Project Management Excellence: The Complete Programme

Project Management Excellence: The Complete Programme
April 24th, 2024


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Delays, cost overruns, or quality problems can wreck your project. Learn how to get your project right every time!

• Learn all aspects of project management from the perspective of the PMBOK® guide in 5 intensive days.
• Get the knowledge you need to join a PMP exam prep training programme

Key Competences:
• 47 PMBOK® competencies
• Staffing projects for success
• Stakeholder management
• Change management
• Risk management
• Performance management

The Right Programme for you

You are a project manager and already have some experience initiating, planning and managing projects. You want to develop your skills even further. This programme is not for managers new to project management.

Typical Participants:
• Managers
• Business Professionals

Learn, Practice and Use

• Identify and perform stakeholder analysis
• Develop a WBS (Work Breakdown Structure) and create a project charter
• Determine the critical path of a project
• Staff your project for optimum results
• Gain more skills in executing, monitoring & controlling the tasks defined in your project plan
 Define roles and responsibilities of the project team members
 Monitor all project risks
 Manage the financial resources for your project
 Conduct the kick-off meeting and get buy in
 Archive and retain relevant project records

Programme Modules

What will you learn and practice?

Project Management Excellence: The Complete Programme is a 5-day hands-on training programme, Highly interactive with exercises and role plays.

1 – Examining the Project Management Framework 
 Exploring characteristics of projects 
 Reviewing project management terminology 
 Considering environmental influences 

2 – Reviewing the Project Management Body of Knowledge
 Describing the project management process groups 
 The project management knowledge areas 
 Project management competency standards 

3 – Initiating the Project
 Using project selection methods 
 Defining project scope 
 Documenting project risks, assumptions and constraints 
 Identifying and performing stakeholder analysis 
 Evaluating the project charter 

4 – Planning the Project
 Defining and recording requirements, constraints and assumptions 
 Identifying project team members and defining roles and responsibilities 
 Creating the work breakdown structure (WBS) 
 Developing the change management plan 
 Identifying risks and defining risk strategies 
 Obtaining plan approval 
 Conducting the kickoff meeting 

5 – Executing the Project Plan
 Executing the tasks defined in the project plan 
 Ensuring a common understanding and setting expectations 
 Implementing a quality management plan 
 Executing approved changes, actions and workarounds 
 Improving team performance 

6 – Monitoring and Controlling the Project
 Measuring project performance 
 Verifying and managing changes to the project 
 Ensuring that project deliverables conform to quality standards 
 Monitoring all project risks 

7 – Closing the Project
 Obtaining final acceptance for the project 
 Getting financial, legal and administrative closure 
 Releasing project resources 
 Creating and distributing a final project report 
• Archiving and retaining project records 
 Measuring customer satisfaction 


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“ It is a perfect possibility to connect with people from different industries, who are dealing with the same issues.”

Agata Kulik, Product Manager Special Salts, Jungbunzlauer Ladenburg GmbH, Germany


“ Facilitator, content, tools, methods, room were very good and fitted to the participants and their needs.”

Andreas Armenat, Head of Production, GO Generics & Standard Solutions, Fresenius Kabi AG, Germany


“Very interesting topics, international and multicultural environment. Very professional coach.”

Alessandro Foresio, Vice President, Logic S.p.A., Italy


“The subjects covered were extremely relevant and gave input to my personal development.”

Rosa Karen Schmidt, Senior VP-Assistant, Novo Nordisk, Denmark



What time does the programme start and finish?
MCE programmes start at 9:00 and finish at 17:00. Lunch is a 1-hour break and there are two coffee breaks too. On the last day, the programme finishes at 16:30 as we know a lot of people have to catch planes and trains.

What should I wear (dress code) when participating in an MCE Programme?
Most participants wear Business Casual clothes. A formal business suit is not necessary.

Are there MCE approved/recommended hotels?
Yes, each programme has recommended hotels that have the best rates. We include details of these hotels in your registration pack.

Are meals included? I don’t eat certain food. Can I order special meals?
Lunch is provided every day and we always organize a buffet so you have a good choice of foods to cater for different needs.

Are there evening activities?
Your evenings are free, although there some exceptions (e.g. On the MCE Leadership Development Programme there is an activity on day 3)

Is there a free Wi-Fi?
For programmes at MCE in Brussels, there is free Wi-Fi throughout the building. For other locations, the services can vary, but in most locations we have organized free Wi-Fi.

What level of English do I need to take part in an MCE Programme?
MCE’s participants come from over 90 different countries but all of our open enrolment programmes are run in English. You need to have a good working knowledge of English to be able to fully participate in the programme and network with other participants. If you have difficulty understanding these questions, the programme might be difficult for you too.

Will I get a certificate at the end of the programme?
Yes, a certificate of attendance is provided to you upon successful completion of the programme.


Are MCE programmes certified by an official body/organization?
10 of MCE’s top selling programmes are approved by Project Management Institute and you can find more information on these programmes here.

What is the MCE approach to learning and development?
All of MCE’s Open Enrolment programmes are based on MCE’s FEEL-THINK-DO and 70-20-10 principles to enable effective learning transfer.

Who designs MCE programmes?
Our Portfolio team together with the core MCE Senior Associates design all of our programmes based on the ROPES model.

Are MCE’s Programmes practical?
MCE’s programmes are all designed to allow to practice what you have learnt. So you will have lots of time to practice, practice and practice.



Are VAT rates included in the price?
The price advertised in this page is VAT excluded and applicable to clients and companies legally based in the European Union.

All clients outside the European Union (EU), e.g. Middle East, Africa, Asia and America, are exempt from VAT rates. For them, the price advertised here is the final price to be paid.

  • One exception: Training Programmes in France. All clients (inside or outside the European Union) following training programmes in France are liable to 20% VAT rates in all cases.

When are VAT rates applicable to me?
In the case of clients and companies legally based in the European Union, VAT rates will be added to the price in the following cases:

  • If the client is a natural person (B2C) without a VAT number. 21% VAT applicable.
  • If the training programmes runs in France: 20% VAT applicable.
    • Also applicable to clients outside the European Union (EU)
    • Except when
      • The client is VAT-exempt
  • If the client is legally registered in Belgium (independent from where in Europe the training programme is followed): 21% VAT applicable.
    • Except when:
      • The client attend the training programme in France: 20% VAT applicable instead.
      • The client is VAT-exempt
    • If the client does not provide a corporate VAT number or does not have any VAT number: 21% VAT applicable (Only applicable to clients in the EU).

I don’t have approval from my finance team yet, can I make a tentative registration?
Yes, simply contact us and we will hold a place for you.

Is hotel accommodation included in the programme fee?
No, participants are expected to arrange their own accommodation and travel. The Programme fee covers the programme attendance, materials, lunches & refreshments.

Does MCE give discounts or grants for individual registrations?
MCE works mostly with companies and organizations and we can provide corporate deals for group bookings or preferred supplier deals. If you would like to discuss a corporate deal, we will be happy to talk to you.

Can I pay with my corporate credit card?
Yes, you can. We accept VISA, Mastercard and Amex.

Does MCE have corporate deals/frameworks available?
Yes, we have. Please contact us for more information.

Can I cancel or change my booking free-of-charge?
At MCE, we understand that business people have commitments and changes do happen. So you can cancel or change your registration up to 21 days before the programme starts without any fees or charges. After that date, you will need to pay full fees, but you are allowed to transfer once to a new programme date.


The MCE Team is ready to answer any questions you have. Please contact us by phone, email, contact form or even website chat. We would be happy to talk to you!


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Dates & Locations

03 Jun – 07 Jun 24 (Brussels) GO
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29 Jul – 02 Aug 24 (London)

04 Nov – 08 Nov 24 (Amsterdam)

09 Dec – 13 Dec 24 (London)


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