Our trainers

To keep up the highest standard we use only trainers, who have been in the field with hands-on experience. Working for key companies, delivering
for key clients, experiencing business in different countries and cultures, being accredited and members of prestigious bodies and solid track record is our quality mark.

Martin Klusoň

Martin Kluson

Martin is an Accredited PRINCE2® and PRINCE2 Agile® Trainer, Consultant and experienced Project Manager.
He is the founder and Managing Director of Symphera s.r.o.

"Martin Klusoň connects two worlds, which complement perfectly. On his trainings one can tell, that Martin is not just a trainer, but he's got a whole range of hard and complex projects behind him. And as a Project Manager, he gains from excellent knowledge of the methodology."

Peter Morvic,
Operations Director, Logica

Trainer, Consultant and Project Manager
Martin has 17 years of experience in delivering IT projects, over 12 years of project management and over 7 years in training. He managed several projects including complex multi contractor programs, reviewed and helped hundreds of projects and trained hundreds of Project Managers.

He is an accredited PRINCE2®PMP®  and PRINCE2 Agile® trainer. Martin has trained project managers in PRINCE2® methodology all over Europe with outstanding results for both Foundation and Practitioner examinations.

References

He builds on experience gained in companies like ČSOB, Equa bank, Citibank, ŠkoFIN, Oracle, Logica, IBM, Datasys, Orange, Český Telecom, France Telecom, Vodafone, T-Systems, CBRE, KPMG, Deloitte, DHL, AVG, Alef Nula, Kvados and many others.

Certification

PRINCE2® Practitioner

PRINCE2® Approved Trainer

PRINCE2 Agile® Approved Trainer

Project Management Institute - PMP®

ITIL, CMMI, TickIT, MS Project

Languages

Martin is native Czech, speaks fluent English, intermediate German and communicative Russian. 

 

David Roberts

David Roberts

David is Managing Director of CUPE Limited and CUPE's registered consultant. He is an external worker of Symphera company.

David is an accredited PRINCE2®, MSP®, Agile PM, MoV® a MoP® trainer. He has 30 years' strategic management, Portfolio, Programme and Project (PPM) and business development experience. He is Managing Director of CUPE Ltd, an APMG Accredited Project Management Training and Consulting Company. David is an APMG Registered Consultant, completing consultancy & business transformation assignments, introducing best practise & value approaches to PPM.

Before establishing CUPE, David developed an extensive management background, working for over 10 years in health, in a number of challenging management positions in UK and overseas; finally as Director, British Forces Germany Health Services, a Chief Executive level post carrying responsibility for an Anglo German healthcare system, serving 60,000 British Servicemen and families.

7 years as University Lecturer, over 10 years PPM training; APMG accredited and re-accredited trainer in many PPM subjects, combines managerial experience with passion best practice. As well as providing the first MoV training to MITA, he has trained PPM and MoV subjects in many countries, such as Belgium, France, Germany, USA, Mexico, Malysia, Nigeria and so on.

David's interest in Portfolio and Value approaches to Programmes and Projects developed from strategic and change-management University consulting assignments, commercial campaigns, transformational change through the NHS Performance Management and value driven Strategic Merger Management. Delivering these projects and programmes was made all the more challenging due to the very political government, defence, healthcare and educational environments.

References

David Roberts worked with Rentokil Initial, DHL Express, BAE System and many others as well as with government agencies. 

PPM
Training Qualification

PRINCE2® Registered Practitioner
PRINCE2® Approved Trainer (2003);
ACO Registered Consultant /Member Institute Business Consulting.
PPM Approved Trainer & Registered Consultant
MSP® Registered Practitioner & Approved Trainer
Agile PM Registered Practitioner & Approved Trainer
MoV® Foundation: Approved Trainer & ATO APMG Exam Board representative
MoP® Foundation & Practitioner: Approved Trainer

 

John Vivian

John Vivian

John is Project and Programme Management Consultant and Trainer. He is an external worker of Symphera company.  

„Although the course MSP is quite intensive, I perceive the course, under the direction of an experienced instructor Mr. John Vivian, to be very beneficial. I found interesting how easily trainer linked the theory with practice and highlighted the logic of the whole methodology. Today, I can certainly say that I am very satisfied with my personal choice of the Symphera course. Thank you!"
 
Petr Charypar,
PQIT / Head of Processes and Quality team

John is a project/programme manager with over 30 years experience in managing high technology time-critical projects. He has wide-ranging international general management, programme and project management experience with large and small organisations in both public and private sectors. Currently he spends most of his time consulting and training project and programme managers.

John is particularly skilled at managing the development, introduction and implementation of new technology. Past projects have included high-speed computer systems, real-time electronic systems, computer networks and the Internet, satellite imaging and positioning systems and geographic information systems. He understands the entrepreneurial environment and is adept at managing, motivating and directing technical and specialist staff.

John’s sector experience includes national and local agencies, financial services, telecommunications, national and local utilities, oil and gas, pharmaceutical, retail, manufacturing and distribution, transportation and automotive. Internationally, John’s experience extends throughout Europe and the Americas, Africa, the Middle East and Southeast Asia. John has worked with clients and partners at all levels including national, federal and local politicians and government officials. John worked from a base in the USA (mainly from Houston, Texas) for 20 years, successfully selling his electronics business and returning to the UK in 1990.

As well as being an accomplished consultant, he is also a skilled and successful trainer, coach and facilitator, able to effectively transfer his skills and experience, and to motivate staff at all levels. John trains students in the OGC’s MSP and PRINCE2 frameworks as well as both PMI and APM based project management disciplines. He also teaches advanced project management courses in various topics including Risk Management, Business Case, Earned Value and Project Leadership.

References

He builds on experience gained in companies like DHL, Honeywell, Phillips, Cisco, Ernst & Young, KPMG, Credit Suisse, General Motors, Jaguar, OMV, Royal Air Force and many other. .

 Certification

PRINCE2® Registered Practitioner
PRINCE2® Approved Trainer
PMP®
MSP® Registered Practitioner & Approved Trainer
P3O® Practitioner
European Engineer (Eur Ing)
Programme and Project Sponsorship (PPS)

Přemysl Líbal

External worker of Symphera company.

 

Přemysl has got experience with the preparation, negotiating and the legal and commercial support of many strategic and commercially critical projects of multi – million value in Central Europe, Eastern Europe and in Africa (South Africa, Uganda, Mauritius, Ghana). He led the negotiations during the bidding phase, the negotiations of the terms of the contract and participated in the phase of the delivery and ongoing support.
He co-authored the training programme related to terms of contracts and contractual risk management in the IT sphere which took place in the Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Romania, Croatia, Serbia and Austria.
He has extensive experience with commercial contracts also from the other side, as the Arbitrator at the Arbitration Court attached to the Economic and Agricultural Chamber of the Czech Republic and as the European ADR Centre arbitrator for resolving disputes concerning domain names.

 

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