Project Management Essentials Training

This training introduces the key elements to define, plan, coordinate and track projects for successful completion.

Participants can use their own topics to start the practical part, and review work already done and the next steps.

Team activities
Team activities

We will perform team activities

Real Case Examples
Real Case Examples

We will review examples of implementations from other companies.

Guidelines for your own Implementation
Guidelines for your own Implementation

Receive guidelines for your own implementation

Participants will split into teams to perform activities and practice the concepts, with coaching provided throughout the steps.


Training Length: 2 days

Aimed to: General Managers, Managers & Leaders

  • How to define a project and divide it into milestones (Project Charter)
  • How to define objectives clearly and make them S.M.A.R.T.
  • How to coach members of your team in the project (stakeholders)
  • How to monitor and report on the status of a project (tracking)


  1. Introduction to Projects
  2. Project vs. Operations
  3. Introduction to Project Management
  4. Project Management Focus
  5. Project Lifecycle
  6. Project Stakeholders
  7. PM Knowledge Areas

Instructed by seasoned Lean Coaches


Edgar Cardenas

Lean Advisor & Coach – Europe Operations Director

Edgar has worked the last years in countries like Romania, Hungary, Russia, Mexico, Colombia, Spain and  USA…, providing support to companies on their improvement journey based on developing teams to improve the quality of people & processes, in several industries including: Automotive, Electronics manufacturing, Food & Beverages, Plastics, Shared Service Centers, logistic services, among others.

Trajectory Highlights - Expand Biography

He recently provide support to companies like Bosch, Hino Motors, Mercedes Benz, Kimball, Zebra technologies, Takata, Inteva Products, Dawn Foods, BOA, Mars, Rubbermaid, Faist Group, Emerson, Exide, Harsha Engineers, Steelcase..

  • Lean for Business Processes corporate trainer for several companies

  • Operational Excellence speaker at several international Lean Conferences & Summits.

  • He has developed in Lean Management over 1000 managers & leaders

  • Certified as Lean Practitioner & Six Sigma´s Black Belt by the IIE, Atlanta , Georgia.

  • Edgar has received direct coaching and professional development from renowned leaders like:, Ritsuo Shingo (Former  Toyota President ), PhD. Jeffrey Liker (The Toyota Way), Gary Convis (Former VP at Toyota N.A. )


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