Fully Accredited Program Certified EPC Project Manager (CEPC™)

EPC projects are inherently complex, requiring extensive coordination among multiple stakeholders, including owners, engineers, contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers. This complexity often leads to intricate interface issues and task dependencies, resulting in schedule delays and cost overruns. A recent KPMG study highlighted the prevalence of these challenges, with 64% of EPC projects experiencing cost overruns and 73% reporting schedule delays, emphasizing the need for skilled project management to mitigate risks and control costs.

This certified program is designed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of EPC project management by integrating proven concepts with practical case studies. Participants will be exposed to a wide range of crucial subjects, including project integration, scope management, cost control, quality assurance, resource allocation, risk management, and stakeholder engagement, all within the context of EPC projects. This program will also explore various stages of EPC projects, from bidding and EPC contract management to risk and quality management, providing you with deep insights into the processes and complexities involved in each phase and equipping you with the essential skills required for effectively managing complex EPC projects.

Throughout the program, participants will also discover sophisticated risk management strategies to preempt potential issues and ensure robust project outcomes. You will master the use of Earned Value Management for project monitoring and control and employ advanced reporting tools and performance indicators to help you navigate through the project execution stages, including engineering, procurement, construction, and closing. Participants will also develop strategic decision-making skills through lessons on feasibility studies, stakeholder management, and critical path planning that will help you understand the intricacies involved in managing large-scale EPC projects.

Upon successful completion of this program, you will attain the Certified EPC Project Manager (CEPC™) designation. Globally demanded and recognized, this credential is a testament to your expertise in strategically leading EPC projects from concept to commissioning, ensuring their successful delivery. This CEPC™ designation not only validates your proficiency in navigating the intricate challenges of EPC projects but also enhances your credibility and reputation, opening new doors to career advancement opportunities, positioning you as a sought-after project leader to both your employer and clients in this field.

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This program will entitle you:

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  • Experience 3 days of instructor-led live program and in-depth learning on EPC project management, including key concepts like EPC Contract Management, Scoping, Scheduling, Quality, Cost and Risk Management.
  • By the end of the program, you will earn the CEPC™ designation which will open doors to new career opportunities. As a CEPC certificate holder, you will be recognized for your expertise in leading complex EPC projects successfully.
  • For inquiries, chat with our Program Advisers at [email protected] or call us at
    • Singapore and Asia Pacific: +65 6716 9980
    • Australia and New Zealand: +61 3 9909 7310
    • UK, Europe and Middle East: +44 (020) 335 57898
    • USA: +1 888 745 8875



This Certified EPC Project Manager (CEPC™) is a mark of excellence and distinction that signifies a fully qualified expert in EPC (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction) Project Management. It is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications, which maintains the governing standards for all members. The CEPC™ charter is a trademarked charter available only to professionals who have completed and passed this program. The certification is governed and maintained by Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications with over 90,000 members around the world. It is also endorsed by prominent associations and organizations worldwide.

The content of this program has been fully certified and accredited by CPD as adhering to Continuing Professional Principles.

What Can You Expect From This Certified Program

EPC project management is inherently challenging due to its intricate blend of technical, financial, regulatory, and logistical complexities. It demands seamless integration across engineering, procurement, and construction phases. Additionally, EPC projects often suffer from inadequate planning. A study found that planning errors occurred in over 75% of the projects surveyed, frequently leading to project delays. This underscores the critical need for meticulous and strategic planning in managing EPC projects effectively.

This certified program will give you a comprehensive understanding of managing Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) projects. You will be introduced to project management standards that are crucial for successful outcomes. You will explore the critical areas such as bidding, contract negotiations, and project setup understating the intricacies of feasibility studies and bidding processes. You will learn how effective contract negotiations set the stage for successful project execution. This course emphasizes on the importance of stakeholder roles and the development of a structured project charter, equipping you with the tools to initiate EPC projects confidently, manage scope through detailed work breakdown structures, and develop comprehensive project schedules.

Furthermore, you will deep dive into critical concepts of cost, risk, quality, health, safety, environmental management, and project execution offering nuanced insights into managing the multifaceted aspects of EPC projects. You will learn how to integrate QHSE into project management, understanding cost types and management, and mastering risk assessment techniques. The program culminates with advanced sessions on monitoring, controlling, and closing projects, where techniques like Earned Value Analysis and the processes for project handover are taught. These capabilities ensure that you can not only lead EPC projects efficiently from inception to close but also handle the operational transitions and warranty considerations crucial for long-term success and client satisfaction.

Upon completion of the program, you will attain the Certified EPC Project Manager (CEPC™) designation. This globally recognized CEPC™ designation stands as a testament to your expertise in handling complex EPC projects with confidence and may also open doors to new career advancement opportunities in the industry.

Key Skills You Will Gain

  • EPC Project Management
  • EPC Design Operation
  • Scope Management
  • FEED/ Front End Engineering and Design
  • Risk Management
  • Procurement and Contract Management
  • Project Planning
  • Project Scheduling
  • Project Scoping
  • Project Charter
  • Design Coordination
  • Communication Strategy
  • Quality Control
  • Cost Control
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Contract Negotiation
  • BIM (Building Information Modeling)
  • QHSE (Quality Health Safety and Environment)
  • Resilience Planning
  • Value Engineering
  • Earned Value Management (EVM)
  • Earned Value Analysis
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Bid Management
  • Construction Project Management/ Supervision

Your Faculty Director

Marcel Conrad de Booij
Marcel Conrad de Booij
Renowned EPC Project Management Expert

Marcel Conrad de Booij is a distinguished EPC project management trainer with over a decade of specialized expertise in the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) industry. Armed with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and an MBA, he began his notable career in 1981 in the Oil & Gas sector, managing the design, construction, and installation of complex offshore platforms and pipelines. His extensive experience in EPC projects has enabled him to develop a dynamic and flexible training approach tailored to the unique challenges faced by professionals in this field.

As a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and Risk Management Professional (RMP), Marcel possesses a deep understanding of the complexities involved in managing EPC projects. His training methods are pragmatic and designed to help participants navigate the intricate interface issues, task dependencies, and stakeholder coordination that are inherent to EPC projects. In addition, Marcel is proficient in Procurement and Contract Management, particularly with standards like FIDIC and EJCDC, enables him to provide valuable insights into RFPs, contracts, and negotiations within the context of EPC projects.

Certified EPC Project Manager (CEPC™) Program Agenda

Module 1 - Introduction to EPC Projects
Module 2 - The Project Life Cycle and Methodologies
Module 3 - Bidding, Negotiations and Contracting
Module 4 - EPC Contract Management
Module 5 - Starting the Project (Continued)
Module 6 - The Project Scope
Module 7 - The Project Schedule
Module 8 - Cost Management
Module 9 - Risk Management
Module 10 - QHSE Management
Module 11 - Executing the Project
Module 12 - Monitoring and Controlling the Project
Module 13 - Closing the Project

Chartered Exam

At the end of the program, there will be a Chartered exam comprised of 50 multiple choice questions. Upon passing the exam, you will be accredited with your Certified EPC Project Manager (CEPC™) designation.

  • 98% of students who have taken this exam have passed the exam successfully. Almost all professionals who have taken our courses have passed this exam and attain their Certified EPC Project Manager (CEPC™) designation
  • The exam has 50 multiple choice questions and you need to answer 25 out of 50 questions correctly to pass the exam
  • You can re-take the exam online as many times as you want, with no additional charges for retaking of exams
  • The program cost already includes the exam fees, so there are no additional charges for taking the exam

If you have challenges passing the exam, you can secure assistance from our team and faculty leader to help you pass the exam.

Certified EPC Project Manager (CEPC™) Designation

Upon completing the program and passing the exam, you will receive the prestigious Certified EPC Project Manager (CEPC™) designation. Developed by the esteemed Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications, a leading authority in professional certifications, this industry-recognized trademarked charter distinguishes your expertise in efficiently leading and navigating the intricacies of large EPC projects. The program's content has been independently accredited and certified by CPD, ensuring that it meets the highest standards in continuing professional development. This distinguished designation will not only elevate your credibility but also enhance your marketability to potential employers or clients, making you stand out as a highly skilled and knowledgeable marketing professional.

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Dates: 21 - 23 Aug 2024

Venue: Online Executive Program (via Zoom)

Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm British Summer Time (BST)
10:00am - 5:30pm Central European Summer Time (CEST)

Early Bird Packages Regular Pricing
By 18 Jun 2024 By 30 Jul 2024 After 30 Jul 2024
EU Delegates EUR 1,695 EUR 1,895 EUR 1,995
UK Delegates GBP 1,495 GBP 1,695 GBP 1,795

Group Discount: 2nd participant get 10%, or register 3 participants and 4th participant get a complimentary seat (1 discount scheme applies)

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Australia & Asia Pacific

Dates: 12 - 14 Nov 2024

Venue: Online Executive Program (via Zoom)

Time: 11:00am - 6:30pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT)
8:00am - 3.30pm Singapore Time (SGT)

Early Bird Packages Regular Pricing
By 09 Sep 2024 By 21 Oct 2024 After 21 Oct 2024
Australia Delegates AUD 2,595 AUD 2,795 AUD 2,895
Asia Pacific Countries Delegates SGD 2,595 SGD 2,795 SGD 2,895

Group Discount: 2nd participant get 10%, or register 3 participants and 4th participant get a complimentary seat (1 discount scheme applies). Note: GST is applicable to participants from Singapore registered companies

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You can download our program brochure below. If you have any inquiries on this program, please contact our Program Advisor at [email protected] or call us at:

  • Singapore and Asia Pacific: +65 6716 9980
  • Australia and New Zealand: +61 3 9909 7310
  • UK, Europe and Middle East: +44 (020) 335 57898
  • USA: +1 888 745 8875

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