The ``Fundamentals of Project Management`` course gives you a better understanding of how project management works.

It’s a way of working that aims to structure, control and optimize the smooth running of complex projects, and to acquire the main project management methods. Master the Key Stages in just one day!


7 hours - 1 day

Place of training

Massy near to Paris
Possibility of remote learning


The objectives of this training are to acquire good contract management practices.

  • Identify the fundamentals of contract management and claims management practices,
  • control the life cycle of your contract, identify the risks and deficiencies of the contract,
  • implement the contract strategy from the project starting, analyse and act on the interactions between project management and contract management.


Day 1 Introduction

Introduction and Generalities :

  • What is complex project management?
  • The interactions between project management and contract management
  • Identify the life cycle and the different phases of a project
  • The tools of project management and contract administration
  • Defining the scope of your projects – organization and hierarchical division
  • The importance of the Project Management Plan
  • Deployment of processes and document management
  • Case Studies

Cost and Schedule Management :

  • Cost and schedule management
  • Estimating durations and workloads to assess human stakes: analytical method, expert judgment.
  • Sequencing tasks: PERT network, Gantt chart: free float, total float, critical path.
  • Planning and smoothing of resources.
  • Estimating project costs and developing budgets
  • Performance analysis using EVM
    Case studies

Quality Management:

  • Knowing the acceptance criteria in a project
  • Removing non-conformities from projects
  • Implement quality procedures to eliminate conflicts and inconsistencies
  • Establish quality-related reviews and feedback

Risk Management:

  • The challenges of risk and opportunity management planning
  • Identification of risks: gathering information, bringing together those who know
  • Qualitative analysis: description and categorization of risks, evaluation of probability and impact of risk.
  • Quantitative analysis: evaluation and matrix of risk probability and impact, criticality, risk modeling.
  • Monte Carlo simulations and analysis of pre and post mitigation scenarios
  • Risk monitoring and control: risk audit, gap and trend analysis, performance measurement.
  • Case studies

Management and Communication:

  • Organizing your projects and managing / monitoring your teams
  • Leading a project team
  • Planning communication: communication methods and models
  • Disseminating information and reporting: what frequency and method of reporting?
  • Managing, negotiating and managing conflicts: divergences, tensions, blockages, conflicts, …


Duration : 3 days – 21 hours

Dates : contact us

Price : Please contact us for a quote request

Place of training:

  • Massy near to Paris
  • Possibility of remote learning

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