Monday, January 28, 2013

Launch of the first certification specialized in sustainability, integrating ISO 21500 (GPM-b Certification).

Green Project Management Certification is presented as a commitment to maximize the sustainability throughout the project life cycle.

The objective is to improve the generation and delivery of goods and services as well as the project management by itself considering environment protection of their impacts using measurable standards.

This certification is given to Project Managers who have met established standards of project execution, including technical competence in sustainability and also in professional project management.

Sustainable Project Management is an initiative that promotes the reduction of environmental degradation from the hand of economic growth of the company. This is a discipline that combines the principles of P5 and PRISM (Projects Integrating Sustainable Methods).

GPM-b is presented as the first certification to leverage the new Project Management ISO 21500.

Certification process

Candidates will have to achieve a minimum score of 76% to pass the exam that is divided in two primary sections as listed below.

1. Project Management
1.1.  Project Management Standards based on ISO 21500
1.2.  Project Management Competencies
1.3.  Project management Knowledge Areas
1.4.  Key Terms and Concepts

2. Sustainability Integration
2.1. Why Sustainability
2.2. PRiSM™
2.2.1. P5™
2.2.2. Sustainability Management Planning
2.2.3. Phases, inputs and outputs
2.3.1. The Energy Management Standards ISO 50001
2.3.2. The Environmental Management Standards ISO 14001
2.3.3. The Guidance on Social Responsibility ISO 26000

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Lorena is Director of Avanza Project and Business Coaching in Spain, a consulting firm specialized in project management, coaching and team building (REP®).
She is Master Professional and Personal Coach. She is a trainer of soft skills in Project Management Competency Development and also is formed in the Harvard Manage Mentor “program”. She is an Associate Professor in the teaching of the Master in Project Management at the Catholic University of San Antonio in Murcia Spain and at the Murcia University in Spain as well.
As co-founder of AECOFAM (Spanish Association of Family Coaching) designs programs for personal growth and talent development.

She has been language trainer and consultant at the European Centre for Disease prevention and Control in Stockholm, Sweden and consultant on implementation of assessments and diagnoses of maturity in Project Management in Mexico.
Has more than 15 years experience in sales negotiation in multinational companies i.e.   has worked 10 years in the banking sector in companies such as BBVA and Citi as sales manager of financial products.

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