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 2013:
|20 April 2013||Webinar||Training for corporates: How to prepare application report?||Grzegorz Szałajko||free of charge|
|18 May 2013||Webinar||Team Lead Assessors Training (internal)||Pau Lian Staal-Ong
|free of charge|
* For trained assessors in 2012 but not involved in the assessment; for active assessors trained last time in 2010.
Time schedule 2013
Contact the in order to receive more details on each of these events.
There are 3 types of training provided as a part of the Project Excellence Award program:
|Training for corporates||Assessors Training (Foundation level)||Assessors Training (Expert level)|
|Overview||Ideal for potential Award Applicants looking for the ways to select the best projects in their organizations, initially assess them and professionally present them to the Award Assessors.||Experienced professionals interested in project excellence get a chance to learn the basics of the IPMA Project Excellence Model and assessment procedures. The best ones will have a chance to become the Award Assessors.||Experienced Award Assessors exchange best practices on the most challenging elements of the assessment process and improve the assessment standards.|
|Participants||Business leaders and experienced program, portfolio and project managers||Experienced project and program managers||Experienced Award Assessors and Team Lead Assessors (by invitation)|
In 2013 there are no trainings at foundation level for assessors. We invite you to the trainings in 2014.
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.
Pau Lian Staal-Ong (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.
Trainer profiles: Michael Boxheimer (Germany) Boxheimer started his engagement with the PE Award in Germany in 2002. He is experienced in different roles: Assessor, Team Leader, Trainer, Applicant and Member of the Organisation Committee for the German Project Excellence Award. Since 2008 he is also an active member of the international PE community, eg, as IPMA´s PE Ambassador for Germany.His professional background: he worked for different international project driven companies, responsibilities ranging from project management to business results. Today he is designing and implementing Project- and Process- Management Systems to improve business results with customers in IT and engineering industry.
Brian Cracknell (Malaysia) M.A, M.B.A., is Director of Language Works, a Malaysia-based company specialising in customising learning for organisations on topics such as Report Writing, Communication, Creativity and Innovation. He is a registered City & Guilds internal verifier and trainer for Teaching, Training and Assessing Learning. He has designed and delivered training programmes since 1983 in Asia, the Middle East and Europe. Since 1996 he has led teams on training and development projects for Banking, IT, Telecommunications, Energy and Education sectors, and for government bodies. Brian has been a team lead assessor (TLA) for the IPMA Project Excellence Award since 2006.
Suraj Dahal (Nepal) Suraj Dahal is an avid advocate of the profession of project management and serves as the General Secretary of Project Management Association of Nepal (PMAN), a national member association of the International Project Management Association (IPMA). He has been managing social and development projects, programs, and portfolios since 2000. He has taught project management courses at prominent institutions in Nepal. He has been an Assessor for the IPMA’s International Project Excellence Award since 2010 and was a Co-Trainer for Assessors in 2011 in Kathmandu.
Ding Ronggui (China) Ding Ronggui is a member of China Project Management Research Committee (PMRC). Since 2006, he has been an IPMA PE Award Assessor/ Team Lead Assessor and assessed projects in Germany, Russia, Italy, etc. Since beginning of 2007, he has been a member of the IPMA Award Management Board. Ronggui is a professor of Shandong University, and a visiting professor of Macao University of Science and Technology. He has been teaching project management for universities, companies and government departments in China and other countries. As an active project manager, he has completed successfully several important projects in different industrial and research fields, and his books are also well accepted by managers. Because of his outstanding outputs, he was honoured as an excellent talent by China Ministry of Education in 2007.
Erik Mansson (Germany) Erik Månsson 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.
Grzegorz Szałajko (Poland) Grzegorz Szalajko, CISA, PMP – His involvement in the Award process started in 2005 when he became an Award Assessor. 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 is also an official PE assessor’s trainer. He has also contributed to the development of national Project Excellence Awards in Poland and Nepal.As a project management consultant and trainer at Energy Group he brings international experience and passion for projects to several large organizations in Poland. His main expertise includes project governance, compliance, agile methods and project rescue.