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Professional Project Management

No matter how good the team or how efficient the methodology: if we're not solving the right problem, the project fails. — Woody Williams

Project Management Training

Understand the business need first. Rranslate expectations and implicit requirements into explicit statements and SMART goals. Understand project governance and true leadership. Learn how to deal with changes and how to manage risks.

We offer project management training on all levels: introductory-level project management training for all employees that "have to do" with projects, advanced-level workshops for experienced project managers (both live and as e-learning), training for senior managers and certification prep training.

All our courses are run in a highly interactive, down-to-earth workshop atmosphere. Of course, all our project management courses are fully compatible to the international standards Project Manage­ment Body of Know­ledge (PMBOK) of the Project Management Institute and to the Inter­national Competence Baseline (ICB) of IPMA.

NEW — Project Management for Managers: The basics of project management in one day.

This seminar-workshop was born from the observation that, in many companies, there is a significant difference between the expectations of top management and the reality of the project managers in the field: The CEO is accountable for the realization of the company's strategy, he must therefore choose the "best" project and also the guarantee the success of his choice ... and yet, he never learned about the "how to" of professional project management.

This new, unique and highly interactive one-day training addresses this issue. It provides you with an overview and systematic understanding of modern project management. At the end of this training, you are able to implement the company's strategy through well-chosen, relevant projects and you will support your project managers in a competent, active and appropriate way, no matter if this is an internal project or facing the customer.

Project Management Fundamentals: A down-to-earth course for Real Projects

This course provides the fundamentals of real-world project management in a very pragmatic, applied and interactive workshop. It is a very interactive (no PowerPoint!) 3-day workshop that is aimed at everyone who needs to understand how projects work: project managers, project team members and future project leaders – and all collaborators from R&D, IT, purchasing, logistics, marketing that contribute to projects in any way!

Project Management for Practitioners: Tricks of the Trade

This 1- or 2-day workshop (your choice) is for project managers who have already acquired practical experience in leading and executing projects and want to expand their knowledge and skills: project managers, sub-/part-project leaders, program and portfolio managers as well as project sponsors.

Topics in the 1-day course include project-, program- and portfolio management, the role of the PMO, leadership and team development.

Additional topics in the 2-day course: Agile project management. Communication in multi-cultural and international teams.

  • Duration: 1 or 2 days.
  • This training is only available as in-house training: Get in touch with us.
  • Download the fact sheet: Project Management for Practitioners
  • e-learning

    On-demand learning is an efficient way to acquire knowledge, tools and techniques at your own pace. A balanced mix of theory, exercises, examples and checklists makes for a diversified learning experience. These courses are also very well suited for integration into a blended learning programs, e.g. as a prelude to the Project Management training courses above.

    We offer all e-learning courses from our trusted partner STS. All courses are available in multiple languages (EN, FR, DE, IT, ES, RU, ...). Your access is valid 24/24, 7/7 for ~2 months after the first login. The hours indicated in the list is the approximate time needed to complete the training:

    PM Certification

    Since 2010, we run highly successful exam preparation courses for the international certification as PMP® Project Management Professional and CAPM® Certified Associate in Project Management:

    PMP® and CAPM®Certification Exam Prep

    The Project Management Professional PMP® credential, established by the Project Management Institute is the most important industry-recognized certification for project managers. The Certified Associate in Project Management CAPM® credential is an entry-level certification for project practitioners. It is designed for people with less hands-on project experience than PMP.

    The aim of this intense training is to prepare the participants to pass the PMP/CAPM Certification Exam. As a secondary aim, participants will thoroughly revise and update their knowledge of best practices in project management!

    Note: As a public course, this training is available exclusively in English. However, if you have at least 5 participants, we can run this training as an internal training course with animation in English, German or French, at your choice. Request an offer! — PMP® and CAPM® candidates will follow the same course, it is only the exam that differs.

    Management and Leadership

    When I talk to managers, I get the feeling that They are important.
    When I talk to leaders, I get the feeling that I am important.

    Coaching and Consulting

    Work with people, listen to feelings, evaluate facts and figures. Develop and expand corporate culture. Build the team. Understand needs and motivations. Bring your point across. Plan, organize ... and learn to delegate. Simplify.

    Training

    We train managers and coach Executives.

    Power Speech®: Stop "presenting" and start performing

    Success is not only determined by a better idea, a more profitable project or a more sophisticated product, but also by the way we communicate these benefits. Even the best idea will fall short if we fail to transmit our positive emotions, if we fail to convince the audience to take action. No matter if this is a department meeting, in front of business clients or in the setting of a public speech: you are always performing.

    Power Speech® is an intense presentation skills training with hands-on exercises, clear feedback and pragmatic advice. You learn how to structure and prepare successful presentations, how to develop the core message and how to deliver it to your audience – including, of course, your body language, gestures and movements.

    Power Speech® is for Executives, Managers, Entrepreneurs, Engineers, Scientists, Project Leaders, Group and Team Leaders, Subject Matter Experts who need to perform in high-stake situations.

    Power Speech® Executive: one day, one-on-one

    This is Power Speech® on steroids: a fast-paced, deep, high-intensity, one-day, one-on-one coaching for a fixed price of 2400 CHF/day. You get 17% off by booking and paying at least 3 months in advance.

    Efficacy and efficiency: Use the right resources, set the right priorities.

    We all have our own, personal way of doing things – and we all can improve efficiency and effectiveness. No matter if you are self-employed, employee, project manager or department head, founder or C-level executive in a multi-national enterprise: This interactive 1-day course is all about planning and achieving things.

    We will talk about workflows and processes, about “good” and “bad” habits and about quality of life. You will learn why motivation alone is not enough, Why “informing” is not a valid goal of a meeting. You will learn how we can collaborate more efficiently, how to become more productive ... and how to reduce stress for all the parties involved.

    Enterprise Risk Management: Mastering Uncertainty to Create and Protect Value

    Too many managers still think of "risk management" as an insurance policy and workplace safety. Yet the purpose of risk management is not to minimize risk taking but to create and protect value. Risk management is about increasing the likelihood of achieving objectives, about better business agility and increased sustainability.

    This 1-day training covers the fundamentals, implementation and application of enterprise-level Risk Management in a pragmatic, down-to-earth manner. The course content is applicable to any business, regardless of the size of the company and regardless of your specific industry.

    Contact, Register

    To register for any public training, please go to Dates and Registration.

    Do you have any questions, do you need a PM consultant, do you want to book a training? All our courses are also available as in-hourse training. Get in touch with us!