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Bond University’s Masters of Project Management Program to include GPM’s PRiSM Practitioner.

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17 September 2014 – Fort Wayne, IN, USA and Brisbane, Australia – GPM Global has announced that Bond University will include GPM’s PRiSM Practitioner in their Masters of Project Management Program in 2015.

140917-pmwj27-bond-IMAGE1Bond University’s Master of Project Management features four distinct study themes including strategy, sustainability, managing complex problems and teams, and virtual teams and global working. The curriculum addresses a range of topics including conflict resolution; effective integrated planning, management, market performance, portfolio management, public and private sector investment and risk identification.

According to the Director of the Centre for Comparative Construction Research Craig Langston, “Bond University is committed to providing opportunities for its students beyond the university’s curriculum. In the project management discipline, we are working towards a number of extracurricular activities that value-add degree content with career-enhancing opportunities such as the GPM-b certification. To this end, we are using digital badges to reward achievement.”

GPM President Joel Carboni stated, “Bond is a very respected University with top tier programs, faculty and sound sustainability policies. We are proud to partner with them by contributing to their Masters of Project Management program and sustainable development in Australia. ”

140917-pmwj27-bond-IMAGE2GPM’s PRiSM Practitioner imparts methodology to align project delivery with corporate social responsibility and business strategy by blending best practices from five ISO standards, the UN Global Compact, Earth Charter, Global Reporting Initiative, and the IPMA Achievement Award winning GPM P5™ Standard for Sustainability in Project Management.

An introductory course is scheduled to begin on October 7th.

GPM’s University Partner Program provides institutes of higher learning with a turnkey sustainable project management program that can be utilized for undergraduate, masters, or continuing education.

To learn more about GPM University Partner Program visit http://greenprojectmanagement.org/universtity-partner-program

Formed in 2009, GPM® is a global professional development organization dedicated to the advancement of the practical application of sustainable project management practices to decouple social and environmental degradation from economic growth. Their professional accreditations, training and three time award winning project delivery method PRiSM™, which is based on GPM’s P5 Standard™, is offered in more than 140 countries around the world through accredited training partners and Universities. To learn more about GPM® visit http://greenprojectmanagement.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=66d1da369fb4e30ac415ada74&id=98e254f73b&e=6f81a045d9

Source: GPM Global