Professional Course

Petroleum Project Changes and Claims Workshop - PPCC

PetroSkills, In Houston
3 days
3 days

Course description

Petroleum Project Changes and Claims Workshop - PPCC

This course will cover all key aspects of project changes and claims encountered throughout a project lifecycle. The focus will be on how to manage and control changes, take steps to prevent disputes and claims, and how to prepare claims. Different contract types will also be covered along with the required terms and conditions for project changes, disputes and claims.

This course will not follow the traditional lecture-style format, instead it will be an interactive hands-on workshop where after a brief slide presentation for each agenda topic the participants will work on several real-life case study scenarios directly related to the selected topics. The workshop will cover both onshore and offshore projects.

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Who should attend?

Project managers, project controls managers, project engineers, discipline leads, procurement managers, contract managers, and construction managers and supervisors working on large onshore or offshore oil and gas projects.

Training content

  • What causes change on a project and can change be avoided
  • Change management and controls
  • Cost and schedule management of changes using earned value
  • Types of contracts and relevant terms and conditions - from tender to award
  • Negotiation techniques and alternative dispute resolution
  • How to avoid disputes on a project
  • Types of project claims and their characteristics
  • Claims prevention
  • Claims preparation
  • Case Study Problems - will cover topics listed in the agenda and will include both onshore and offshore scope

Certification / Credits

  • What causes changes, disputes and claims on a project
  • How to manage changes to minimize their impact on project scope, cost and schedule
  • How to control the cost and schedule impact on a project using earned value
  • An overview of contract types, negotiations and alternate dispute resolutions
  • Key steps to take for claim prevention
  • How to prepare a claim - type of claim, main elements, and the PMT role


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