Professional Project Execution

Professional Project Execution

This course focuses on project success factors and on common project management challenges that affects the project outcome, and it suggests how project management should be applied to optimize project performance and meet objectives.

The survey showed that 64% of projects successfully met their original goals and business intent . Which means over one third did not. (PMI).

In project-oriented companies the aggregate result of projects becomes the company’s bottom line. The delivery of profitable projects balanced with winning the next projects are the cornerstone for all project-oriented companies. However, not all projects succeed. And on completion of most projects we have a long list of things that went wrong or could have been managed better. This course uses important and common lessons learned and shows you how to achieve project success.

Learning objectives

  • Improving the application of practical project management: behaviour, confidence, communication and commercial awareness combined with basic project management.
  • Creating awareness and knowledge about project management challenges and solutions.
  • Improving project performance and profitability.

Target audience

Project directors, project executives, project owners, project managers, key project team members and project management talents.

Flexible study options

The course is 100% online. When you enrol, you get access to a unique learning platform with an intuitive user-interface. The amount of time required to complete the course will vary depending on your existing project knowledge and experience. Allow at least 15-20 hours to complete the course.


The course is aligned with PMBOK® Guide from PMI®, PRINCE2™ from Axelos and ISO 21500 Guidance on project management. Students can collect 20 PDUs.

Topics covered

  • Driving project success
  • The project environment
  • The capable project management team
  • Executive sponsorship
  • Managing client expectations
  • Business focus and commercial awareness
  • Efficient project start-up
  • Planning for efficient execution
  • Project risk management: no surprises
  • Proactive project execution
  • Project management maturity and excellence

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