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Stuart Turnbull Country Manager

+44 7789 546 100
stu@mannaz.com

Nathan Hobbs Director, Client Solutions

+44 796 288 1445
nho@mannaz.com

Christine Dandy Client Director

+44 783 402 2486
cda@mannaz.com

Paul Frederick Blackhurst Client Director

+44 759 527 5952
pbl@mannaz.com

Stuart Schofield Client Director

+44 7990 036110
ssc@mannaz.com

Mette Skøt CCO - Chief Commerciel Officer

+45 8188 1077
msk@mannaz.com

Bitten Døjholt VP Public

+45 5139 6209
bdo@mannaz.com

Rasmus Bay VP Consulting Nordic

+45 4022 2922
rba@mannaz.com

Line Thatt Jensen Senior Consultant

+45 5139 6178
ltj@mannaz.com

Thomas Peter Rønholt Client Director

+45 5139 6257
tpr@mannaz.com

Henrik Bjerregaard Nielsen Client Director

+45 5139 6259
hbn@mannaz.com

Berit Kristine Bøggild Client Director

+45 2295 0151
bkb@mannaz.com

Anette Forsner-Hansen Client Director

+45 2087 1199
afh@mannaz.com

Simone Toftegaard Digital Consultant

+45 5139 6170
sto@mannaz.com

Emil Lindeløv Vestergaard Chefkonsulent, cand.psych.

+45 5139 6033
elv@mannaz.com

Lars Nellemann Manager, Ph.d.

+45 5139 6043
lne@mannaz.com

Marianne Bruun Okholm Manager

+45 5139 6048
mok@mannaz.com

Morten Flørnæss Kerrn-Jespersen Client Director

+45 5139 6052
mfk@mannaz.com

Thomas Boas Olsen Senior Consultant

+45 5139 6055
tbo@mannaz.com

Dorte Spiegelhauer Client Director

+45 5139 6062
dsp@mannaz.com

Berit Urup Hankelbjerg Senior Consultant

+45 5139 6130
buh@mannaz.com

Lars Østerby Client Director

+45 5139 6221
los@mannaz.com

Bjarke Østergaard Client Director

+45 4166 8864
bos@mannaz.com

Martin Bo Nielsen Senior Consultant

+45 8192 5343
mni@mannaz.com

Linda Vestergaard Senior Consultant

+45 5139 6207
lve@mannaz.com

Thomas Overbeck Gredal Consultant

28180692
tog@mannaz.com

Nanna Gry Mahler Tolborg Senior Consultant

+45 6178 2404
nto@mannaz.com

Betina Holst Nørgaard Client Director

+45 3093 6170
bno@mannaz.com

Cecilia Fagerberg Wästfelt Country Manager


cfw@mannaz.com

Joakim Eriksson Client Director

+46 735 286 071
jer@mannaz.com

Magnus Ramdén Senior Consultant

+46 735 01 63 21
mra@mannaz.com

Anna Rosdahl Senior Consultant

+46 708 23 84 41
aro@mannaz.com

Gertrud Elisabet Bohlin Senior Consultant

+46 705 66 95 26
geb@mannaz.com

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London, WC1N 3AR
United Kingdom

+44 (0)203 119 1240
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Dr. Neergaards Vej 5A
2970 Hørsholm
Denmark

+45 4517 6000
info@mannaz.com

Aarhus

Olof Palmes Allé 20
8200 Aarhus
Danmark

+45 4517 6000
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Malmö

Stora Varvsgatan 6A
211 19 Malmö
Sweden

+46 4012 7218
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Have the course wherever you decide

We offer more than 100 open courses – most can be held in English and wherever you choose!
Write or call to hear more.

Contact: René Fabricius Weichel

+45 4517 6140
rfw@mannaz.com

Do you need practical information?

If you are signed up for a course or otherwise in need of practical information, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Contact: Gitte Madsen

+45 4517 6226
gma@mannaz.com

Meet our consultants
Stuart Turnbull

Country Manager +44 7789 546 100
stu@mannaz.com

Nathan Hobbs

Director, Client Solutions +44 796 288 1445
nho@mannaz.com

Christine Dandy

Client Director +44 783 402 2486
cda@mannaz.com

Paul Frederick Blackhurst

Client Director +44 759 527 5952
pbl@mannaz.com

Stuart Schofield

Client Director +44 7990 036110
ssc@mannaz.com

Mette Skøt

CCO - Chief Commerciel Officer +45 8188 1077
msk@mannaz.com

Bitten Døjholt

VP Public +45 5139 6209
bdo@mannaz.com

Rasmus Bay

VP Consulting Nordic +45 4022 2922
rba@mannaz.com

Line Thatt Jensen

Senior Consultant +45 5139 6178
ltj@mannaz.com

Thomas Peter Rønholt

Client Director +45 5139 6257
tpr@mannaz.com

Henrik Bjerregaard Nielsen

Client Director +45 5139 6259
hbn@mannaz.com

Berit Kristine Bøggild

Client Director +45 2295 0151
bkb@mannaz.com

Anette Forsner-Hansen

Client Director +45 2087 1199
afh@mannaz.com

Simone Toftegaard

Digital Consultant +45 5139 6170
sto@mannaz.com

Emil Lindeløv Vestergaard

Chefkonsulent, cand.psych. +45 5139 6033
elv@mannaz.com

Lars Nellemann

Manager, Ph.d. +45 5139 6043
lne@mannaz.com

Marianne Bruun Okholm

Manager +45 5139 6048
mok@mannaz.com

Morten Flørnæss Kerrn-Jespersen

Client Director +45 5139 6052
mfk@mannaz.com

Thomas Boas Olsen

Senior Consultant +45 5139 6055
tbo@mannaz.com

Dorte Spiegelhauer

Client Director +45 5139 6062
dsp@mannaz.com

Berit Urup Hankelbjerg

Senior Consultant +45 5139 6130
buh@mannaz.com

Lars Østerby

Client Director +45 5139 6221
los@mannaz.com

Bjarke Østergaard

Client Director +45 4166 8864
bos@mannaz.com

Martin Bo Nielsen

Senior Consultant +45 8192 5343
mni@mannaz.com

Linda Vestergaard

Senior Consultant +45 5139 6207
lve@mannaz.com

Thomas Overbeck Gredal

Consultant 28180692
tog@mannaz.com

Nanna Gry Mahler Tolborg

Senior Consultant +45 6178 2404
nto@mannaz.com

Betina Holst Nørgaard

Client Director +45 3093 6170
bno@mannaz.com

Cecilia Fagerberg Wästfelt

Country Manager
cfw@mannaz.com

Joakim Eriksson

Client Director +46 735 286 071
jer@mannaz.com

Magnus Ramdén

Senior Consultant +46 735 01 63 21
mra@mannaz.com

Anna Rosdahl

Senior Consultant +46 708 23 84 41
aro@mannaz.com

Gertrud Elisabet Bohlin

Senior Consultant +46 705 66 95 26
geb@mannaz.com

COWI

How Investment in Learning Transforms Business Results

The Company: A global consultancy with a 360° approach

COWI is a leading Danish consulting group that offers world-class competencies within engineering, environmental sciences and economics. COWI has over 6,000 employees and has been involved in more than 50,000 global projects.

Challenge

  • High levels of project write-downs and post-project claims on its larger and more complex initiatives.
  • In need of a comprehensive strategy to deliver outstanding project management and the means to measure and document real business results.

Solution

  • Sat up a Project Management Academy, offering blended learning methods to redesign COWI’s approach to training.
  • COWI were present in practical learning sessions to inject their own culture and practices into training.
  • Co-created a series of Key Performance Indicators to measure the Project Management Academy’s impact and effectiveness.

Impact

  • Since 2011 450 level 5 project managers throughout COWI have taken part in the PMA.
  • The number of project depreciations has halved.
  • In 2014 COWI achieved record revenue and operating profit.
  • In 2015 the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) awarded the PMA the ‘Excellence in Practice Gold Award’ (EiP).

The Challenge: Transforming engineers into business professionals

In 2010 COWI was experiencing high levels of project write-downs and post-project claims on its larger and more complex initiatives. To make matters worse, its use of ad hoc training meant there was no uniform approach to project management.

With over 17,000 on-going projects throughout the world, successful project management is central to COWI’s performance. However, while COWI boasted world-class engineers, as COWI CEO Lars-Peter Soebye observes, ‘business acumen is not something we are taught as part of our education.’ COWI not only needed a comprehensive strategy to deliver outstanding project management, but the means to measure and document real business results.

 

The Solution: From strategy to results

We knew close collaboration was crucial. After all, with 80 years’ success to its name, COWI knows its business better than anyone. We fused its internal knowledge with our own expertise to set up a Project Management Academy (PMA), offering blended learning methods to completely redesign COWI’s approach to training.

By combining both our strengths we were able to ensure senior project managers from COWI were present in practical learning sessions to inject their own culture and practices into training and maintained credibility with participants.

We also co-created a series of Key Performance Indicators to measure the PMA’s impact and effectiveness, and allow us to continually adapt and develop the programme.
 

The Impact: Award-winning success

The results speak for themselves. Since 2011, four hundred and fifty level 5 project managers throughout COWI have taken part in the PMA. Between 2012 and 2014, the number of project depreciations has halved.

In 2014 COWI achieved record revenue and operating profit, which Lars-Peter Soebye attributes to the PMA, which he regards as ‘a true game changer’. In 2015 the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) awarded the PMA the ‘Excellence in Practice Gold Award’ (EiP).

But more than that, our work with COWI proves the value of learning and practical training in taking an already respected and high-performing organisation to new levels of success.

As Soebye explains, ‘the business case to justify the investment in the Project Management Academy showed an upside on our financial results by launching this initiative, and the case turned out to be watertight.

”In 2014, COWI achieved record revenue and operating profit, which Lars-Peter Soebye attributes to the PMA, which he regards as ‘a true game changer.”