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Rotterdam School of Management

Project Management in Practice

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Jun 5—7
3 days
Rotterdam, Netherlands
EUR 2450 ≈USD 2767
EUR 816 per day
Sep 4—6
3 days
Rotterdam, Netherlands
EUR 2450 ≈USD 2767
EUR 816 per day
Nov 6—8
3 days
Rotterdam, Netherlands
EUR 2450 ≈USD 2767
EUR 816 per day


Modern and effective project management techniques require skills that allow the seamless integration of best practice tools with good leadership and team management within an organisation. Learn best-practice tools and people skills for effective project management during our three-day Project Management in Practice programme, designed by RSM Executive Education. You will explore every component of the project management landscape, including planning, controlling, reporting, team building, leadership, communications, and motivation.

This includes finding effective solutions for your own real challenges by interacting with leading experts and your peers. And you will learn how to use effective management techniques to transform complex ideas into a structured and successful plan, and how to manage multi-disciplinary teams through good leadership, motivation and team building to accomplish large projects.

You will assess your performance using an online assessment – the Inventory of Project Management Kit™ – to compare your results to an international benchmark. You can put the concepts you learn during Project Management in Practice into action at work immediately.

Upon successful completion of this programme you will receive a certificate from RSM recognised by the Project Management Institute, and 24 Professional Development Units (PDUs). These can be applied to obtaining the title of Project Management Professional certification. To apply for certification you need an additional 12 PDUs (i.e. by online training) and prove of practical experience. Read the Project Management Institute webpages for more information.

Key benefits

During the programme, you will:

  • learn how to organise and support projects
  • explore best practices and tools in planning, organising, controlling, managing project risks, and successfully delivering projects
  • discover how to create interactive project teams and empower them
  • investigate the personal competencies that are vital for successful project management
  • put your new knowledge into practice if you choose to work on your own projects during the course.

Who should attend

You will benefit from the Project Management in Practice programme if you are:

  • a senior manager who oversees the work of project managers
  • a project manager or team leader
  • participating in projects or providing support to project teams.


Dr Ingo Zborschil is a visiting faculty member at RSM and a managing consultant for Siemens’ in-house Global Marketing Services. He is responsible for the acquisition, planning, control and project management of business-to-business global sales, marketing consulting and market research projects ...
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