Essential Project Management Skills in Public and Private Sector

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  • Start Date

    08 Jun, 2020

  • End Date

    19 Jun, 2020

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Event Details

This hands-on course uses computer simulation to enable you to manage a sample project, gaining first-hand experience of the essential tools and techniques of successful project management.



What is a Project

  • Defining a project
  • What makes project management different from other managements
  • Typical different project phases and their deliverables
  • The role of the project management
  • The skills of the project manager


Project Planning

  • The role and purpose of Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • How to develop a project WBS
  • The role and purpose of network diagrams
  • How to draw a project network diagram
  • How to draw a project network diagram
  • How to identify the project Critical Path (CP)
  • How to calculate project float or slacks
  • Using project float to eliminate resource over-allocation


Project Strategy

  • What we mean by project strategy
  • Strategic alternatives
  • The importance of setting clean project objectives
  • How to prepare a project strategy
  • Project economic appraisal
  • The secrets of getting your project approved


FOR WHOM: Project Managers, Mechanical Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Exploration Petroleum, Engineers, Production Managers, Accountants, Auditors, Financial Managers and others who perform related functions in the Oil and Gas Sector.



The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.



2 Weeks:         8th– 19th June, 2020

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Start Date End Date
08 Jun, 2020 19 Jun, 2020
  • Venue

    SunLodge Hotel, Off Achimota - Circle Road behind the Shell Filling Station at No. 76, 4th Road (Saxel Estates) Tesano – Accra, Ghana

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