The target of the workshop is to develop and enhance the Project Management competence of the participants and their organization. The workshop will explore best practices in Project Management as well as reviewing the current status of Project Management processes and practices within the organization. The participants will acquire knowledge and develop a skill set to successfully initiate, manage and review a project and ensure that Project Management standards, processes and governance are practiced within the organization.



The contemporary project landscape and project management definition

Project Framework: Initiation, Set-up and Execution

Project Team: Structure, Roles and Responsibilities

  • Project Governance
  • Sponsor & Stakeholders
  • Co-managers: Project Process Manager, Project Product Manager
  • Development Team
  • Client Team
  • Subject Matter Experts

Project Initiation: The Successful Project Start

Project Set-up

    • Classify the Project
    • Assess Project Characteristics
  • Develop a Business Case
  • Elicit & Analyze Requirements

Project Execution

  • Define Version Scope:
    • Create a High-level Plan
    • Establish Team Operating Rules
    • Risk Management
    • Issues Tracking and Resolution
  • Plan Next Cycle:
    • Cycle Planning: Work Breakdown Structure
    • RASCI – The Responsibility Matrix
  • Build Next Cycle Deliverables:
    • Execute the Cycle Plan
    • Ending Strategies of a Cycle
  • Conduct Client Checkpoint:
    • Input Data
    • Checkpoint Processes (including Quality Management)
    • Output Data and Decisions
  • Close the Version:
    • Client Acceptance
    • Release Strategies
    • Installing Deliverables
    • Conduct Post-version Audit
    • Celebrate Success

Target Group

Participants include PMO staff, project managers, sub project managers and team members actively involved in company projects.


Michael Doll
Dr. Marco Benkert
Manish Pandey
Robert K. Wysocki, PhD


Prior to the workshop a Needs Analysis will be conducted to:

  • Assess the client’s current state of project management processes and practices
  • Review existing project management process documents
  • Assess the current Project Management skill profile of the participants
  • Design the two day training program