Corporate University as a Driver of Project Culture and Competence Development
Corporate University is an important tool for organizing of a process of sustainable development of project culture of the organization taking into account the interests of various internal and external stakeholders. Moreover, the Corporate University is a place where the most natural way to organize a constructive dialogue between these stakeholders and ensure a balance of their interests. An innovative model of sustainable development of IBS project culture is based on three principles, corresponding to the main streams of company's staff replenishment by Project Managers. First, for the trainees, who are coming into the company directly from a University bench, it is an organisation of fundamental training in the field of project management. Secondly, to consultants, who showed themselves as a potentially successful project managers, it is the ability to change the trajectory of career growth. And finally, for professional project managers, coming from other companies it is their adaptation and further personal development based on the business specifics of IBS Company. The paper presents main components of the IBS Corporate University Programme - from training of Master students on the position of a graduate employee (trainee), till coaching for the Project Directors; from the study of the Project Management methodology, till practical case studies, formed on the basis of real projects of the company.