Applying Project Control

An Intensive 5-Day Training Course

Applying Project Control

Project Monitoring, Reporting & Control

PMI® Registered training
PMI® Registered training

Scheduled Dates

24 - 28 Jul 2023 Dubai - UAE $5,950
06 - 10 Nov 2023 Muscat - Oman $5,950
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Why Choose this Training Course?

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?

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?

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?

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: Defining How Project Controls Support Delivery of Projects

  • Explore the fundamentals of projects and project management
  • Understand how Project Controls best sits within a project organisation
  • Learn about different organisation structures and how they can impact upon a project
  • Define success criteria and KPI’s of your case-study project
  • Familiarise yourself with the benefits of following a Project Life Cycle
  • Recognise the need for a solid project Change Control process

Day Two: Project Management Integration

  • Understand the benefits of using a project team approach
  • Recognise how the project team can be evaluated and utilised to best advantage
  • Learn the importance of communication and of consistent interactions with project personnel
  • Identify who stakeholders are and how they may impact upon the project
  • Understand the need to engage with the stakeholders and plan to manage them
  • Discuss document control procedures and specifications
  • Understand the importance of Information Management

Day Three: Preparation is Key

  • Gain an understanding of project requirements & how to capture them
  • Develop the work breakdown structures (WBS) and use with RAM and RACI tools
  • Develop the project budget & a cost control process
  • Understand the different estimation types and where they should best be applied
  • Learn Critical Path & Schedule Development
  • Understand the importance of Project cost management and cost control
  • Know when we need to consider a Time-Cost-Scope trade-off
  • Learn how to consider planning and scheduling with limited resources

Day Four: Recognise that Projects can be Impacted Upon

  • Gain an understanding of Project procurement & sub-contractor management
  • Find out about contract types according to risk distribution
  • Find out how subcontract management relates to other disciplines
  • Learn how subcontract management is best managed
  • Learn about Project Risk and Contingency Analysis
  • Understand how Risk Mitigation can save the project from potential failure
  • Learn about Project control reporting

Day Five: Planning for Success 

  • Understand about project quality management and the different quality tools
  • Learn the importance of good Job-Site management in the workplace
  • Develop your skills in relation to Project Cost and Schedule Recovery Techniques
  • Prepare for a good project handover
  • Understand what’s involved in project closure
  • Learn about project lessons learned – how they should be captured and how to use them for best practice


  • On successful completion of this training course, a PetroKnowledge 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 Course

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.

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  • 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.
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When and how do I arrange payments?

  • 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.

When should I expect to receive confirmation of registration?

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