Effective Skills



  • To identify the tools & methods for project management;

  • To master the skills required for project management;

  • To identify & formalize the assignment and the expected results of a project;

  • To know how to structure, plan, analyze the risks, supervise, monitor & coordinate the various stakeholders;

  • To monitor a project;

  • To manage a Project Team.


       Project Managers, Project Engineers, Owners, Project Superintendents.

DURATION : 4 days

At your request, this training course can be customized to your own environment, extended through assistance in the implementation of your projects.


Course content

I General

  • Terminology: deadlines, duration, workload, etc.

  • Organizations;

  • Project life cycles;

  • Some methods : PMI, Prince 2, 6 Sigma, ...

  • Encountered difficulties.

II. Tools

  • Tools for continuous improvement;

  • Tools to define objectives;

  • Tools to identify & decide;

  • Tools to research & analyze the blocking points;

  • Tools to imagine and choose solutions;

  • Tools to plan and implement;

  • Project management guideline.

III. Project Manager

  • Project Manager?

  • Strengths & weaknesses;

  • Required skills.

IV. Project mission

  • Methodology to define the project requirements;

  • Formalization & validation of the mission;

  • Identification of the objectives;

  • Formalization of these objectives & validation by the stakeholders.

Case study

V Stakeholders

  • Definition of the project customers & suppliers;

  • Roles & commitments;

  • RAM;

  • Communication.

Case study

VI. Project planning

  • Organization of the activities: WBS, PBS, OBS, RBS, CBS, GBS;

  • Identification of the tasks & scheduling;

  • Estimate;

  • Risk Analysis;

  • List of actors and their assignment;

  • Resolving workload conflicts;

  • Project budget;

  • Communication of the project objectives;

  • Validation of the baseline plan.

Case study

VII. Control process

  • Project status control definition;

  • Control methods definition: quality;deadlines, workload and costs;

  • Project information system definition;

  • Implementing the customized reports.

Case study

VIII. Monitoring the project

  • Controls & meetings frequency;

  • Project data acquisition;

  • Progress analysis: quality, delays, workload & costs;

  • Dash Boards;

  • Proposals of solutions to the steering committee;

  • Decision implementation;

  • Closing the project;

  • Capitalizing the experiment.

Case study

IX. Managing the project team

  • Project leadership;

  • Delegation;

  • Negotiation;

  • Communication.