A highly interactive training course on

Project Scheduling,
Cost Planning
& Value Engineering Skills

Creativity and Excellence in Planning, Functionality and Costing

Session Dates
13 - 24 Feb 2023
Dubai, UAE
03 - 14 Jul 2023
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
20 Nov - 01 Dec 2023
London, UK

The Structure

This comprehensive course consists of two modules which can be booked as a 10 Day Training event, or as individual 5 Day courses.

Module 1 - Project Scheduling & Cost Planning Skills

Module 2 - Value Engineering Skills

Training Course Overview

Project professionals may be used to balancing Quality, Cost and Time on their projects, often paying most attention to managing the schedule. However, the REAL SECRET is to balance Value and Cost within an appropriate timescale. This training course provides the knowledge, skills and tools to do just that and promotes an attitude that drives best value for any project investment, including money, time and resources, human and otherwise. It explores the vital link between Quality and Value and how to engage and communicate with project stakeholders about these vital elements of project success.

Training Course Objectives

By the end of this COPEX training course, participants will be able to:

  • Manage Schedule, Cost, Scope, Resource and the Risks Associated with Them
  • Develop a Project Recovery Plan for Budget and Schedule Overruns
  • Identify Opportunities to Enhance Value Through Whole Life Costing
  • Capture & Incorporate Stakeholders’ Input in the Development of the Project Charter & Plan
  • Apply the Fundamental Concepts of Value Engineering and Analysis

Designed For

This COPEX training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit: 

  • Project Managers
  • Project Team Members - Technical Specialists, Planners, Cost Specialists
  • Procurement Managers and Specialists
  • Contract Professionals
  • Project Sponsors

Training Course Outline 

Amongst a wide range of valuable topics, the following will be prioritised:

  • Project Parameters and Estimating
  • Scheduling and Budgeting
  • Risk Management
  • Measuring Project Performance
  • Controlling Project Execution
  • Framework for Value Engineering
  • Analysing the Functions of Project Outputs and Their Value
  • Creative Thinking and Identifying Options
  • Evaluating Options and Making Decisions
  • Developing, Communicating and Integrating Value Engineering Proposals

The Certificate

  • COPEX Certificate of Attendance will be provided to delegates who attend and complete the course

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