On-site training options to meet the diverse needs of capital project organizations around the world.

Whether you are looking for a Tailored or Off-the-Shelf seminar, our in-house training solutions provide a company-focused, cost-effective vehicle to educate large groups within an organization or project team. 


Improve your company’s existing internal training program(s) by incorporating the IPA Institute’s extensive experience in capital project research, training, and instructional design.

  • Fully customized program addressing specific needs includes collaborative design, delivery, and evaluation
  • Integration of company benchmarking results and case studies to help enlarge learning opportunities
  • Tailored design to fit client training requirements
  • Delivered by IPA Institute instructors, the client organization, or in conjunction with one another
  • Convenient location, delivery dates, and delivery format (traditional classroom, webinar, etc.)
  • More cost-effective than public seminars when training larger groups of people
  • Annual updates to keep the content fresh and current

Case Studies



Any standard IPA Institute training program can be delivered privately to your organization at your preferred location and held at a time that best meets your company’s requirements.

  • Topics from different courses can be combined to create a semi-customized seminar

  • Course durations can be altered to fit a client organization’s schedule requirements

  • Convenient location, delivery dates, and delivery format (traditional classroom, webinar, etc.)

  • More cost-effective than public seminars when training larger groups of people


Front-End Loading (FEL) Workshop

A highly-customized workshop that helps project teams develop an action plan during the critical planning stage for a specific project. Read more...

Value Improving Practices (VIPs) Workshop

Provides participants with an increased understanding of what VIPs are and how to implement these out-of-the-ordinary practices to gain the most benefit in capital effectiveness. Read more...

Work Process Reengineering Workshop

Designed to help establish a capital project process, this workshop is most often held in conjunction with a benchmarking study which identifies the strengths, weaknesses, and practices being used by the given project process. Read more...


Project Management Courses

Delivering Value Growth Through Effective Oil & Gas Developments
Producing a step change in delivering value growth in today’s environment requires business leaders and project professionals to take a new approach to planning and executing E&P assets. Read more...

Project Management Best Practices

Provides participants with a firm understanding of the critical drivers of project success based on this quantitative research. The Best Practices presented throughout the course provide participants with tools and techniques that can be immediately used to improve the planning and execution of capital projects. Read more...

Megaprojects – Concepts, Strategies, and Practices for Success

In addition to understanding the critical drivers of successful industrial megaprojects, participants will learn the resourcing needs to effectively manage, plan, and execute megaprojects, and gain insight into risk mitigation approaches. Read more...

Best Practices for Small Projects

Shares tools and techniques that can be used to improve the effectiveness of small (less than US$10 million) plant-based projects, which are often overlooked by large corporations. Read more...

Best Practices for Mining Projects

Focuses on key practices that can be implemented early on to improve the capital effectiveness of mining, minerals, and metals projects, including defining projects that best meet business needs, building an effective team, implementing a contracting strategy, and more. Read more...

Practices for Shorter, More Cost-Effective Turnarounds

Particpants will learn the critical drivers of short turnaround durations and lower costs, and how to achieve more predictable cost and schedule outcomes. Read more...


Portfolio Management & Topic-Specific Courses

Gatekeeping for Capital Project Governance

Focuses on understanding how business involvement is instrumental in effective use of capital, the key decisions that need to be made in stage-gated capital project process, and the information needed to select and shape the most effective use of capital. Read more...

Contracting in the Changing World of Projects

Improves the understanding of the relationship between contracting practices and outcomes and provides a set of tools and practices to align the contracting strategy, alliance arrangements, and incentive plans with business objectives. Read more...

Establishing Effective Capital Cost and Schedule Processes
Teaches project professionals how to make the most effective use of available capital by setting accurate and reliable cost and schedule targets. Read more...

Mitigating Risks of Innovation

Shares Best Practices for effective commercialization of new technology and how to measure the risks and uncertainties associated with innovation. Read more...



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