Project Governance


About the Skill Module

This skill module introduces the business context that guides shale projects development. Project management procedures, including project decision making are covered. Techniques that are used to determine if sufficient definition has been done for a project to move to the next stage of development are presented. The types of data, engineering definition and execution planning needed for successful projects are introduced.

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This module counts toward PMI Project Development Units (PDUs) through continuing education. Completion Certificates may be submitted to PMI as required to document third-party training.

Target Audience

Early career project managers, project engineers, facility engineers, production engineers, project controls representatives, and purchasing personnel who plan, manage, or participate on multidiscipline shale field development project teams. Conventional and Unconventional (Shale) projects ranging from $5 MM to $50 MM, including well flow lines, tank batteries, booster compressors, short pipelines, and meter stations, that are a part of a larger field development program.

You Will Learn

  • How the use of project management procedures improves the predictability of project outcomes
  • Which engineering definition deliverables must be adequately developed to reduce the likelihood of changes after the full funding decision
  • How planning and baseline documents can be validated and approved

Product Details





Product Type:

Individual Skill Module




3 hours (approx.)