Project Management


Who is it for?

  • Persons who manage diverse projects in addition to their primary daily duties
  • Persons who manage projects on a daily basis
  • New project managers

What’s in it for me and my business?

This programme has been designed to provide understanding of the importance of project management methodology and approach, and to lead participants to develop the same approach towards project management issues. It is also designed to help reduce the stress associated with project management activities, and to increase the chances that the project will be completed on time, within budget and to the required quality.

In addition, through practical exercises, participants will learn about the most important project management tools and techniques.

What will I be able to do after I receive training?

You will be able to:

  • Initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control, and close a project
  • Understand and manage all project participants
  • Manage a project with a view to achieving business goals
  • Understand the processes necessary for the successful completion of a project

What will I do and learn during the training?

During the course we will address the five project management process groups – from the start-up of the project to its closure. These process groups are as follows:

  • Initiation
  • Planning
  • Execution
  • Monitoring and controlling
  • Closing

Furthermore, we will address the underlying phases of a project life cycle and focus on the main tools and techniques related to project management methodology, as defined by the following nine knowledge areas:

  • Project integration
  • Project management framework
  • Time management
  • Cost management
  • Quality management
  • Human resources management
  • Communication management
  • Risk management
  • Procurement management


Miro Smolovic

Miro currently holds a position of Partner in StudySmart training organization, and is Senior Advisor to PwC’s Academy in Central and Eastern Europe. He is an expert with more than 25 years of experience in providing services to corporate, private, and non-governmental sectors.  

Prior to StudySmart, Miro spent 13 years as PwC’s Academy Leader for SEE, practicing also as trainer and consultant in self-development and life-long learning. Miro was engaged in creating PwC’s Academy in Serbia. His ideas were replicated across our Network when starting PwC Academies in CEE and globally. He worked in Central and Eastern European emerging markets where he gained experience in management, organizational behaviour and leadership by working with international inter-disciplinary project teams on both private sector and donor-funded development projects. He provided services to clients operating in different sectors of industry such as banking and finance, industry and manufacturing, FMCG, the public sector, and other sectors.  

Miro is an experienced PMP trainer covering different types of business training in both hard and soft skills. He delivered large-scale training courses in CEE and the EU countries. He delivered training courses in Serbia, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Romania, Bulgaria, Albania, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Poland, and in other countries in the Region. 

Miro graduated from City University of Seattle, and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). He is also a certified trainer for PMP PREP by RMC, a certified trainer for Daniel H. Pink’s Drive (The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us), and a certified trainer for Strengths Deployment Inventory (SDI). Miro is also a certified business coach.


10 April 2024; 13:00 - 18:00 EET (12:00 - 17:00 CET)

11 April 2024; 13:00 - 18:00 EET (12:00 - 17:00 CET)

12 April 2024; 13:00 - 18:00 EET (12:00 - 17:00 CET)


300 Euro (excl. VAT)



Number of participants

Up to 15

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Ginka Iskrova

Ginka Iskrova

Business Development Director, PwC Bulgaria

Yana Yaneva

Yana Yaneva

PwC's Academy Coordinator, PwC Bulgaria

Tel: +359 89 732 1284

Stefania  Stoimenova

Stefania Stoimenova

PwC's Academy Coordinator, PwC Bulgaria

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Gabriela Pavlova

Gabriela Pavlova

PwC’s Academy Coordinator, PwC Bulgaria

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