in an interactive format via facilitation and in-class learning sessions
  • Consistent use of both individual and group exercises
  • Good use of a case studies /scenario studies to reinforce learnings
  • Glossary of relevant terms for Project Management provided and referred to throughout to ensure competency descriptors are understood

Daily Agenda

Day One: Planning Projects for Optimum Control
  • Projects vs. Programs
  • Establishing Project Control Parameters
  • Structuring the Project Management Plan
  • Engaging Project Stakeholders
  • Ensuring Project Scope Clarity
Day Two: Project Scheduling and Change Control
  • Developing Realistic Project Schedules
  • The Time and Cost Trade-off
  • Compressing Schedules and applying Resource Levelling
  • Developing Project Control Systems
  • Managing Change
Day Three: Controlling Project Risks
  • Qualitative Risk Analysis Techniques
  • Quantitative Risk Analysis Techniques
  • Risk Prioritization
  • Risk Response Planning
  • Risk Control and Alternative Responses
Day Four: Project Progress Monitoring and Control
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • Earned Value Management
  • Project Integrity Management
  • Predictive Control Techniques
  • Project Handover & Close-out
Day Five: Project Interface and Resource Control
  • Project Interface Management
  • Managing Resources through Effective Influence & Persuasion
  • Improving Communication, Motivation & Productivity
  • Alternative Project Management Methods
  • Lean Construction Management


  • On successful completion of this Training Course / Online Training Course, a PetroKnowledge Certificate / E-Certificate will be awarded to the delegates.
  • On successful completion of this PetroKnowledge training course, Certificate with eligible Professional Development Units (PDUs) / Contact Hours from Project Management Institute (PMI®), will be awarded to the delegates


PMI® Registered Training Courses

The Registered Education Provider (R.E.P. ID:4349) status with the Project Management Institute (PMI®) enables PetroKnowledge to issue applicable Professional Development Hours/Units (PDHs/PDUs) to participants on our Project Management oriented training courses, to help them achieve or maintain PMI® professional credentials.
The PMI® Registered Education Provider logo is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
  • You may also get in touch with our Registration Team on
    +971 50 981 7386 | +971 2 557 7389 or send an email to

  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
  • Invoices will be sent via email/courier to the ID/name and address provided.
  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

Upon successful registration online, enrolment on the respective training course will be confirmed by Registration Team by e-mail along with the invoice and joining instruction.

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