Ingibjörg Ferrer is an educated Kaospilot and has experience in facilitating learning spaces and creative processes and is a skilled coach. Furthermore, her experience in Project and Event Management serves well in her day to day as a Learning Manager for the school.
Project Management Course
The world is changing, and so is Project Management. We have designed a course for professionals who are currently unemployed so they can get the most in-demand skills on the job market. You will learn how to plan, structure and lead successful projects using the newest tools and methodologies.
Along with the essentials of Project Management, you will also discover how to manage remote teams, lead digital projects and the ins and outs of Product Management. Discover if you are eligible to participate free of cost in the details below remembering you must have an education level lower than a professional education or a shorter vocational education.
This Project Management course (AU i ledelse) is approved as a 6-week job-oriented training program on the nationwide positivliste under occupational group “Ledelse” and the regional positivelist with educational code 37518.
Who is it for?
This course is designed for people who are currently unemployed with an education level lower than a professional education or a shorter vocational education, providing them with opportunities to acquire highly requested skillsets. It’s free of cost if you fulfil the criteria for a 6-week job-oriented training program. Please, check the detailed requirements to participate and the application process below on the page.
- You are interested in a career entry to Project Management
- You want to add Project Management skills to your resumé
- You need Project Management skills to start your own company
Info & Cost
How to Apply?
Apply via our webpage (scan the handy QR code on the back of this brochure).
Send Us Your CV
Once you have received our email, send us a copy of your CV with related work experience outlined & a copy of your highest education diploma.
Check Your Eligibility
Speak to your A-kasse or Jobcenter representative to see if you are eligible to receive funding.
Once we have received a confirmation from KEA along with your A-kasse or Jobcenter, we will send you a confirmation email. We look forward to having you join us!
What is Project Management and what does a Project Manager do?
A project manager is a professional who successfully starts, plans, designs, executes, monitors, controls and closes projects, both big and small. They manage and coordinate teams keeping them motivated, removing roadblocks and allocating resources.
It is also an essential part of a project management role to assess risks, put out fires and keep track of milestones and the project’s status to manage expectations from stakeholders while ensuring transparency and excellent communication.
Are Project Management jobs in demand?
According to the Project Management Institute (PMI®), Project Management jobs are expected to grow globally by 33%, meaning 22 million new jobs. It’s also a multi-industry role from IT to oil and gas, finance and insurance, manufacturing, construction and utility industries, Project Managers are needed everywhere.
It offers great opportunities for career advancement. From an entry-level position to a highly specialized role, you have the opportunity to scale your career with Project Management skills, leading to more responsibilities. It’s also a vital skillset, whether you are employed or self-employed. Successful startup CEOs need to be excellent project managers.Apply Now
Find out how to become a Project Manager
The Project Management module is an academic subject with 10 ECTS credits and is obtained from the academy program in management. The module is offered on behalf of the Københavns Erhvervsakademi, KEA, under the Open Education Act. The module is concluded with an exam.
During 6 weeks, you will learn the fundamentals of Project Management, as well as the latest tools to help you become a Project Manager in a digital world.
*Modules are subject to change.
Digital Project Management
Learn how to lead successful projects digitally, using the newest tools and methodologies. Lead remote, cross-functional teams in an efficient way.
Leading innovative projects
Learn how to lead innovation projects that create lasting value. Set up cross-functional teams, manage uncertainty, foster a “fail faster” mentality and become risk avert without killing creativity.
Learn the basics of Product Management and get the skills needed to lead a product to greatness; from idea and concept, to development, testing and commercialization.
Choosing methods that work
Learn methodologies like Design Thinking and Lean Startup to lead projects that are truly agile in practice. Choose the right methodology for your particular project and mix and match to get a tailored solution.
The role of the Project Manager
Learn what is expected of you as a Project Manager and how to thrive in your role, getting to know common pitfalls and how to avoid them. Work on skills like leadership, communication and risk management.
User-Centred Project Management
Great Project Management puts the “user” (i.e. the customer) in focus, and builds projects that anticipate and solve real needs. Learn to use Design Thinking methodology to empathize with your customer and lead projects where you solve the right problem in collaboration with your customer
Scoping a project
Learn to prioritize your customers’ needs and set objectives for your project (S.M.A.R.T. and C.L.E.A.R.). Create a project statement and a Work Breakdown Schedule (WBS).
Become a master planner
Estimate deliverables and due dates, determine the ratio between quality, time and cost, and prepare for trade-offs between the three. What are you willing to compromise on? What is a no-go? Learn how to set milestones in sprints and get introduced to planning tools like Gantt.
Building and managing a winning team
Learn how to build a cross-functional team, how to identify and work with (and not against) your team members’ strengths and weaknesses, and how to manage a remote team digitally. Assess the skills you need for your project; select the right team, host a successful kickoff and set delivery dates for the members.
Identify the main risks for your project, develop strategies for how to mitigate them and create a risk management plan for your stakeholders and team members.
Become a great communicator. Design a communication plan for your stakeholders and your team, in order to keep all channels transparent and open. Communication is key in all relationships and your project is not an exception.
Monitor and Close your project
Keep track of your project with the right tools. Monitor your budget, stay focused on the milestones and create progress reports to keep everyone on the same page. Debrief with your team and end the project successfully with all stakeholders.
A very well prepared course, with knowledgeable instructors. This course has a good mix of theory and hands-on training and it is possible to attend no matter at what knowledge level you are - I had a great experience.
Ibrahim Kamstrup-Akkaoui, VP, Novo Nordisk
We got bombarded with interesting, relevant and up to date materials. I will definitely use takeaways from this course to implement in the company's marketing strategy.
Stéphane Le Borne, Digital Product Designer, AWE.dk
I thought I would go home with a few things to try out, but ended up with a whole book of new ideas to try out.
Jacob Oredson, Partner & Founder at Copenhagen Venture Exchange
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Head of Learning
Anna Cappi has +15 years of experience managing projects within different sectors, ranging from education to innovation and arts. She holds a PhD from Lund University and has been a lecturer at Paris VII and various business schools in Sweden, France and Denmark. Empathy, energy and experience are her key words when facilitating.
Vincent Bruin is originally from Australia and educated at Macquarie University and is passionate about international education, and all things international student experiences. In his day-to-day activities, he looks after the courses that the School offers and enjoys interacting with all key stakeholders including students and teachers.
KEA – Copenhagen School of Design and Technology – develops and offers practical and business-oriented higher education at Bachelor (BA) and Academy Professional (AP) levels. It has close cooperation with the business community and educational institutions both in Denmark and abroad. KEA is also a knowledge centre for public and private-sector enterprises.
Requirements to participate
How do I know if I qualify?
- You reside in Denmark with a CPR number
- You’re unemployed
- You have two years of relevant work experience
- You have a secondary school diploma
Apply for funding from your A-kasse
- If you are 25 years or older:
- You must be unemployed for a minimum of 5 weeks and a maximum of 9 months.
- If you are under 25 years old:
- You must be unemployed for a minimum of 5 weeks and a maximum 6 months.
- And one of the following educations:
- You have a professional education, eg. hairdresser, chef, welder.
- You have a short (max 2 years) higher education and a professional education (simultaneously).
Even if you do not fulfil the A-Kasse requirements, there is a good possibility of receiving funding through your Jobcenter. We recommend that you contact your caseworker and share the information in this brochure, especially the next section.
Information for your Jobcenter or A-Kasse
The Project Management course (AU i ledelse) is approved as a 6-week job-oriented training program on the nationwide positivliste under occupational group “ledelse” and the regional positivelist with educational code 37518*.
We have more to offer
- Internships We can support you in securing your next internship. Talent Garden is in contact with a broad network of growing startups in Denmark looking for their next employee. Presently, 285 of them are looking for interns, and we can guide you to a company that matches your ambitions.
- Career Coaching Your success is what drives us! We offer career guidance to all of our students, during and after their course. We are approachable, personable and most importantly, we believe in you!
- Alumni Network You will be a part of our extensive and well-connected alumni network on completion. Our alumni have gone on to land jobs with leading employers (LEGO, Pleo, UNOPS etc.), and you will be invited to come and rub elbows with them regularly.
- Talent Showcase Upon request, your CV and portfolio will be shared with our network of companies, both in Denmark and - if you’d like - Europe. The hunger for digital competencies on the job market is huge, and we are here to help companies snap up talents like you.
- Networking We are here to help you expand your network. You will have at least three opportunities to visit our campus to network with classmates, teachers, and speakers during the course. You will also have a standing invitation to our café and our in-house events.
- A Community of Startups We are not your average School - we are an innovation hub housing more than 300 tech entrepreneurs. As a Talent Garden student and alumni, you are a valued member of our expanding community. We look forward to welcoming you!
Remote Learning & Talent Garden Rainmaking
The course will be taught using a blended approach combining remote and in person learning activities. Talent Garden Rainmaking, our campus at Holmen in Copenhagen, is a community of 350 local entrepreneurs and tech professionals from more than 60 different companies.
16. May – 28. June 2022
weeks of full immersion
hours of teaching sessions
entrepreneurs to get inspiration from
opportunities to apply your knowledge
The value of the Talent Garden ecosystem
- Get access to our global community of 4,500 innovators including freelancers, startups, agencies, entrepreneurs and students spread across our 18 campuses in Europe.
- A network of experts and companies from all industries
- Exclusive informal events with guest speakers
- Entry into our exclusive alumni community, a dedicated Slack channel, live events and constant updates on new professional opportunities
- Access to a dynamic and stimulating campus with over 350 digital talents
- Entry to all events and workshops exclusively dedicated to Talent Garden community
- The possibility of participating in national hackathons and other challenges with preferential access
- All discounts and benefits reserved for the Talent Garden members including the use of our internal community platform
- The opportunity to obtain a desk within the campus with a discounted price
Dive deeper into the world of Project Management
Project Management jobs are expected to grow globally by 33%, meaning 22 million new jobs. It’s also a multi-industry role, Project Managers are needed everywhere.
Anna Cappi, course director and primary teacher of our Project Management course, shares how project management has evolved, what has changed as the world becomes more digitalised and what project managers will face in a post-COVID world.
There are many more tools out there for hungry project managers, eager to optimise their workflows. These seven are the best way to get acquainted with project management software and can be combined with each other for optimal, super-tailored results.