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More and more organizations apply a form of structured project management. Only, a lot of them struggle with the role of the Project Board.

What can you expect from a Project Board? And what can the Project Board expect from the Project Manager?

This Directing a Project training provides a clear answer to those questions..



For individuals:

  • Ensure successful delivery in terms of time, quality, budget and benefits realization.
  • Develop a more advanced, applied level of knowledge to gain an understanding of the role of the Project Board, leading to successful projects
  • Understand different project roles needed for successful projects
  • Actively promote trust and close co-operation between the customer, business, and supplier and give on-going visibility into what is happening in the project

For organizations:

  • Encourage successful delivery of projects through a common approach for governance
  • Trained managers will also benefit from a shared and thoroughly understood language and approach
  • Simply adopt a tried and tested approach and best practices
  • Achieve better communication and control over projects
  • Developing professionalism in project board members and project managers


  • you are part of a Project Board or Steering Committee and you need to understand what is expected from you and what you can expect from your Project Manager
  • you are a Project Manager and need to understand what the Project Board is expecting from you and what you can expect from them
  • you are a project office team member and coach and want to provide your Project Board and Project Manager with adequate support for their specific role


  • A professional trainer that is certified in multiple project management methods and still applying these in his day-to-day work – no theoretical approach, but practical hands-on
  • A binder including the training materials and a quick reference card on Directing a Project


The entire program takes 1 full course day.

Module 1: Key concepts

  • Project management in the organizations
  • Projects, programmes, and Business as usual
  • Project management principles, themes and processes

Module 2: The Project Board

  • The Project Organization structure
  • Project Board overall duties and behaviour

Module 3: The Project Board during the project lifecycle

  • The project lifecycle – overview
  • Expected effort profile for the Project Board
  • Directing a project – the details


  • There are no pre-requisites for attending this training. Some experience of working on projects is desirable.
  • There is no pre-course work for this training
  • There is no homework

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