Project management - methodology and tool

Project management means achieving ambitious goals in a limited time and with defined costs with interdisciplinary teams. All project participants (project managers, project staff, experts) must understand how projects are correctly initialized, planned, executed and successfully completed. In addition to classic and agile project management, hybrid concepts are being used increasingly. This training is suitable for the preparation for certification according to IPMA®.

You want to

  • Understand the principles of classical, agile and hybrid approaches and know their respective areas of application and their limits
  • Be prepared for certification to IPMA Levels D, C and B

You need

  • Methods for better handling of innovative, high-risk and cross-divisional projects

You bring

  • Experience as project manager, project staff, resource manager in the line organization
  • One or more case studies from your own practice
  • Active cooperation and willingness to open discussion

You learn

  • To use and apply the methods of classical and hybrid project management relevant in practice according to the situation
  • How to formulate project proposals, agree project assignments, clarify the initial situation and formulate the product vision
  • How to structure and plan projects and establish an efficient and meaningful project controlling
  • To communicate effectively
  • To understand the tasks and responsibilities of all project participants
  • How you can increase the commitment in your project team
  • To distinguish the areas of competence, practices and context for certification to IPMA Levels D, C and B and are excellently prepared for this

Topics covered by the seminar

  • Process models: agile, classic, hybrid; selection of the appropriate process model
  • Project order / kick-off; product vision
  • Goals and requirements; specifications and performance specifications
  • Analysis and evaluation of stakeholders
  • Project organization, project bodies, roles and responsibilities
  • Planning following the classical approach, project structuring, phases/milestone and work breakdown structure (sub-projects, work packages, delivery objects)
  • Project flow, schedule and cost planning as well as effort estimation methods
  • Risk management in projects
  • Connection of the project organization to the parent organization
  • Project controlling (monitoring and steering) and project completion
  • Interpersonal communication

Methods that are used

  • The seminar conveys the contents in a balanced ratio of short input presentations, discussions and group exercises
  • In order to achieve an optimal transfer of practical experience, the seminar topics are applied and discussed using current case studies from the participants' practice
  • Our trainers have many years of practical experience in the implementation of complex projects. Use their experience and knowledge for the successful completion of your own projects

About the IPMA certification

The internationally recognised certifications in project management according to the IPMA® guidelines demonstrate mastery of the three areas of competence practices, context and people. Attending the two seminars "Methodology and Instruments" and "Leadership and Team" provides an ideal basis for successful certification according to the current IPMA Competence Baseline (ICB4). The textbook "Handbook Projectmanagement - agile, classical and hybrid", used in the training, covers all topics relevant for IPMA certification. The selection and combination of the topics in the seminar are based on the requirements of IPMA®.


Participants receive written or electronic course material.

Dienstag, 16. November 2021, 08.30 bis 17.00
Mittwoch, 17. November 2021, 08.30 bis 17.00
Donnerstag, 18. November 2021, 08.30 bis 17.00
Patrick Schneider
Max. Teilnehmer
Memox Albisrieden in Zürich
Albisriederstrasse 199
8047 Zürich
3 days
2100 CHF
Since it is easier to learn with a familiar face: Bring your best colleague from the company and benefit from a 10% discount from the second participant onwards.