Welcome to Virak, your one-stop People and Project Skills Education and Coaching provider. You are in good company.


NEW WORKSHOP We have added a new 1-day workshop on “Change – What can I do About It?” – click on the title for more details.

NEW DATES New public courses date for Finance for non Financials on 17/18 June 2014 in Geneva. Book now!

NEW DATES! We just added a date for our Successful Project Management course in Geneva : 24 - 25 April 2014. Send us an email to register, or check-in to our online registration form to courses!

NEW Christine Petersen will be speaking at the 2014 Project Management Congress in Lausanne on 24 April on: “Managing Difficult People” in English. www.congres-pm.ch

FREE TEAM BUILDING! We just compiled a 150 pages guide for
free team building activities ideas. You can also
send us an email to know more about our team building workshops!

Christine Petersen has released her book The Practical Guide to Project Management online for free. Please make sure you download in order to discover a very easy overview of good practice in Project Management.
Feel free to review it on your websites and blogs!

We have added new courses dates for one of our most requested trainings, the ProPM-P©
Certification Preparation
, taking place in:

Geneva on:
- 7-8 Apr + 8-9 May 2014
- 19-20 May + 19-20 Jun 2014

Zurich on:
- 5-6 May + 22-23 May 2014
- 16-17 Jun + 3-4 July 2014

Please contact us online to book a seat for a public project management skills or people skills course or send an email info@virak.com.

NEW COURSE! We are delighted to introduce our new exclusive 1/2 day workshop : Productive Teams Wellness Workshop. Contact us to know more ! info@virak.com

CHANGES TO THE PMP© EXAM The new 2013 PMP® exam is based on the PMBOK® Guide 5th Edition. This new guide reflects the continuing changes in collaboration practices and working environments that project managers must face on a daily basis. Read through the link to know more about the changes to
the PMBOK© and the PMP© exam

NEW! We have created a new course on intercultural awareness, helping you negotiate and communicate better in an international cross-cultural environnement. We invite you to have a look at our 1-Day Intercultural Awareness course!

Please send us an email for course dates in 2014 for the following courses:
+ Writing and Presenting in Public
+ Problem Solving Decision Making
+ Time and Priorities
+ Effective Presentation Skills 

Christine Petersen spoke on "How to Convince Through Storytelling" at the  PMI / SMP Conference in Lausanne. Send us an email to know more about the presentation and how to convince through storytelling.

Christine Petersen spoke in French on "10 Commandments of Project Management" for the Geneva Junior Chamber. Send us an email to know more about the presentation and project management.

Christine Petersen spoke on "Body Language: What are you REALLY Saying" at the PMI / SMP Conference in Lausanne. Send us an email to know more about the presentation and body language.

Christine Petersen spoke on "Communicating in Difficult Situations" at the ASO conference. Send us an email to know more about the presentation and crisis management.


Based in Switzerland, we are a specialist international company offering expertise, coaching and training in Project Management, Six Sigma and People Skills to clients around the world.

Virak also offers preparations to the PMP® and CAPM® certifications of
the Project Management Institute (PMI®): we are PMI Registered Education Providers.

We believe that the cost of investing in training and coaching your staff to do the job right the first time is far lower than that of the cost of failure due to using untrained and inexperienced staff members.

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