Project Management Basics for IPMA Level D («PMEM»)

You want to get into project management and learn it from the scratch? Then this course is for you: You will learn how to initiate, plan, execute, monitor, and close projects. In short, you will acquire the key project management skills.
Duration 3 days
Price 2'200.–
Course documents Digicomp courseware (digital) & reference book
Information If you are interested in the IPMA Level D certification, please also consider our course package Project Management - IPMA Level D consisting of course, exam preparation and exam.

Course facts

  • Knowledge of the essential content of project management in an overall context 
  • Independently applying basic methods and techniques 
  • Understanding the importance of personal communication and leadership in the project
  • Understanding how to deal with project conflicts and crises
  • Defining and developing requirements and objectives
  • Defining and structuring scope and deliverables
  • Creating a process and schedule plan
  • Defining and building a project reporting system
  • Defining and applying a quality management plan
  • Defining and securing project costs and funding
  • Understanding resource management
  • Defining and developing project risk management
  • Identifying and managing project stakeholders
  • Definition of project / project management
  • Project management procedure models
  • Project portfolio management
  • Initiation of projects
    • Project assignment
    • Goal formulation
    • Systems thinking
  • Planning of projects
    • Work breakdown structure
    • Project schedule
    • Resources
    • Costs
  • Executing and monitoring projects
    • Leadership in project management
    • Project controlling
    • Key figures in project management
    • Conflict management in projects
  • Completion of projects
    • Final report
    • Lessons Learned
  • Tool support in project management

Component of the following courses

This project management training is highly interactive and action-oriented. Building on short impulse phases by the trainer, numerous exercises are carried out and discussed in order to consolidate what has been learned. The content is aligned with the ICB4 and the key competencies of a project manager, so that you can prepare for the IPMA exam, but also get the tools for successful project management.

Your trainers are experienced project managers: practical orientation is a top priority in this training course.

You will receive the reference book by post before the training. Please familiarize yourself with the book in advance and complete the preparation task on our learning platform (Digicomp App). You will receive the login approx. 10 days before the start of the training. Please allow approx. 4 hours for preparation.

In addition, you will receive 120 practice questions to review and consolidate what you have learned. Especially interesting for all those who are also aiming for the IPMA Level D certification.

This course is aimed at project management beginners, project managers, project staff and PMOs.

There are no formal prerequisites for this training. Previous experience as a project member is advantageous in order to situate the training content and make the learning transfer to everyday practice.

If you are interested in certification, then book the course package «Project Management IPMA Level D (IPMAD)» consisting of the three-day course (see above), a one-day exam preparation and the IPMA Level D exam.



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