Project management

Project monitoring & control

Once your project is scheduled it must be actively monitored and controlled to ensure it delivers the required scope within its time, cost and quality constraints.

1 day

Members: £550 + VAT
Non-members: £650 + VAT

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Project monitoring & control


£550.00 Plus vat
Non Members:
£650.00 Plus vat


Once your project is scheduled it must be actively monitored and controlled to ensure it delivers the required scope within its time, cost and quality constraints.

This course presents the monitoring actions that are available and the associated controlling actions which can be used to keep a project on track, or to cope with deviations.

The programme is delivered by project management experts who will provide a practical guide to the scheduling process.

The course incorporates practical sessions and case studies to ensure you have the opportunity to apply the tools and techniques being presented.


Who should attend?

Project Managers, Team Managers, or personnel in a project assurance or project support role.  Delegates with previous basic knowledge of project management should be able to use the techniques in a live project after the course. 

A basic knowledge of project scheduling is needed.

How will I benefit?

After the course you will be able to:

  • Recommend appropriate success criteria and KPIs
  • Develop the project cashflow and budget
  • Review and control the project schedule
  • Arrange and contribute to project reviews
  • Use Earned Value Management calculations to forecast project end dates and costs
  • Use Earned Value Management techniques to establish trends and forecast project outcomes
  • Develop, maintain and interpret milestone charts for use in project reports to senior management
Contributes 7 CPD hours

Key topics

The course covers:

  • Review of the project schedule
  • Success criteria and KPIs
  • Budgeting and cost management
  • Project reviews
  • Information management and reporting
  • Earned Value Management – theory and practice
  • Earned Value Management – interpreting the results
  • Milestone charts

Mapped against UK- SPEC competencies: E and C

  1. Professional commitment - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: ‘Demonstrate a personal commitment to professional standards, recognising obligations to society, the profession and the environment’
  2. Responsibility, management or leadership - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: 'Provide Technical and commercial leadership’

Meet our trainers

These trainers regularly teach Project monitoring & control.

  • Mary Harries

    Mary Guerdoux-Harries

    Mary is an IMechE Chartered Engineer and worked for over 20 years in the engineering and technology sectors for companies such as Jaguar Land Rover, Alstom and Thales, in the UK, France and Switzerland. Her experience covers technical project management and also change management, transformation and operational excellence. Her true passion is for developing human potential and she is a qualified coach, mentor and trainer with the ICF.

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At a glance

  • Duration:
    1 day
  • CPD Hours:
  • UK-Spec:
    E, C

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