Critical Chain Project Management Advanced Training

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You have already implemented the Critical Chain methodology and you would like to deepen your knowledge. This training is for you!


You underwent our initial Critical Chain Project Management training or you have, at least partially, implemented Critical Chain Project Management, this training aims at enhancing your expertise and allows you to improve the results obtained with the first projects run with CCPM. 

During this training:

  • We will share our feedback from more than 15 years of Critical Chain implementation

  • Know how to further improve results after an initial Critical Chain implementation

  • Know how to fully integrate the Critical Chain methodology in the processes and management practises

Covered topics

  • The advanced project scheduling with Critical Chain

How to create good CCPM standard schedules. Modeling tips and recommendations in specific cases (gaps, critical suppliers, etc.). Integrate risk management into CCPM operations. How and why to choose the right Critical Chain.

  • Projects portfolio management with the Critical Chain methodology

How to identify the capacity constraint in a project environment. The staggering of projects according to the capacity constraint or “virtual drum”. What principles and rules to apply to optimize the performance of the project portfolio (level of work in progress, prioritization of projects, etc.).

  • How can you drive the continuous improvement actions?

How to use the analysis of the project buffers consumption to identify the most relevant actions to launch. How to discriminate between tasks with and without added value. How to optimize the duration of tasks again.

  • The compatibility of Critical Chain with other methods

How to combine Critical Chain with Lean Engineering to develop better products faster? How to inject Agile into the Critical Chain approach and vice versa.

  • Which software should be chosen for a given environment?

How to choose among the CCPM software available on the market? What are the differences in functionality, interfacing and integration into IT systems


French session: 1 day face-to-face training

Session 1: On 5th of October 2023

English session

We are currently developing an e-learning training in english for this course


Initial Training


(Training activity recorded in France
under n° 11 75 45692 75)

Terms and conditions

  • 900 € ex-VAT
  • Registration mandatory


(Training activity recorded in France
under n° 11 75 45692 75)


  • Have attended the initial Critical Chain Project Management training

  • Have already implemented, even partially, the method

Find out more about our CCPM implementation worldwide

Our case studies


1) Advanced project scheduling with CCPM

2) Communication and management of external actors

3) Identification of the system capacity constraint in the project environment

4) Projects portfolio management with the Critical Chain methodology

5) Focused continuous improvement

6) Complementarity with other methods 

7)  CCPM solutions

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About Marris Consulting

Marris Consulting is an industry consulting and training company specialized in the Theory of Constraints (ToC) and Critical Chain Project Management. We focus on improving the performance of manufacturing and process industries by using Constraints Management combined with Lean and Six Sigma. To boost project performance, we also use Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM), which we sometimes combine with Lean Engineering. Our 2-day performance audits, our performance consulting services and our project management, Lean, ToC & CCPM training by our industry consultants offer a wide range of solutions to help our clients around the world reach the highest possible levels of performance.

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