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    • 24 Jun 2021
    • 10:00 AM (EDT)
    • 25 Jun 2021
    • 6:00 PM (EDT)
    • Online seminar (Zoom)

    Managing Project Business

    The Essentials of Projects in Customer-Contractor Settings

    A 2-day seminar:

    • 24 Jun 2021, 10 AM - 6 PM EDT
    • 25 Jun 2021, 10 AM - 6 PM EDT
    (see in your time zone)

    More and more organizations base their success on effective project business as customers or contractors. They face the specific challenges of Project Business Management. This seminar addresses these challenges and shows how to meet them.

    Welcome are:

    • Organizations involved in project business management, who send their employees as attendees to enhance their business as buyers or vendors.
    • Individuals, who book their seats to make themselves the number 1 choice for employers.
    • Consultants, trainers, coaches, PMO staff, who want to familiarize themselves with an inspiring subject that promises new business for them.
    • (more...).

    Note: This session is scheduled to be suitable for attendees from American time zones. For attendees from other time zones, see the Managing Project Business session on 31 May to 1 June 2021


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    hands-on, breakout
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    Attendees will gain an understanding of the full process, from the beginning at the client organization’s Make-or-buy decision, via business development steps and delivery to the formal end of the contract.

    By attending, professionals will be familiarized with the three essential topics of Project Business Management:


    The Trainer

    The Project Business Essentials classes are conducted by ACE*-qualified trainers. 

    The trainer for this class is Oliver F. Lehmann, co-founder and President of the Project Business Foundation. He says that he "dedicates his energy to lifting the lid off the secrets of success and failure in project business." 

    His detailed profile can be found at:

    Who should attend?

    Everyone involved in project business, such as:

    • Project managers in project business on customer and contractor side
    • Business developers
    • Project sponsors and supervisors
    • PMO (Project Management Office) staff
    • CEOs of projectized organizations
    • Trainers, mentors, coaches, and consultants in the field of project business management

    Are there any prerequisites? 

    • None
    • Knowledge of project management methods (traditional & agile) is beneficial.

    Can I have a look at the agenda?

    Yes, see https://www.project-business.org/academy1/project-business-essentials

    Can I claim PDUs?

    PMI®-certified project managers can claim PDUs:

    • Strategic & Business:
     8 PDUs
    • Technical:
     3 PDUs
    • Leadership:
    3 PDUs
    Total: 14 PDUs 

    Will I receive a certificate?

    Of course, as an attendee you will receive a confirmation:



    *: ACE - Approved Consultant & Educator
    An individual who has proven the capability in project management, project business management, and training in a rigorous program at the Project Business Foundation.

Past events (recordings)

31 May 2021 Managing Project Business
24 Apr 2021 𝗣𝗿𝗼𝗷𝗲𝗰𝘁𝘀 𝗮𝘀 𝗣𝗿𝗼𝗳𝗶𝘁 𝗖𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝘀 - Event by PMI Karachi Pakistan Chapter
16 Apr 2021 Projects as Profit Centers (at PMI BiH Chapter)
06 Apr 2021 PMI Germany Chapter: Das Project Business Study Book
31 Mar 2021 Project Business Essentials
29 Mar 2021 Project Business Essentials
23 Mar 2021 Introduction to Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
05 Mar 2021 30 Minutes: Your Entry to Project (Business) Management - 2
05 Mar 2021 30 Minutes: Your Entry to Project (Business) Management
29 Jan 2021 Rediscover the Joy of Training
15 Jan 2021 Interview with Scott Ambler: Agile Approaches to Project Business Management
16 Nov 2020 Interview with Dr. David Hillson: Managing Project (Business) Risks
06 Nov 2020 Your Input to The New Project Business Glossary is Welcome
28 Sep 2020 Interview with Peter Taylor: The Lazy Project (Business) Manager
14 Sep 2020 Interview with Lee R. Lambert: Bedrock in Project (Business) Management
14 Sep 2020 Crafting Cross-Corporate Project Success
20 Aug 2020 3rd Open Hour: Project Business in Times of Crisis
07 Aug 2020 Projects with Contractors - Boon or Bane?
04 Aug 2020 Our Project is a Profit Center. Now What?
28 Jul 2020 Interview with Cornelius Fichtner: Experience in Project Business Management
23 Jul 2020 Oliver F. Lehmann at the Project Management Innovation Summit 2020
13 Jul 2020 2nd Open Hour: Project Business Management Education Beyond Trial and Error
10 Jul 2020 Interview with Sunil Prashara, President of PMI®
25 Jun 2020 Project Management in Practice Conference by Boston University
19 Jun 2020 Contract Management in Projects (4 PDUs)
15 Jun 2020 Open Hour of the Project Business Foundation
30 Apr 2020 Survival Hints for Project Business
29 Apr 2020 Virtual Talk: The Scholarship Program for ACE Qualification
14 Apr 2020 CROSSCONNECT™, a Booster for Project Business Success
09 Apr 2020 Virtual Talk: The Scholarship Program for ACE Qualification
02 Apr 2020 PPM Innovators' Summit 2020
30 Mar 2020 Free Success Workshop for Project Contractors (2 PDUs)
13 Mar 2020 Project Business Management Masterclass - Option to Become ACE Qualified
24 Feb 2020 Project Business Management - Grundlagen (German)
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