PE Award Training

Professional assessment of the projects applying for the Award is possible thanks to the mature process of training and mentoring. We constantly turn years of experience into action. That’s how we make sure that all of the applying projects have a chance to be assessed according to the highest standards. From 2013 we also offer the webinars for potential applicants.

Training Calendar 2015:

Date Type of training Title Trainers Training fee
9 December 2014

Webinar

9:00 AM CET

3:00 PM CET 
REGISTRATION CLOSED

Training for corporates: Introduction to PE Award and Model*
Duration: 1,5h

Erik Mansson free of charge
13 January 2015

Webinar 
3:00 PM CET 
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Training for corporates: Introduction to PE Award and Model*
Duration: 1,5h

Erik Mansson free of charge
9 March 2015

Webinar
9:00 AM CET 
REGISTER

Training for corporates: Introduction to PE Award and Model*
Duration: 1,5h

Grzegorz Szalajko free of charge
28 February 2015 Webinar
REGISTER

Training for assessors:
Project Excellence Assessors Refreshment Training**
Duration: up to 5h

Grzegorz Szalajko free of charge
7 March 2015 Webinar
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Training for assessors:
Project Excellence Assessors Refreshment Training**
Duration: up to 5h

Pau Lian Staal free of charge
13-15 March 2015

Physical training

Place: Odense, Denmark

APPLICATION FORM

Training for assessors:

Project Excellence Assessors Training***

Erik Mansson

Hakan Westman

350 euros

 *WEBINAR: Introduction to PE Award and Model Purpose of the webinar: An opportunity for potential applicants to the PE Award 2015 to learn about the benefits of participation and to get a brief introduction to the award process and Project Excellence Model

** WEBINAR: PE AWARD ASSESSORS REFRESHMENT TRAINING 2015 (28 February and 7 March 2015)
For active assessors trained last time in 2012 and every active assessor who wants to refresh a knowledge about the assessment process and PE Model.
 
*** PHYSICAL TRAINING: Project Excellence Assessors Training

Target group:

  1. Assessors for the IPMA regional Nordic Project Excellence Award 2015 (Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Denmark, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania)
  2. Potential Award applicants (selection criteria do not apply for potential award applicants)
  3. Assessors for the international IPMA Project Excellence Award 2015

Background: For 2015 IPMA will not host a general training for the International PE Award, but mainly relay on assessors previously trained. The focus will be on supporting regional awards, and in addition complement our international assessors pool in specific target areas for strategic capacity building such as e.g. Italy, China, France, UK, India, Latin America, Nordic countries

Selection criteria (not applicable for potential award applicants): Assessors will be chosen based on the following criteria:

  • General assessor qualification criteria  
  • Having previous PE experience
  • Belonging to a Nordic country
  • Belonging to other strategic geographical area
  • Allocation of remaining seats on a first come first served basis at the close of application date on 5 February
  • Initial confirmation from Award office to applicants by 9 February
  • Final confirmation upon receipt of payment to IPMA but not later than 2 March
Contact the in order to receive more details on each of these events.

All of these training sessions are led by the experienced trainers who have participated in the Project Excellence Award process for several years. Also variety of participants from several industries and large amount of exercises give a great chance to exchange knowledge and experience in all areas of project management.

TRAINERS 2015

 

Erik Mansson (Germany)

Erik has 20 years of experience of projects in different context including the launch of the Euro and programme manager for the Single Euro Payments Area. He is a member of the Swedish and German project management associations. In 2009 he received the Otto Zieglmeier Award for his promotion of project excellence world-wide including active yearly participation in project assessment since the first Award 2002, trainer for PE at numerous occasions in Europe and China and member of the Award Management Board since 2007. Since 2009 he has been in the jury for the German PE Award

 

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Hakan Westman (Sweden)

Hakan is a competent project manager consultant with great experience from driving projects within Banking-, Infrastructure and Public sector. Since 2003, Hakan has a valid IPMA B certificate and has been re-certified twice. He has been working internationally during several years, mostly in Europe. Hakan is since many years assessor for project managers according to the IPMA-standard (B and C level) as well as both IPMA- Delta Foreign and Project Excellence Award Assessor. He is also verifier of project management training courses and programmes according to the IPMA Registration system. Hakan is an active member of both the Swedish and the Danish project management association. His coaching skills has grown over the years. From one to one instructing, through training processes and models for internal groups, then externally. Further through individual, project and corporate assessments and workshops. Focus now is coaching individual leaders and management groups. 

 

aw_Pau_Lian Pau Lian Staal (The Netherlands)

Pau Lian is senior consultant at AT Osborne B.V., an independent management and consultancy firm in the Netherlands. Since 1999 she has been working for principals in the areas of large infrastructure projects as well as for principals in mostly the public environment. Pau Lian helps organisations during change processes, fulfils positions in the field of quality management, carries out audits and (project) evaluations and delivers lectures and training. In addition, her work week centres on the NETLIPSE programme (www.netlipse.eu) that focuses on gathering best practices and lesson learnt on the management and organisation of large infrastructure projects in Europe. Pau Lian is Programme Manager and Coordinator of the Stakeholder Participation & Communications interest group. Since 2007 Pau Lian has been involved as (lead) assessor of the IPMA Project Excellence Awards. In 2011 she helped initiate the Project Excellence Awards scheme in the Netherlands and acts as one of the Assessor trainers.

 

Grzegorz Szałajko (Poland)

Grzegorz is a strategic and project management advisor, trainer and coach that brings international experience and passion for projects to many organizations worldwide. He is involved in the Award process since 2005 when he became an assessor in the International PE Award. 3 years later he became a Team Lead Assessor. In these roles he has assessed various large and mega projects in Asia, US and Europe. As a co-author of the current assessors training program, Grzegorz became an official PE assessors trainer in 2009. As a result of his involvement in the development of the Award, in 2011 he became a member of the IPMA Awards Management Board. He has also contributed to the development of national Project Excellence Awards in Poland and Nepal. His main expertise includes strategic projects portfolio management, project governance, deployment of agile methods and recovering control in troubled projects.