From the Practice for the Practice

Project Management Topics

The following lists give you an overview of Project Management topics, that can be combined according to your requirements.


  • Basics of Project Management
  • Start Phase, Kick-off Meeting
  • Commitment to Project Objectives
  • Contract Analysis
  • Stakeholder Analysis
  • Opportunities and Risk Analysis
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) / Work Packages
  • Scheduling (Gantt, network diagram, milestones)
  • Cost Planning, Estimation
  • Change and Configuration Management
  • Quality Management
  • Project Controlling (time, cost, resources)
  • Communication Management (reports, status, documentation)
  • Contract and Claim Management
  • Project Closure, Lessons Learned


  • Efficient Team Meetings
  • Time Management
  • Facilitation
  • Presentation
  • Negotiation Techniques
  • Question Techniques
  • Conflict Management
  • Leading a Team
  • Methods of Team Work
  • Team Building and Development

Special topic "Technical Specification":

You just started or will start a project. The scope of supply is not 100% clear, you have to clarify with the customer what should be delivered how and when. That’s the time you have to write and get approval for a Tech-Spec.

But how can you and your team come to a sound Tech-Spec in a (always) short time?

You learn the methodical approach to successfully write a Tech-Spec in a team. Contents, team participation, completion and acceptance of the customer.

With a real-life case study or an actual project of the participants a framework for a Tech-Spec is produced in this seminar.

  • Introduction to Tech-Specs, types of
  • Iterative process of writing a Tech-Spec
  • Contents of technical specifications (must-have, nice-to-have)
  • Getting the document approved
  • Change Management of this document