Oil & Gas Training
and Competency Development
Competency Management system SLB NEXT

O&G Professionals Project Management Overview

This two-day interactive course examines project management in a variety of global business settings focusing primarily on the Oil & Gas Industry. Included are project management methodologies and processes as well best practices aimed at managing the total enterprise. Through a project management approach, corporate and organizational strategies are translated into project-level, value-adding elements of a company's project portfolio. This course puts emphasis and provides practical application for PM’s managing projects in the Oil & Gas Industry, typically with large budgets and sizeable staff, focused on meeting project commitments, including communications with sponsors & stakeholders. The majority of the course focuses on project management responsibilities.

Day 1

Overview of PM Process

  • Project Attributes and Characteristics
  • Project, Program & Portfolio Management
  • PM process and Project ConstraintsProject Lifecycle phases

Project Manager

  • Role and Expectations
  • Understanding Boundaries of Authority
  • Understanding Project Governance

Project Integration Management

  • Project Charter / SOW
  • Project ScopeMonitoring Project Execution
  • Integrated Change Control ProcessProject

Stakeholder Management

  • Managing Stakeholders in a Globally distributed Project
  • Stakeholder Communication within a Project Team

Principles of Project Information and Communication

  • Information Management Strategy
  • Managing and Communicating ComplexityCollaboration
  • Communicate Extensively

Case Study and Exercises

Day 2

Principles of Project Information and Communication

  • Communication Considerations
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Negotiating Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills

Project Time Management

  • Activity Definition & Sequencing
  • Resource Estimating & Management
  • Activity Duration Estimating
  • Project Schedule & Control

Project Cost Management

  • Cost Estimating Tools and Techniques
  • Cost Budgeting 
  • Cost Control
  • Earned Value Management (EVM)

Project Quality Management

  • Quality Management Concepts
  • Planning for Quality
  • Quality Planning Tools and Techniques
  • Continuous Improvement

Project Risk Management

  • Risk Management Planning
  • Risk Identification
  • Risk Quantification
  • Risk Response & Control

Understanding Principles of Human Resources

  • Human Resource Practices
  • Organization Charts and Position Descriptions
  • Resource Alignment & Effective Team Management

Case Study and Exercises

Learning activity mix

Program is best suited for Specialist, Section Head and Managers covering line and project roles working in Projects, Technology, Engineering, Operations, Maintenance, and Procurement Teams.


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