UNI 11648/UNI 11506 Project Manager

Why should you attend?

The figure of the Project Manager is a real profession that requires specific culture and skills today described in two new related standards: UNI 11648: 2016 and ISO21500: 2012, which have the aim of providing precise support and references to guide the actors involved in the execution of the projects, starting from the figure of the Project Manager.

In fact, the skills of planning and project management, including the coordination of available resources, the intervention coordination actions, the achievement of the objectives in the expected times and costs, the quality of the performance, the risk control are elements now required by current legislation (such as the recent guidelines for the implementation of Legislative Decree 50/2016).

The course provides a complete picture of the obligations that the legislation requires, also providing internationally recognized common principles, and in coherence with other standards (ISO 10006: 2003, ISO 10007: 2003 (QMS) and ISO 31000: 2009 (Risk Management – Principles & guidelines) and Best Practice disseminated. The course concludes with a simulation of the certification exam (course exam). Those who intend to carry out the KHC Certification can take a separate exam the next day, according to the modalities provided by the Certification scheme on the www.khc.it site, after verification of KHC’s fulfillment of the requirements The course entitles you to a number of PDUs equal to the hours provided upon request for the purpose of maintaining KHC UNI 11648 certifications 2016 and PMI® certifications.


Who Should Attend?

The course is aimed at:

  • Who wants to deepen their skills in project management.
  • Public and private companies that intend to qualify their Project Managers.
  • Who, even if already in possession of an international certification, intends to align with the ISO 21500 standard.
  • Officials and Executives who perform or aspire to the role of RUP (Sole Procedure Manager) in the PA (Public Administration).
  • Project Manager of private companies, responsible for contracts with the PA (Public Administration).
  • Managers and freelancer’s public and private.


Learning Objectives

The course provides the necessary knowledge to pass the certification exam required by the CBs (Certification Bodies), in compliance with UNI 11648: 2016 and 11506: 2017 standards, guaranteeing to the market that whoever possesses them has the requirements specified in the UNI standards for carry out the activity of Project Manager.

The course explores the clauses of the ISO 21500: 2012 “Guidance on project management” standard, integrating them with the explanation of the project management processes, plus a series of exercises on the application of knowledge (skills) in the professional activity of Project Manager.



Training prerequisites:

  • Having passed a cycle of upper secondary school (or equivalent qualifications)
  • Having followed a training course, and passed the final exam, the contents of which are at least equivalent to those indicated in CEPAS Sheet SH245.
  • Work experience prerequisites:
  • Having played the role of project manager for at least 2 years in the past 6 years, or
  • Having carried out activities within project management groups for at least 3 years in the last 10 years, plus at least 1 year as project manager in the last 10.

Course Content

Development for projects: The project: purpose and characteristics; project and change. Critical areas: definition of objectives; context and description of the project; evaluation criteria; planning.

  • Organization of a Project (outline): classification of projects and their structuring; Organization of resources: tasks and responsibilities.
  • Projects and Life Cycle: The life cycle of the project and the product; The Key Areas (KPA) of the PMI® model.
  • Planning and governance of a project: Planning principles; the economic value of the project; Project, Programs, Portfolio; Nature and purpose of the government; types of controls; change management; Earned Value analysis. Project reporting.
  • The five process groups according to ISO 21500: Start-up, Planning, Execution, Control and Closing.
  • The ten thematic groups according to ISO 21500: Integration, Stakeholder, Scope, Resources, Time, Cost, Risk, Quality, Procurement, Communication.
  • The UNI 11648 standard: Competences, activities and tasks of the Project manager on Groups of Thematic Processes.
  • Behavioral skills of the Project Manager: Self-discipline; communication; project team management; stakeholder management; Leadership.
  • Report of the legislation with existing standards and methodologies: ISO 10006, ISO 10007 and ISO 31000; Guide to PMBoK.
  • Certification exam simulation (course exam).
  • KHC certification exam (separate session).

Exam Format

The two UNI Project Manager certifications guarantee that the candidate has:

  • Qualification, minimum high school diploma.
  • Proven experience in project management.
  • Followed a specific training course (like this course).
  • Acquired knowledge of. UNI ISO 21500. Passed three exam tests:
  • Written test – knowledge – 100 multiple choice questions in 2 hours.
  • Written test – skills – solving a Case Study in 1 hour.
  • Oral exam – behavioral skills – consisting of an interview with a CEPAS commissioner, on the basis of a case study presented by the candidate himself with the CEPAS form (MD71 – REPORT ON THE PROJECT REALIZED).