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Managing Troubled Projects

Managing troubled problems training course.

Contact Person

Paula Moreira

telephone UK: +44 (0) 1753260001
PT: +351 218061742

Trouble Projects

Managing Troubled Projects is an interactive 24 hours course that prepares participants for managing troubled projects. Through a set of scenario discussions and case studies , participants learn to apply advanced project management practices to complex project challenges. At the end of this course, students should be able to identify and manage troubled projects with confidence and control. The course deals with redefining project objectives, identifying and project problems.

What you will take away

  • Earn 24 Professional Development Units to maintain your Project Management Institute® certification
  • Learn how to recognize symptoms of troubles projects
  • Learn about a well-organized and highly structured method of rescuing projects
  • Master a set of effective techniques to prevent project performance issues

What our clients say?




Henrique Moura is a project management professional with experience as project manager, trainer, consultant and author.
Henrique Moura is the author of the PMP® exam prep books “McGraw-Hill Education PMP® Project Management Professional Exam”, published in the United States by McGraw-Hill in 2014 and “PMP® Sem Segredos”, published in Brazil by Elsevier in 2013.
He has an extensive world-wide experience as a project management trainer and consultant, delivering training sessions, conducting workshops, coaching, conducting project health checks and implementing PMO’s. His experience crosses industries such as oil & gas, construction, manufacturing, finance, government, media telco, utilities, nuclear, consumer goods and healthcare.
He also acts or acted as lecturer for several institutions, including Catolica Business School, Nova School of Business and Economics, ISEG, FCT, Caledonian College of Engineering (Oman), Universidad por la Cooperación Internacional (Costa Rica), UAL, ISLA, Military Academy, INA and ISEP.
He was a speaker in several international congresses, including PMI® AGC conference held in Bahrain in 2015, PMI® EMEA congress held in Marseille in 2012 and PMI® Portugal congress held in Lisbon in 2012. He was also a key note speaker in the PMI® Portugal Chapter 2011 congress. He has worked for PMI® as an evaluator for the 2011 Project Management Literature Award – PMI® David I. Cleland. He was also a member of the volunteer team developing the PMBOK® Guide 5th edition and the Standard for Program Management – 4th and 2nd Edition.
Henrique Moura is a certified PMI-PMP®, PMI-RMP®, PMI-ACP®, ITIL Foundation®, EVP, Prince 2 and PSM.

Our classroom course adopts a highly practical approach that includes:

  • Discuss each topic with a focus on its practical implementation
  • Provide examples, relevant templates and checklists
  • Complete, present and discuss case studies
  • Complete simulations and role playing

The course includes the following topics:

  • About the course
  • Understanding concepts of project success and failure
  • Identifying troubled projects
  • Meaning and approach of project rescues
  • Establish the mandate
  • Assess the project
  • Set the new scenario
  • Project interventions
  • Transfer responsibility
  • Avoid troubled projects

Our classroom course offers:

  • Training manual
  • Case study handbook
  • firstaidkitWe strongly believe that the knowledge and interest generated by the course must be implemented in real projects. Our Project Management First Aid Kit is a set of templates, checklists and examples, which can be immediately implemented in real projects and facilitate a smooth transition from theory to practice.

XPM is a Project Management Institute Registered Education Provider and can assign 24 PDU’s upon couse completion.

Technical Project Management 4
Leadership 12
Strategic and Business Management 8
Total PDU’s 24

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In courses that include a classroom component, the VAT is offered to private individuals.

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Enrolment and payment

Q: Enrolment and payment conditions

Full payment of the enrolment fee is due at the time of registration. Your enrolment will be considered complete once payment has been confirmed.
We will accept payment from companies or other third parties organizations, only if such company or third party provides us with a valid Purchase Order containing acceptable payment terms and conditions.

No refunds are available for e-Learning courses. For refunds on classroom training, please note that:

    On cancellations more than 5 days prior to the event, no training fees will be charged. However XPM reserves the right to charge costs from any resulting bank charges. On cancellations less than 5 days prior to the event, XPM Consulting may charge 50% of the enrolment fee plus any resulting bank charges.

Cancelled traditional classroom training
XPM Consulting reserves the right to cancel or postpone any training event.

To be eligible for a training certificate, the trainee should have a minimum of 75% of the total number of training hours. The trainee should complete the certificate information sheet available on traditional classrooms or online.

System availability
The elearning platform is generally available 24X7, but may be down during times of maintenance required for optimum system performance. XPM Consulting will make every effort to inform you of system downtime in advance, but, this is not always possible.

Copyright and intellectual property
All training materials and contents made available in the classroom or online are copyrighted proprietary property of XPM Consulting. Therefore, no part of any course materials may be reproduced, stored, translated to other language, or transmitted in any form or by any means, without our prior written consent. Any such reproduction, storage or transmittal of copyrighted material constitutes a violation of the PMI® code of ethics and will be reported to PMI®.

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Q: How can I enrol?

The enrolment can be made online through our website or by email

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