Why is good project management know-how important for you?
If you are working for a company that is doing substantial parts of its business in projects, you know that high-quality project management is one of your company's key success factors.
Your career development depends mainly on what and how much you can contribute to your company's success. With excellent project management skills, you will be a valuable member of your company. This will help you to grow your career.
Every project is different which allows you to gain new learning and experience in different business areas with every new project you work on. If you like to continuously learn throughout your professional life, a career as a project manager would be the right choice for you.
Now you are looking for sources where you can get PM know-how and relevant learning. You are in the right place.
Overview of the content on this website
My name is Peter Stoemmer.
I am a trainer, consultant, and coach for project management and the owner of this website.
The material you can get from me is a structured compilation of the project management know-how from
my project management practice
countless discussions in project management seminars, workshops, consulting, or coaching sessions
The website focuses on your learning and the practical application of project management know-how, while theory is kept to a necessary minimum.
There are four major chapters:
Home & About
Services & Products
Each chapter consists of sections, and some of these, of sub-sections.
Chapter "Home & About"
This chapter contains the "Home Page", plus the pages "About Peter", "About this Site", "My Blog", and the "Site Map" which helps you navigate this website.
Chapter "Traditional PM"
In the chapter "Traditional PM" and its sections and sub-sections, you will discover all the traditional project management concepts and tools, as we are using them for managing a linear, phase-by-phase project life cycle.
If you are just starting with exploring project management, I recommend you go through this chapter first. It is laid out as a learning path that guides you in the following sequence:
If you are interested in how to create and manage an organizational environment for successful projects, then head over to Project Portfolio Management, in chapter "Project Business". In this section you will get an overview of the most important organizational components and considerations of project-oriented companies. Its sub-sections cover topics like project selection and prioritization, or the project management career, among others.
Here, you also find the section Case Studies, where I share some real-life cases to illustrate the practical application of project management concepts.