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Planisware Center for Excellence

Learn. Benchmark. Apply.

Masterclasses that combine theory with
practical applications to help evolve your product processes.

Upcoming Masterclasses


Excellence in Project
and Product Portfolio Management

The Planisware Center for Excellence is a place for PMO and Product Portfolio executives and senior managers to learn New Product Development best practices from the authorities in the field.

Through its one- and two-day Masterclasses led by experts in PPM processes, the Center helps participants acquire the skills they need in Project, Program and Portfolio Management to take their organization to the next level of maturity.



Dr. Robert G. Cooper,
Pioneer in Innovation and New Product Development:

"The Planisware Center for Excellence is an excellent forum for a group of very engaged and experienced managers to get a new topic discussed, share their experiences and gain new insights."



Learn from Thought Leaders

Masterclass leads are published authors recognized for their expertise and real-life experience.



A Like-Minded Audience

Our events are designed for executives and senior managers who are leading product development process improvements.


Actionable Knowledge

Instruction combines theory, case studies and guided, practical exercises.



An Interactive Environment

A small group limit enables an interactive environment that stimulates discussion.


No Spam

It's about the masterclass and only the masterclass. See our charter.



Tools and Resources


Proven frameworks

The systems discussed in our masterclasses have a track-record of helping organizations reach the next level in their PPM maturity.



Hands-on exercises

Interactive exercises guide you in applying theory to your specific circumstances.



One-on-one time with PPM experts

Throughout the masterclass, participants have numerous opportunities to discuss their challenges with our speakers, PPM experts.



Online resources

Participants access online resources, including templates and video recordings.




Compare your company's processes to those of your peers and discuss challenges and solutions.



Upcoming Events

Driving Product & Customer Value through Operational Excellence & DfX

Are you achieving maximum product value? What impact would shortening time-to-market have on your organisation?

with Philips Innovation Services

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Masterclass and Webinar: Innovation Strategy and Portfolio Management

A popular strategic masterclass, this time in Cambridge, UK

with Dr. Robert G. Cooper

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Product and technology roadmapping for future growth

Linking markets, products and technology

with Dr. Jay Paap

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Recent Events

Measuring progress in Agile Programs

Which metrics should Agile teams use to accurately report and communicate project status to the program level?

with Johanna Rothman

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Masterclass and Webinar: Innovation Strategy and Portfolio Management

What's your strategy for picking winning products to invest in?

with Dr. Robert G. Cooper

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Interview: Scaling Agile

How do you effectively scale Agile methodologies to the program level?

with Johanna Rothman

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