Project Management




According to IPMA (ICB4) - Levels D and C

Complex and innovative projects, resource planning and tight deadlines: We know that today’s successful implementation of elaborate plans critically depend on professional project management skills. This Compendio textbook equips you with the tools you need to develop those skills. It provides an up-to-date, easy to understand toolbox for both agile and sequential project management following the Project Management-Certification according to IPMA (ICB4) - Levels D and C.

The teaching aid


This textbook includes all 28 for successful project management. For example:

  • Strategy
  • Project design
  • Culture & values
  • Stakeholder
  • Project Design
  • Finance
  • Negotiations
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Plan & Control
  • Change & Transformation


This textbook is for

  • everyone who wants to learn about project management
  • lecturers in project management
  • candidates for IPMA certification ICB4, Level C + D
  • students looking for a comprehensive yet easy-to-understand textbook on project management

This textbook facilitates your learning because it

  • includes all relevant key terms for IPMA project management certification Level C + D
  • defines and explains each key term in the summary section at the end of each chapter
  • provides ample practical project management examples
  • includes review questions at the end of each chapter helping you to test and deepen your knowledge
  • is full of clear and easy-to-understand illustrations of project management methods, tools and techniques
  • is accompanied by downloadable Power Point slides with all illustrations from the textbook
  • is suitable for self-study, classroom teaching and exam preparation alike


Look in the book

Textbook structure:

XPMA 001 structure


Project plan based on waterfall model:

XPMA 001 waterfall en 


Scrum in a nutshell:

XPMA 001 SCRUM en 




To the project management community

  • For your worldwide networking: IPMA, International Project Management Association
  • About IPMA in Switzerland: VZPM, Verein zur Zertifizierung von Personen im Management
  • About IPMA in Germany: GPM, GPM Deutsche Gesellschaft für Projektmanagement e.V.
  • For IPMA in Austria: PMA, Project Management Austria


Customized project management


Our special offer for schools, companies and schools of further education

  • You are planning a training in project management?
  • Do you need a text book that is precisely customized to your needs?
  • Choose the appropriate sections from our textbook and add your own content as desired. From topics to graphics, from layout concept development to distribution, as print edition or as e-book: you decide what you need. We take care of the rest.
  • Find more information here. Or get in touch with us!



Fabienne Streit
Tel. 044 368 21 12


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