Master the project management based on ISO 21500.

This four-day intensive course enables participants to develop the necessary expertise to support an organization in implementing Guidance on Project Management as specified in ISO 21500:2012. Participants will also gain a thorough understanding of best practices used to implement and manage project management processes.
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  • Project managers;
  • Operations managers;
  • Program managers;
  • Quality managers;
  • Senior managers;
  • Consultants;
  • Members of a project management team;
  • Project sponsors.
  • To understand the implementation of projects in accordance with ISO 21500;
  • To gain a comprehensive understanding of the concepts, approaches, methods, techniques and processes allowing an effective project management according to ISO 21500;
  • To understand the relationship between the project management and the compliance with the requirements of different stakeholders of an organization;
  • To acquire the competence to initiate, plan, implement, control and close a project as specified in ISO 21500;
  • To acquire necessary expertise to manage a team when implementing ISO 21500;
  • To acquire the competence to effectively advise organizations on the best practices in project management.

Day 1: Introduction to ISO 21500 and initiating processes:

  • Course objective and structure;
  • Standard and regulatory Framework;
  • Introduction, methodologies and responsibilities;
  • Project Management concepts and their relationships;
  • Project Management processes and Subject Group;
  • Develop a project charter;
  • Identify the stakeholders;
  • Establish the project team.

Day 2: Planning the processes as specified in ISO 21500:

  • Project plan, scope, WBS and activities;
  • Estimate resources, define project organization and sequence activities;
  • Estimate activities durations, develop schedule and estimate costs;
  • Develop budget, identify risks and asses risks;
  • Plan quality, plan procurement and plan communications.

Day 3: Implementing the processes as specified in ISO 21500:

  • Direct Project Work;
  • Manage stakeholders;
  • Develop project team;
  • Treat Risk;
  • Perform quality assurance;
  • Select Suppliers;
  • Distribute information;
  • Control project work, changes and scope.

Day 4: Controlling and closing the processes as specified in ISO 21500:

  • Control resources, manage project and control schedule;
  • Control costs and risks;
  • Perform quality control, administer procurements and manage communication;
  • Close project (phase);
  • Collect lesson learned;
  • Project Audit;
  • Closing the training.

ISO 21500 Foundation Certification or a basic knowledge of ISO 21500 or Project Management is recommended.

This training is based on both theory and practice:

  • Sessions of lectures illustrated with examples based on real cases;
  • Practical exercises;
  • Review exercises to assist the exam preparation;
  • Practice test similar to the certification exam;
  • To benefit from the practical exercises, the number of training participants is limited.
  • The “PECB Certified ISO 21500 Lead Project Manager” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competence domains:
    • Domain 1: Fundamental concepts in Project Management;
    • Domain 2: Initiating processes of the Project Management;
    • Domain 3: Planning processes of Project Management;
    • Domain 4: Implementing processes to perform the Project Management activities;
    • Domain 5: Controlling processes to monitor and measure the performance against project plan;
    • Domain 6: Closing processes;
    • Domain 7: Competences and evaluation of Lead Project Managers.
  • The “PECB Certified ISO 21500 Lead Project Manager” exam is available in different languages (trainers are fluent in English & French);
  • The exam is available online, please refer to PECB Exams User Manual ;
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • For more information about the exam, refer to ISO 21500 Lead Project Manager Exam ;
  • A certificate will be issued to participants who successfully pass the exam and comply with all the other requirements related to the selected credential;
  • For more information about PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001 certifications and the PECB certification process, refer to ISO 21500 Lead Project Manager Certification .

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