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What is is a minimalist, practical project management system, supported by the European Union. It’s easy to learn, use and teach. is open and free, with a Creative Commons license.

It is compatible with PRINCE2®, the PMBOK® Guide and other widespread methods, standards and frameworks.



Because despite the existence of fundamental systems such as PRINCE2® and the PMBOK® Guide, many projects are run intuitively, without the help of a structured project management system. This is the case because the fundamental standards, while invaluable, are quite complex and tailoring them to your particular project can take a lot of effort.

Thhat is where the minimalist project management system comes in.


How does work? uses a cyclical system to make the activities more simple and regular. There are monthly, weekly, and daily cycles, each of which focused on one aspect of management activities.

In addition to the cycles, there’s a project initiation activity group run at the beginning, and a project closure group at the end.

Finally, there’s a post-project management group: a cycle run after the project is finished to evaluate the benefits. diagram

Besides the process, there are 4 management documents and a number of roles. is fully described in its online manual, which is available free of charge.


Our courses

Our courses take 2 days. They can be attended virtually or in person. They consist of a balanced mix of theory, discussions and practical exercises using a case study as well as the official slide deck issued by

The course content is:

  1. High-level overview of
  2. Project Initiation
  3. Monthly Initiation
  4. Weekly Management
  5. Daily Management
  6. Monthly Closure
  7. Project Closure
  8. Post-Project Management
  9. Nearly Universal Principles of Projects - NUPP
  10. Tailoring
  11. Interaction of with other management levels and development approaches (agile, waterfall, hybrid)
  12. Code of conduct
  13. Certification program


Get certified

After learning, you can take the exam to become a certified Practitioner. This exam is focused on your ability to manage projects rather than recalling theoretical information. Candidates who are certified are expected to be able to manage real world projects or contribute to their management in an effective and structured way using

The exam is conduced by international certification body. It is mutliple choice with 70 questions in max. 99 minutes. Candidates need a score of 67% or higher to pass the exam. Candidates are also required to accept the code of conduct.

The exam is currently available in English only. There’s a language aid feature in the exam that provides an automated translation of the question into any target language, for an approximate help.

There is no Foundation level certification.


Certificate validity

Certificates are valid for life, but they are attributed to the year they are issued; e.g., “P3P-2024”. Practitioners are encouraged to re-certify every year to stay up to date by re-taking the exam according to the newest version of Each first attempt at the upgrade exam is free of charge apart from a payment for the admin costs.


Training Venues:

Our public courses are held virtually and in person at our modern training center in Malinovo, Slovakia (7 km from Bratislava, the capital) with easy transport accessibility, public transport links and barrier-free access. We offer our students free parking, wireless internet access, coffee breaks and lunches at a local restaurant included in the course fee. 

For more information about our training venue please click here.


Public & in-company courses

We run our courses as public and in-company. Please see our Public Training Courses Calendar for our upcoming public courses.

If you are interested in an in-company training offer or would like to book for more learners at once, please contact us, giving the desired number of learners, course location and date range.



Our public courses cost 500 € per person + 158 € per person & attempt Practitioner online exam administered by certification body. The exam fee includes a practice exam.

For in-company course pricing please contact us, giving the desired number of delegates, course location and date range.

The listed prices are exclusive of VAT, which is applied and charged in line with relevant regulations. Our general terms & conditions apply.


Quality Guarantee:

If you adhere to all trainer's instructions, participate in the whole course and in spite of that do not pass the Practitioner exam, you can repeat the course with us once more for free. You have to pay just the re-exam fee.


Best Price Guarantee:

If you obtain a better price offer for a course in the same location, time period, delivered by a comparably experienced trainer, with guarantees comparable to ours, we will beat it - just present it to us.


Our Course Date Guarantee:

We value both the time and money of our customers. We therefore guarantee you that if you make a binding course booking with us and pay your participant fee on time, we will not cancel the given training due to lack of participants or any other subjective reasons.

Since our company was the established we have not canceled any of our courses with registered participants.


Our Know-how Retention Guarantee:

In case your employee, who took training with us paid by you, terminates employment with your company you can take advantage of our know-how retention guarantee. It means that a replacement employee nominated by you can attend the same course for free. You will pay only fee for his lunches & refreshments during the physical/ presence course and cover the certification exam fee (if she/he is to take a certification exam).

We assume the replacement employee will use study materials left behind by the original graduate. If your company does not have the study materials anymore we will provide you with a new copy at cost.


Just provide us with a copy of the employment contract termination notice of the previous graduate.

Your replacement employee can repeat the course within 6 months from the original course. The course date has to be mutually agreed at least 15 calendar days before the start of the chosen course. 

In case the course date which you choose would be fully occupied by participants who attend the course for the first time and not as a part of our know-how retention guarantee, we will contact your employee and offer him/her a new course date.


Training Course Calendar

The schedule of all our public training courses is available under Public Training Courses Calendar & Prices.


How to book a course?

Please fill in our order form or contact us.