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Effective Project Procurement Management, Planning and Control



This training programme will provide delegates with knowledge of project management by focusing on the major contemporary tools and techniques that are used in planning, monitoring, and controlling projects.
Delegates attending this course will develop techniques and approaches to enable them to balance initial costs with lifetime costs, deal with and meet deadlines and obtain the value for money.

Who should attend

Please be aware that the course is delivered in the Arabic language.
This practical and engaging programme is designed for directors and managers with project management responsibility and those dealing with project procurement. It ensures that all personnel are aware of the challenges and opportunities that exist in project procurement. The course will also be of great value to managers who will interact with procurement professionals.

10 days

London | £7200


Project and Portfolio Management

  • Portfolio, programme, and project management overview
  • Project feasibility studies
  • Managing matrix resources and creating a framework for planning and control

Project Management Risk Planning

  • Creating a plan to mitigate the project risks
  • Developing a project risk matrix
  • Creating a plan to respond quickly when things go wrong

Organising and Conducting Planning Meetings

  • Define the project scope
  • Create a breakdown of activities: duration, resource requirements and cost
  • Communicate the project plan to all stakeholders

Monitoring and Reviewing the Project

  • Finding the best scheduling techniques
  • Identifying milestones and preparing Gantt charts
  • Using network diagrams
  • Resource scheduling and availability

Controlling Project Progress

  • Measuring and reporting progress
  • Establishing a project dashboard
  • Earned value for tracking and forecasting time/cost

Life Cycle Costs

  • Capital and Operational (CapEX and OpEx) issues

Contingency Planning

  • Taking corrective actions
  • Expediting to manage deadlines
  • Procurement in urgent situations

Sourcing Processes

  • Best practice in tendering
  • Partnering to improve the effectiveness
  • When to outsource
  • Effective negotiation skills

Legal Issues

  • Preparing and understanding contracts
  • Penalties and incentives
  • Establishing key clauses


At the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • Identify applicable project planning techniques
  • Review risks and conduct risk analysis
  • Identify the best way to estimate the time and cost of the project
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders
  • Establish and use a project dashboard
  • Understand and manage the key issues associated with project procurement
  • Design strategies to ensure value for money
  • Creating a sourcing process 
  • Understating the legal issues of procurement management 


  • Communication
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Project Management