Managing Project Baseline Changes

Optimise the execution of evolving projects through the application of proven processes.
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Optimise the execution of evolving projects through the application of proven processes.

Projects evolve throughout their lifecycle, so projects need to be flexible and allow changes to occur as the engineering develops, yet projects also need to avoid scope creep.

Projects can achieve this balance of flexibility and control through the project baseline change management process. This is achieved by monitoring project risks, ensuring that proposed scope changes are properly assessed prior to being implemented and by ensuring that changes are communicated effectively to project stakeholders.

Too often project change management processes are not well-defined and communicated which results in poor performance, a loss of transparency and disputes.

This webinar provides a number of tools and tips to best assure that your project baseline change management process is robust and set your project up for success.

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This webinar was recorded and is available to watch through Engineers Australia’s new online streaming platform, EA On Demand.



1 hour
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1 Hour

We can deliver this webinar exclusively to you and your organisation. 

For groups of 10 or more we provide cost-effective, customised and outcome-focused in-house training.

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Learning outcomes
  • Recognise the importance of planning for project baseline changes
  • Appreciate the relationship between project risk management and baseline changes
  • Understand the importance of assessing proposed changes with a diverse range of stakeholders prior to deciding to update the baseline
  • Recognise the importance of timely decision making regarding baseline changes.
  • Appreciate the benefits of record keeping and communicating changes with impacted stakeholders
Is this course for you?

Is this course for you?

This course is relevant to personnel involved in projects across all industries and engineering disciplines.

Relevant roles include but are not limited to:

  • Project Manager
  • Project Engineer
  • Contract Manager
  • Contract Engineer
  • Procurement Engineer
  • Project Controls Professional (Cost, Schedule, Risk)

And all disciplines of Engineers involved in either Feasibility, Design, Procurement, Construction, Test, Commissioning, hand over or Decommissioning. 


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Topics covered

Topics covered

  • Why baseline change management processes are needed
  • What a baseline change management processes is
  • How do we do baseline change management on a project
  • Key tips and lessons learned from real projects
Laurie Bowman
How you'll learn

Delivered via Webinar

Designed in collaboration with our industry facilitators and education experts, EEA Webinars focus on modules from our most popular face-to-face training courses. Content has been carefully crafted to deliver targeted and achievable learning outcomes within the hour and the sessions are interactive to keep you engaged.

Webinar platform - Zoom

These sessions run through Zoom. On the day of the webinar you will receive the unique Zoom link at least one hour before the webinar is scheduled to begin.

We suggest that you download the Zoom Desktop Client to ensure you can fully participate in the webinar. If you view the webinar through the Zoom web browser or via a phone or tablet device you may not be able to participate in the interactive elements such as answering polling questions. 

Please read through the following information on Zoom to ensure you are prepared for the webinar:

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