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HERMES 5 Combi (Foundation & Advanced)

The course teaches you the logical structure of the HERMES 5 method and thus efficiently prepares you for the practical application as well as the certification examination HERMES 5 Foundation and Advanced.

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 virtual (video meeting) or face-to-face training followed by a consolidation using the eLearning module up to the exam
  • Optional repetition before the exam (video or face-to-face)
  • Two days of virtual (video meeting) or classroom training

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

  • Basics
  • Scenario Service/Product
  • HERMES Online
  • Scenario Customized IT Application
  • User Information
  • Certification preparation

Benefits / Learning goals

  • You know the phase model and the decision processes.
  • Based on the project organization and the most important roles, you will get to know the distribution of tasks and responsibilities in the HERMES 5 project and the interaction between core and project organizations.
  • You understand the methodological elements of HERMES 5 and are able to adapt the methodology to the requirements of your projects.
  • Using the service/product scenario you will get an overview of the processes as well as the tasks and results of a HERMES 5 project.
  • You will acquire knowledge in the use of the HERMES Online tool, document templates and checklists.
  • 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 and/or Advanced 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-COM-E)
  • German (Course HER-COM-D)
  • French (Course HER-COM-F)

Target groups

Project manager, sub-project manager and controller


Basic knowledge or initial experience in project management


  • eLearning: CHF 890.- / € 890.- (Registration through our Learning Management System)
  • Blended training virtual 2 days incl. eLearning: CHF 1'690.- / € 1'690.- (Dates and Registration through our Learning Management System)
  • Certification exam HERMES 5 Foundation: CHF 350.- (Registration through TÜV SÜD)
  • Certification exam HERMES 5 Advanced: CHF 890.- (Registration through TÜV SÜD)
  • Training for groups: on request