Our training is delivered by contract management & claims management experts recognized for their skills and expertise in project management, in France and Internationally, with a specialization in project control.


Training objectives: 

  • 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.

Learning outcome:
At the end of this training, each participant will be able to contribute to good contract management practices.

This training is intended for project managers and all resources involved in a project.

The fundamentals of project management.

Teaching Materials:
Each participant will be provided with a PC with Primavera P6 or MS Project installed. All participants will be provided with training materials at the beginning of the course. This training includes a theoretical part, as well as several practical case studies so that you can improve your skills. This training includes also a case study.

Evaluation methods:
Evaluation of the acquired knowledge via exercises, self-evaluation and end-of-training certificate.


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