We are the home association for professionals and organizations involved in Project Business. A community of project business professionals and organizations. Welcome!
The cross-corporate nature of project business brings fresh Agility into organizations. However, it is High-Risk Business for everyone involved.
Project business is the lifeblood of today's global Project Economy. Let's make it better!
The Project Business Foundation is the place, where the actors involved in project business meet:
Practitioners and Organizations, who do projects in a cross-corporate setting as clients and/or contractors.
Experts and Consulting/Training organizations in the field of project business, who are prepared to give these practitioners and organizations a helping hand.
We also welcome Thought Leaders and other parties that can contribute things of value, such as software, finance, new ideas, and more.
As professionals organized in the Project Business Foundation, we believe in Completing over Competing for better project business based on mutual trustworthiness and integrity. Bringing effective project business management and business spirit into project organizations is a major Transformation that helps corporations survive and boost the success of their cross-corporate projects.
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Project Business is a central building block of the fast growing Project Economy. As in any economy, vendors and buyers come together to perform business with each other, and third parties support this business with education and advice.
Project Business can be very satisfying. However, it is high risks business for organizations and people involved. Successful project business requires a cooperative transformation that fundamentally changes the way how organizations do their projects: Cross-corporate rather than cross-functional with a focus on completing over competing.
Project Business Management (PBM) is the discipline that helps bring success into a project performed by two or more contractually connected organizations. It does build on project management knowledge and skills, but adds proficiency in commercial and legal matters. PBM is for many people and organizations the key discipline to secure their future in the project economy.
Developing this proficiency and sharing it in a global community is the joint mission of the people at Project Business Foundation.
You can be a part of it. Your journey begins here...
The Success of Your Project Mission depends on the capability and reliability of one or more contractors? Then, the Project Business Foundation is your place.
As the Paying Customer, you expect to be treated as a king. Instead, you often find yourself waiting in line behind other customers, not getting what you ordered and for what you are prepared to pay.
Together, let's explore ways to ensure you receive the VIP Service in your project business that you deserve, and for which you are prepared to pay. It begins here...
Your project must make the Customer Happy. In addition, it provides income to the performing organization. This income is the lifeblood of your company. It must be timely and allow for a profit.
It is often a difficult task to satisfy the customer, develop Profitability of the project, and to protect the Liquidity of your own organization at the same time. However, effective tools and solutions have been developed and tested for that, and there are experts helping you to apply them.
The Project Business Foundation is your home association, where you find them. It begins here...
As a prime contractor, projects can be satisfying and project business profitable.
Often, however, the situation sandwiched in the middle between a customer and subcontractors is difficult. Pressure is applied from both sides, and when one side performs poorly, the prime contractor is held liable by the other side. In these moments, while problems grow, profitability vanishes fast and cash flow turns negative.
As a prime contractor, one is both, the contractor to a customer, and the customer of the subcontractors.
For each of these roles, the Project Business Foundation is here to help. It begins here...
The need to build skills in Project Business Management is mostly unsatisfied. Practitioners mostly learn by "Trial and Error", however trial in project business is expensive, and error even more.
Project Business Foundations gives instructors, trainers, coaches, and consultants the know-how to be successful in this field. This is finally validated with the ACE seal, the signal for professionalism as an Accredited Consultant and Educator. It begins here...
Practitioners in Project Business need better education to close the current talent gap: Knowledge in project management is an essential part, however, on top of that, commercial and legal matters need to be addressed.
To be prepared for and master difficult business situations, there is a need for capable consultancies and education. Organizations that want to address these issues are welcome as Partners of the Project Business Foundation.
Education & Consulting Partners are organizations, who employ experts in teaching, training, coaching, and consulting with a focus on Project Management and Project Business Management.
Join us at the Project Business Foundation as an Education & Consulting Partner here...
There is a need in many organizations to improve the maturity of their employees' professionalism in project business.
As customers, these organizations cannot afford disappointing service from vendors, which undermines the success of their projects.
As vendors, they need happy customers as much as the timely inflow of money—for them, their customer(-facing) projects are profit centers.
Sponsoring Partners strengthen the profession financially and conceptually and help raise this maturity.
Join us the Project Business Foundation as a Sponsoring Partner here...
Project Business Management is so far underrepresented in most publications. However, cross-corporate project business is a challenging reality in a growing number of industries. Public discourse is needed.
Media Partners help practitioners and experts advance as professionals.
Join us the Project Business Foundation as a Media Partner here...
The Project Business Foundation is an independent professional and industry association under Swiss Law (Zivilgesetzbuch, Art. 60-79)