Project Management

Litigation Awareness

You ask yourself “what is litigation, why is it important for my daily work?” Litigation is a proceeding by which a party files a law suit against another in the civil court of law. The tendency that claims are litigated in construction projects has dramatically increased. Everyone, also you as a project team member, might be interrogated as a witness! In this E-Learning you will learn the do’s and don'ts in communication to support the position of thyssenkrupp in disputes.

tkIS only: PM Fundamentals – virtual

The successful handling of smaller or larger customer projects is a main part of the business model of thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions and a challenge of the persons in charge. A key success factor for executing external customer projects is professional project management.This Program enables Project Managers and Project team members to apply PM methods and processes based on PME Guidebook 2.0 and PMI®. It includes methodologies of the bid phase as well as the execution phase of a project.

Project Sponsor Know How

In this E-Learning you will learn what it takes to become a good sponsor and how you can make a difference for your projects.

PM Sims

In this interactive learning simulation you are a Project Manager. You will manage your own project team, have to make important decisions, negotiate with your Project Sponsor and will get feedback from a virtual coach.

Risk Management Basic

The E-Learning is intended for those who would like to learn more about the basis and background of risk management. You will need about 90 minutes for the whole course, including the exercises. You can stop at any time, though, and save your current status.

tkIS only: Specialist Course for PM

You strive for the PM Specialist Certification @ tkIS. This program is your final training part to achieve it. As part of the certification you have to prepare a “My current Project” report and a presentation in advance. You present and discuss your project and receive valuable feedback of the trainer and the other participants. Cash is king! Therefore you will enhance your skills to improve your project cash flow. You will work on your conflict management skills and your PM role as „CEO of the project“.

tkIS only: Preventing and Managing Crises

When a project hits a barrier, it can take an entire team into crisis mode. This program prepares you effectively on the one hand to realize the early warning signals of an arising crisis and how to prevent crisis. On the other hand it prepares you how to successfully deal with stakeholders and team members in case of project crisis. You gain a rich set of strategies and techniques for prevention, mastering and intervention of a project crisis.

Beyond the Limits 2.0

Project Managers and their core teams often work under extreme pressure. They have to collaborate in a highly dynamic environment, challenged by many unforeseen situations every day. In this training you will experiment and learn how to work and make decisions as a high performing team under highest pressure.

tkIS only: PM Methodologies and Processes

This tk customized training based on the PM standards of tk, PMI® and IPMA®. The content of the program is constantly updated regarding the changes within tk. The training focuses on the successful start and end of a project ie. initiation, planning and closing phases with relevant methods, as well as deep dive into major topic areas of a tk project (stakeholder management, scope management, time management, organization and risk management, resource & cost management).

Leading Project Teams in Plant Business

In this program you will gain a better awareness of your own leadership style within your project and its influence on the behavior of your project team. You will be enabled to effectively lead your project team and expand your competencies in this regard. In addition, you will learn to exercise your project leadership role in a purposeful way based on trust, a good project culture and emotional intelligence.

Project Management Fundamentals – How to manage projects professionally

Project work is increasingly becoming a daily task at thyssenkrupp. Whether it's external customer projects or internal changes – the structured handling of projects is a key success factor for achieving the project goals set, completing the project on time, and using resources efficiently. In this program, you will learn to apply project management methods and processes to projects according to the latest industry standards.

Project Management Advanced – Steering projects to success in a targeted

In this program, you will receive in-depth qualification for the goal-oriented control of projects. Depending on the complexity of your internal or external project you will learn to scale those accordingly. Keep the focus and control the scope and quality, as well as the deadlines and costs professionally with the involvement of the project team.

Leading Project Teams

In this program you will gain a better awareness of your own leadership style within your project and its influence on the behavior of your project team. You will be enabled to effectively lead your project team and expand your competencies in this regard. In addition, you will learn to exercise your project leadership role in a purposeful way based on trust, a good project culture and emotional intelligence.

tkIS only: PM Fundamentals

The successful handling of smaller or larger customer projects is a main part of the business model of thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions and a challenge of the persons in charge. A key success factor for executing external customer projects is professional project management.This Program enables Project Managers and Project team members to apply PM methods and processes based on PME Guidebook 2.0 and PMI®. It includes methodologies of the bid phase as well as the execution phase of a project.

GetReady for SCRUM Master

SCRUM is an unstoppable trend in agile project management that is being used more and more in internal as well as external projects. Do you seek to dive into the SCRUM world and get certified as a globally recognized Professional SCRUM Master™ I (PSM I)? Then this preparation program is exactly what you need! The ability to use SCRUM in your daily work requires a deep understanding of the method, its mechanisms and the required roles. In this 2-day SCRUM program, you will be introduced to the basics of the SCRUM method. You will learn where and how to use SCRUM, which tasks and functions you have to fulfill as a SCRUM Master in a SCRUM team, how to scale this method for your environment and also how to combine SCRUM with other methods such as PRINCE2, PMP®. The role of the Product Owner is also covered in sufficient depth to aim for a subsequent PSPO I exam.

Introducing SCRUM

Let’s SCRUM! Meet your virtual thyssenkrupp colleagues Paula, Stefanie and Steve and see them working on a project using SCRUM as methodology. After completing this E-learning, you will have a basic understanding of the SCRUM framework and have gained first experiences with the application of SCRUM.

Successfully managing EPC projects in Plant Business

In this 2-day program, you will receive a comprehensive overview of the typical workflows and processes in EPC projects. You will learn how to analyze the structuring of contractual relationships and contract models (EP, EPC, EPC-M, EPCC, Convertible EPC, ...) using case studies and how to derive the consequences for project execution. You will learn how to efficiently design and coordinate the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning processes, taking into account the relevant interactions with project management. You will understand how to integrate and implement constructability as a philosophy in the bid and execution phase in order to optimize costs, time and quality. You will develop a project and construction site organization that meets your specific requirements, including communication structures, role concept and understanding of roles.

Contract and Claim Management in Plant Business

This 2-day program enables you to understand different contract models in the bid and execution phase of a customer project and to carry out professional claims management. You will learn how to effectively design, negotiate and implement contracts in plant business. You will learn how to identify, minimize and control risks that can lead to claims situations. You will acquire the necessary know-how to professionally defend against or enforce claims and how to constructively resolve conflicts.

Crisis Prevention and Conflict Management

In this two-day training program, you will learn how to successfully manage conflicts in projects. You will learn how to analyze the causes and effects of conflicts, apply conflict resolution strategies and use conflicts constructively. You will acquire practical skills in dealing with difficult situations and people that you can apply in your day-to-day project work. You will learn more about the dynamics of conflicts and important psychosocial principles in social conflicts. You will learn about the escalation stages according to F. Glasl and how you can use them to assess, defuse and resolve conflicts.

PM Basics

This eLearning module is a first introduction to projects and project work. You will receive an overview of the most important methods and process stepps of classical project management.