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Project Management Essentials for Engineers & Other BEP Professionals


Your technical competence, along with your management skills, will determine how far you can go in your career. This course will help you observe the three stages of a project, acquire knowledge in nine project management areas, and apply management techniques to the unique challenges in your own projects.


Why Should an Individual Attend?

  • Improve engineering and service discipline work experience
  • Use execution plans to integrate the work
  • Effectively employ cost and schedule control tools


The learning outcomes for this course are:
  • Understanding the fundamentals of engineering project management
  • Key project management skills needed to maximise project performance
  • Planning, organising, implementing, and controlling engineering projects
  • Managing engineering projects risks
  • Engineering project scheduling and progress measurement techniques

Program Outline

  • Engineering Project Fundamentals

    • Key project terms and definitions
    • The engineering project life cycle
    • Engineering project complexity factors
    • Understanding project environment & context
    • Defining engineering project scope
    • Key financial concepts

  • Engineering Project Planning & Organising
    • Identify objectives & prioritising goals
    • Engineering project planning methods
    • Developing work & cost breakdown structures
    • Project management roles & responsibilities
    • Project estimating techniques
    • Project scheduling methods

  • Performance & Progress Measurement 

    • Measuring projects for success
    • Project management success factors
    • Project monitoring & reporting methods
    • Key performance indicators
    • Performance measurement (earned value management)
    • The time-cost trade-off

  • Engineering Project Leadership

    • Project interface management
    • Team building & the team development cycle
    • Communication, delegation, and motivation skills
    • Running effective project meetings
    • Managing stakeholder expectations
    • Successfully closing engineering projects

Who Should Attend?

  • Technical Assistants
  • Procurement Managers and Asset Managers
  • Cost Estimators and Project Planners
  • Project Engineers and Discipline Engineers
  • Project Managers and Contract Managers
  • Quality Assurance Managers
Type: Online
CPD Points: 1
Coordinator: Blessings Banda
R 3 454.00 excl. VAT
R 3 972.10 incl. VAT
  • Virtual Classroom Training, Online
  • Thu 18 July 2024  08:30 to 16:30
  • Validation Number:CESA-2220-01/2027
  • Virtual Classroom Training, Online
  • Thu 31 October 2024  08:30 to 16:30
  • Validation Number:CESA-2220-01/2027