Mastering Construction & Engineering Project Management

(PMBOK® Guide and the Construction Extension)


This training webinar is based on the principles of the PMBOK® Guide and aims to introduce project managers to the best practices to be followed when managing projects in a Construction and Engineering environment.

It takes the delegate through the entire project life cycle from the Initial Briefing Phase, Concept Phase, Design Phase, Procurement Phase, Construction Phase and Close-out Phase.

Who is For?

Construction Project Managers, Regulatory agencies, Project staff in the Construction and Engineering Environment, Local Government Groups, Risk Management Specialists, Civil Engineers, Architects, Geotechnical Experts, Financial Specialists, Contractors, Construction Industry Tradesmen and Professionals with an interest in how to better manage Construction and Engineering projects as er the PMBOK guide 6thEdition and its Construction Extension will benefit from attending this accredited training webinar.


  • 24-26 July 2024


8:30 – 16:30 daily


3 CPD Points- ECSA
14.5 CPD Hours- SACPCMP
14.5 PDU Hours- PMI


R8490 + vat (Early Bird)
R8999 + vat (Standard)

Training objectives:

To provide practical guidance and promote effective:

  • Project assessment to support the evaluation of the feasibility of new products or services.
  • Identification and management of key deliverables to manage the achievement of project goals.
  • Stakeholder management in order to manage expectations and maintain support for the project.
  • Risks, assumptions, and constraints management to maintain an implementation strategy.
  • Risk management in order to manage the impact of threats and opportunities on the project.
  • Project charter approval to formalize the project manager authority and acceptance for the project.
  • Project requirements management in order to establish detailed project deliverables.
  • Subsidiary management plan development in order to manage all aspects influencing a project.
  • Project management plan approval and implementation to meet project requirements.
  • Change control and corrective action management to ensure project goals and business needs
  • Information management in order to keep stakeholders engaged and informed.
  • Project performance management in order to manage any variances and corrective actions.
  • Lessons learned management in order to enable continuous improvement.
  • Final project acceptance in order to confirm that project scope and deliverables were achieved.
  • Financial, legal, and administrative closure in order ensure transfer of liability.
  • Project documents and materials archiving for potential use in future projects and audits.

Why should you attend?

Attending this training webinar will help you ensure that the jobs are allocated to the right people, and
they accomplish it at the right time.
It will enable proper project management all through the lifecycle of the project.
It will support with the management of all aspects of your construction project, from planning to scheduling to budgeting to execution.

Day 1

Session 1:

  1. Welcome and introduction
  2. Project Management Terminology
    • Project Management
    • Portfolios, Programs, and Projects
    • Project Life Cycles
    • Factors influencing Projects
    • Project Success
    • Operations and Projects.
    • The PMBOK® Guide
    • The Construction Extension
  3. Project
    • What is a Stakeholder?
    • Project Sponsor
    • Portfolio Manager
    • Program Manager
    • Project Manager
    • Project Team
    • Project Management Office (PMO)
    • Other Stakeholders
  4. Project Needs &
    • Where do projects originate from?
    • Project Needs
    • Project Objectives
    • Project Requirements
    • Project Selection Methods
    • Progressive Elaboration
    • Lessons Learned
  5. Project initiation / Concept /Feasibility
    • Overview
    • Project Statement of Work.
    • Business Case
    • Project Charter
    • Stakeholder Register
    • Lessons Learned
    • Review Questions
  1. Project Planning and Estimating
    • Overview of project planning
    • Analogous estimating
    • Parametric estimating
    • Delphi estimating
    • Bottom-up estimating
    • Three-point estimating
    • Reserve Analysis
    • Cost of Quality

 Session 2:

  1. Scope Management Planning
    • Scope planning overview.
    • Scope management plan
    • Requirements management plan.
    • Requirements documentation
    • Requirements traceability matrix
    • Project scope statement
    • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS).
    • WBS dictionary
    • Techniques that can be used.
    • Lessons Learned
    • Exercise.


Day 2

Session 3:

  1. Time Management Planning
    • Overview
    • Schedule management plan
    • List of activities.
    • Develop a network diagram
    • Develop a project scheduleule
    • Lessons learned
    • Exercise
  2. Cost Management Planning
    • Overview
    • Terminology
    • Project funding requirements
    • Funding limit reconciliation
    • Cost management plan
    • Cost estimations
    • Project budget
    • Lessons learned
    • Exercise
  3. Quality Management Planning
    • Quality
    • Quality basics
    • Quality management plan.
    • Quality standards
    • Quality Metrics
    • Quality checklist
    • Process improvement plan
    • Lessons learned
    • Exercise

Session 4:

  1. Human Resources Management Planning
    • Overview
    • Organizational Structures
    • HR management plan
    • Role and responsibility descriptions
    • Organizational Charts
    • Staffing Management Plan
    • Training Plan
    • Staff release plan
    • Lessons learned
    • Exercise
  2. Communications Management Planning
    • Overview
    • Communication management basics.
    • Techniques
    • Project communications management plan.
    • Lessons learned
    • Exercise
  3. Risk Management Planning
    • Overview
    • Risk management terminology
    • Risk Management plan
    • Identified risks.
    • Risk register
    • Risk responses
    • Lessons learned
    • Exercise


Day 3

Session 5:

  1. Procurement Management Planning
    • Overview
    • Procurement management terminology.
    • Contract Types
    • Project Delivery Methods
    • Procurement Management Plan
    • Make-or-buy decisions
    • Procurement Statement of Work
    • Supplier Selection Criteria
    • Lessons learned
    • Exercise
  2. Stakeholder Management Planning
    • Overview
    • Stakeholder Management Plan.
    • Lessons learned
    • Exercise
  3. Safety Management Planning
    • Overview
    • Techniques
  4. Environmental Management Planning
    • Overview
    • Techniques
  5. Financial Management Planning
    • Overview
    • Techniques
  6. Project Integration Management
    • Overview
    • Project Management plan
    • Other projects documents
    • Lessons learned
    • Exercise
  7. Execution / Construction
    • Overview of project execution /construction
    • Direct and Manage Project Work
    • Perform Quality Assurance
    • Acquire, develop and manage Project Team
    • Conduct Procurement
    • Manage Stakeholder Agreement
    • Perform Safety Assurance
    • Perform Environmental Assurance

Session 6:

  1. Monitoring and Controlling
    • Overview of project monitoring and controlling
    • Tracking progress and determining variances
    • Earned Value Management
    • Progress reporting
    • Change Control
    • Control communications
    • Control risks
    • Control procurement
    • Control stakeholder engagement
    • Control Safety
    • Control Environmental Impact.
    • Control Finances
    • Project Health
    • Lessons learned
    • Exercise
  2. Project close-out
    • Overview of Close-out.
    • Contractual close-out.
    • Close-out project or phase
    • Lessons
    • Exercise


How Much?

Early Bird: R8490 + vat
Standard: R8999 + vat


Date: 24-26 July 2024
Time: 08:00am 16:30pm


3-5: 5% off
6-10: 10% off
+11: 15% off


This is a 3-day interactive training webinar on Mastering Construction & Engineering Project Management, based on the PMBOK Guide 7th Edition, Process Groups: A Practice Guide(2022 edition) and the Construction Extension to the PMBOK® Guide (2016 edition).

Presented by, Dave Fourie PMP

The training is accredited with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) with 2 CPD Points &
the South African Council for Project and Construction Management Professionals (SACPCMP) with 14.5 CPD Hours

Catering services will be offered by UBER Eats- Delegates to receive meal vouchers Daily, provided Uber Eats is available in your area*

What Do I Need?

Each delegate will need the following to attend:

  • Steady Internet connection for the duration of the training
  • Laptop / PC / Smart Phone and Power supply (Charger)
  • Zoom Meeting Software installed onto your laptop /
  • PC / Smart Phone
  • Quiet Space

Preferable but not compulsory:

  • Headset / Ear Phones to clearly hear the facilitator

About The Trainer?

Having been a practicing consultant in project management for more than twenty-five years, Dave Fourie’s long career in program and project management brought him in contact with various project management methodologies and best practices in private as well as public organisations. Dave brings his theoretical knowledge linked to vast practical experience Into the training environment with a genuine desire to assist delegates in becoming practicing project management professionals. Certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP), Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O), Managing Successful Programs (MSP) and in PRINCE2.

Terms & Conditions

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