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AgilePM - Agile Project Management
GPM-b - Green Project Management Foundation
The Certified Green Project Manager-b (GPM-b) is the foundational knowledge-based certification that embodies the commitment of a project management professional to act as an agent of change to manage and direct efforts to maximize sustainability within the project life cycle, improve the construct and delivery of goods and services produced as a project deliverable, and thoroughly considering and accounting for environmental impacts in the project management roles assigned using measurable standards.
The Green Project Manager (GPM-b) certification is the first project management credential for individuals demonstrating knowledge in delivering projects using sustainable methods
There are two styles of exams:
The full course PRiSM (description below) provides a complete view of running projects and incorporating sustainability measurements. This leads to a full exam and the GPM-b qualification. It is the full exam
The shorter course for "recognised prior learning is for those who already have a recognised qualification in project management, details of which can be found on the GPM website,details later on this page.
Who is it for
• For anyone who is looking to move gain an understanding and a practical application of addressing and delivering to sustainable measures through their projects.
• This course is for organizations or individuals requiring a sustainable approach to managing projects or aligning strategic initiatives for sustainability with projects. Common roles include Project, Program, Portfolio Managers, Sustainability Professionals, however individuals who are going to perform as a team manager or in a project/change support role will gain benefit from this course.
Why follow this course
According to research by Accenture and the UN Global Compact, out of 1,000 global CEOs, from 27 industries across 103 countries, 93% regard sustainability as key to success.
Earning the GPM™ Certification puts you in a special league, positioning you as a change agent with the know-how to apply sustainable methods to projects. Investing in the GPM-b™ certification is an investment in yourself and your long-term career.
Improve your earning potential with an internationally recognized certification in one of the fastest growing focus areas.
Open the door to more opportunities for career advancement.
Increase your job mobility and choices even in the face of a tough job market.
Provide a foundation of broad and deep understanding.
What is covered
The main subjects of the course are:
Ethics, Values and Principles
Governance, Portfolio and Program Management.
Organizational Capacity for Change
Business Case, Benefits and Value Management
Lifecycles and PRiSM
The GPM® P5™ Standard for Sustainability in Project Management
Issue and Risk Management
Organizational Structures and Roles
Performance and Quality
Information Management and Reporting
Information Management System
Situational Leadership and Communication
Conflict and Negotiation
How is it delivered
The course is delivered over four (4) days
– 150 multiple choice questions in 90 mins;
RPL exam (for those with established Project Management accreditations)
- 50 questions 1 hour
The pass mark is 75%
It is a fully accredited course through Green Project Management (GPM)