About the Skill Module

This skill module is an introduction to planning and scheduling for shale development projects. Topics include, work breakdown structures, scheduling steps, types of schedules, schedule risk analysis, and schedule validation.

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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

  • The difference between planning and scheduling
  • How to develop a work breakdown structure for a typical field development project
  • The scheduling process and the purpose of each step
  • How to identify schedule risks and assess the impact of each type
  • How to develop a Gantt chart for a typical field development project

Product Details





Product Type:

Individual Skill Module




2.5 hours (approx.)