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AHPBPM 2: Project Management Processes and Tools

Project management involves a set of processes or systems from inception to completion and is practiced in all industries. The objective of any project management system is timely and cost-efficient completion that attains the project goals. It involves defining goals, creating processes to meet the goals, creating benchmarks, maintaining a schedule, containing costs and measuring the outcome. Learn how an efficient project management system works and how it is especially critical for a project that is seeking certification to a green building program. By completing this module, you will be able to:
  •Describe project management as defined by the Project Management Institute.
  •Differentiate how the processes and tools of project management apply to builders, remodelers and developers specifically for green building.
  •Explain the five project management process groups delineated in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)
  •List the 10 project management Knowledge Areas defined in the PMBOK® Guide.

Continuing Education Hours: 1.0

Continuing Education Credits: CAPS, CGA, CGB, CGR, GMB, CSP, Master CSP, CMP, MIRM

If you’d like to see this course offered locally, contact your home builders association.

The National Association of Home Builders is a Registered Provider with The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education Systems. Credit earned on completion of this event will be reported to CES Records for AIA members by the Provider. Certificates of Completion for non-AIA members are available upon request.

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