Project Management Fundamentals Training

with Simultrain®

About pro-PM, THE training to learn the fundamentals of Project Management

The Project Management Fundamentals Training with Simultrain® is a 2-day intensive, hands-on workshop in English. It allows you to acquire the basics of Project Management in a highly effective and fun way and gives you the possibility to experience the role of a Project Manager, take decisions, manage changes and successfully complete a project. A course binder is included.

Simultrain is a serious game which puts you instantly in the role of a Project Manager! - in teams of 3 to 4 people, learners play the role of the Project Manager. The teams have to plan and execute a typical mid-sized project. They immediately see the consequences of the decisions they make. Furthermore, they can track the evolution of the costs, the schedule, the quality as well as the human factors.

With the help of SimulTrain, a Project Manager can make all the mistakes while planning and executing a project and learn from these mistakes! Full of multimedia interaction, SimulTrain® provides the teams with phone calls, emails, and voicemails to create a realistic and stressful environment – just as in real life. herefore, participants learn to manage stress when working under pressure.

Our PMP® Certified trainers

Meet Anders and Steven, our experienced PMP® certified trainers:
Anders Pedersen
Steven Sloan

Objectives of this Project Management course

The objective of this Project Management course is to teach participants to:

  • successfully initiate, plan, monitor and close projects
  • balance crucial elements like scope, resources, schedule, cost and quality
  • use practical skills in leading project teams
  • apply best practices to manage risks, variances and scope changes throughout the project
  • manage stakeholders’ expectations and interests
  • improve decision-making and leadership skills as a Project Manager

Content of this Project Management course

  • Project initiation and organization
  • Scope development and definition
  • Planning of activities and resources
  • Risk analysis, monitoring and control
  • Estimations, budget and cost control
  • Quality management
  • Performance control and change management
  • Team development and communication
  • Project closing, lessons learned

Method of this Project Management course

Course participants learn how to apply this knowledge to real situations in an interactive way using the project simulator "SimulTrain". An experienced facilitator leads discussions to reinforce key aspects and their implementation into best practice Project Management.

Optional E-Learning Project Management Course to deepen the learning

Participants can deepen their acquired knowledge with this Fundamentals of Project Management e-Learning course which includes theory, exercises and case-studies. It is accompanied by a live telecoach who replies to your questions. Available for one year. Average learning time 12 hours. Quote on demand.

Project Management Fundamentals training course dates

The fee for this course including training material and logistics is CHF 1700 plus VAT

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Please click on a course date to Register online to our Project Management Fundamentals workshop or download our 2019 Project Management course registration file and send it back to us.

Please contact us to know about the next courses dates in 2019 in Lausanne and Zurich

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Telephone: +41 (0)800 77 67 67 (freecall within Switzerland)
Fax: +41 (0)21 351 86 83

Postal address: ProPM-P – Avenue de la Gare 10 – CH-1003 Lausanne – Switzerland


Office hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 - 17:00

ProPM-P© is a consortium of three Swiss companies specialized in Project Management Training, GAF - STS - VIRAK, who have pooled their competences to prepare you in the best possible way for this demanding exam. They are now offering you their expertise with this new Project Management course with Simultain®.