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HERMES 5 Advanced

In the course you will deepen the application of the HERMES 5.1 method using the example of the scenario IT Individual Application and thus efficiently prepare you for the practical application as well as the certification exam HERMES 5 Advanced. The module builds on the HERMES 5 Foundation course and requires the relevant knowledge.

The modular structure of the training and the support provided by our innovative learning platform allow us to take your individual needs into account. You have the following options:

  • Pure online training (self-study / eLearning)
  • One day of blended/virtual (video meeting) training followed by a consolidation using the eLearning module up to the exam
  • Group training blended virtual or face-to-face, one or two days

Certification Exam

  • Public examination, organized by our partner TÜV SÜD Examination Institute
    • Face-to-face examination at various locations in Switzerland
    • Online exam in your office or home office
  • For groups we are happy to organize face-to-face or online exams at your preferred location and date

Details and content

  • Scenario Customized IT Application
  • User Information
  • Certification preparation

Benefits / Learning goals

  • You consolidate your knowledge from HERMES Foundation.
  • You will gain in-depth application knowledge using the example of the scenario Customized IT Application and prepare yourself for practical application with the help of case studies.
  • You will deepen selected topics of the practical user information.
  • You will be comprehensively prepared for the Advanced certification exam.


You have the possibility to acquire the HERMES 5 Foundation certificate by passing a multiple choice examination conducted by the certification body TÜV SÜD Examination Institute.

Methodology / Didactics

The concepts, methods and interrelationships are clearly presented in the course to promote a practical understanding of project management with HERMES 5. The participants deepen what they have learned with the help of case studies and examination simulations.

Course documents / Resources

  • Textbook HERMES 5 Vademecum
  • HERMES Reference Manual
  • Slideset
  • Instructional videos
  • Exam simulation with more than 160 sample questions


  • English (Course HER-ADV-E)
  • German (Course HER-ADV-D)
  • French (Course HER-ADV-F)

Target groups

Project manager, sub-project manager and controller


Knowledge at the HERMES Foundation level.