Managing Construction Projects

Gestion de projet de construction

Description

In an environment ruled by competition and performance, managers must increasingly use new tools to improve planning and control of their project activities and resources. Managing Construction Projects is a course that perovides straightforward and comprehensive training in project management.

This course presents an easy to use methodology to drive projects effectively and quickly in the field of construction. This methodology is supplemented by practical and operational advice to ensure that project managers do not forget anything.

We have included a section that enables project leaders to organize communication and manage stakeholder behaviour in order to successfully complete the project under winning conditions.

The course book provided contains document templates for managing all aspects of a project, from the structure to communication, planning and risk analysis, as well as project assessment.

Target audience

All managers and administrators and their teams who have to lead administration, management, operation or production projects.

Course plan

Day 1

  • Rationale for the methodology used: why manage, key stakes, key factors, success factors, lessons learned;
  • Project manager roles and responsibilities;
  • Principles of project management methodology: breakdown of major activities (design, planning and control), levels of involvement (strategic, tactical and operational), typical project cycle and structure, benefit of the methodology;
  • Strategic planning in project management.

Day 2

  • Tactical planning: overall plan, risk analysis, estimating and timeline;
  • Operational planning: the detailed plan;
  • Operational control: progress metrics, earned value and individual review;
  • Tactical control: projects committee, change requests, progress reports;
  • Strategic control: executive committee;
  • Data entry method;
  • Interpreting results;
  • Filter analysis;
  • Graphic presentation and report production;
  • Using GANTT charts and PERT diagrams;
  • Change management;
  • The communication plan with management and the committees involved;
  • Choosing monitoring tools.

Objectives

  • Identify the various elements required to define a project as a whole;
  • Identify the steps to plan a project (scope, time, resources, costs);
  • Identify the steps for project monitoring and control;
  • Recognize the importance of the human factor in project management;
  • Learn from the experience of our people in this area through concrete examples;
  • Be able to design, plan, monitor and control all aspects of a construction or renovation project;
  • Reduce timelines and costs through better planning and risk management;
  • Enable managers or projects leaders to manage autonomously from the beginning of work to the end (including back charges and deductions) (tips and tricks section).

Duration

2 days.

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