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Introduction to Integrated Project Planning and Control

Learn to deliver projects on time and on budget through proven control and communication strategies.
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Overview
Learn to deliver projects on time and on budget through proven control and communication strategies.

Projects are often large investments impacting a variety of stakeholders and systems. On most engineering projects, scope, cost, and time pressures are almost inevitable. At any stage of a project, tools to plan, schedule and maintain control are essential for managing these challenges and delivering on time and on budget.

In this course, you'll apply integrated project planning and control practices to improve communication and efficiency. You'll see things from the perspective of both owners and contractors.

In this introductory course, you'll learn how to:
•    plan with a high level of strategic thinking that considers stakeholder expectations and risk
•    model the plan with a schedule, including required resources and data structures for reporting
•    control your projects with a continual performance feedback loop

Details
Price
$722.50
EA members
$850
Non-members

EA members get 15% off on selected workshops and training. Not a member? Sign up now

Duration
1 Day
Price
$649
EA members
$763.53
Non-members

EA members get 15% off on selected workshops and training. Not a member? Sign up now

Any questions?

Duration
8 Hours
Location & dates
Online
Additional Information

Please register at least two weeks before the scheduled course start date.

We can customise this course for groups of six or more.

You choose the time, place, duration and format.

Find out how we can help you and your team by clicking on the button below to request a quote or calling us directly on +61 3 9321 1700.

Duration
Customisable
Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the difference between project planning, scheduling and control.
  • Understand how project planning and control practices to improve project outcomes.
  • Apply project controls to reduce project risk and overcome 'optimism bias'.
  • Establish a project baseline and use it to measure performance. 
  • Understand the performance feedback cycle—Plan, Do, Check, Act—for feedback and continuous improvement. 
  • How to control changes to the project baseline
Is this course for you?

Is this course for you?

This course is relevant to all personnel involved in projects across all industries and engineering disciplines.

Roles include:

  • project management
  • contract management
  • risk management
  • project controls
  • planning and scheduling
  • project accounting.

The course is also suitable for government professionals, owners, contractors, accountants, architects, contract managers, commercial managers, procurement managers and consultants.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Topics we'll cover

Topics we'll cover

  • Introduction to projects
  • Project risk management and decision making
  • Project communication
  • Establishing the project baseline
  • The performance feedback cycle
  • Project baseline change management
Towards chartered

Towards chartered

Take this course to build skills and knowledge in the following Engineers Australia Chartered status competencies*:

5. Engage with the relevant community and stakeholders
6. Identify, assess and manage risks
7. Meet legal and regulatory requirements
8. Communication
9. Performance
12. Advanced engineering knowledge
13. Local engineering knowledge
16. Evaluation

Learn more about Chartered Status

*Completing this course does not automatically guarantee you a competency. However, you will gain the base knowledge you need to develop these specific Chartered competencies.

Facilitator
Laurie Bowman FIEAust CPEng EngExec
Testimonials

Great topic and great resource speaker Laurie with expert advice and great insights of the subject matter.

2021 Participant of a webinar hosted by Laurie Bowman

Excellent presentation and training. Laurie was engaging and felt very approachable.

2021 Participant of a webinar hosted by Laurie Bowman
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