Sustainable Project Management PRiSM™ Foundation

For the Green Project Manager — Basic (GPM-b™) certification

$1,295 ex. GST

Driving Sustainable Change


This foundational and knowledge-based certification is designed to provide participants with the necessary skills and expertise to deliver projects sustainably.

The GPM-b certification is the first of its kind, placing a strong emphasis on the importance of sustainable project management, offering participants the opportunity to improve the construct and delivery of goods and services produced as project deliverables, and use measurable standards to consider and account for environmental impacts throughout the project lifecycle.

As a GPM-b certified project manager, you will be able to demonstrate your in-depth knowledge and understanding of delivering projects using sustainable methodologies, setting yourself apart from other project managers in your field. You will be equipped with the necessary tools and resources to ensure your projects are conducted with the utmost sustainability, making a positive impact on the environment and the world around us.

Who Should Attend?

For anyone who currently works in or with projects with an interest in making projects more sustainable.


This course will enable participants to:

  • Describe the importance of sustainability
  • Understand the PRiSM™ project lifecycle
  • Develop an effective business case
  • Perform a P5 impact assessment Analysis (P5IA)
  • Develop a Sustainability Management Plan (SMP)
Key Topics
  • Sustainability core concepts
    Explore the fundamentals of sustainability including sustainability drivers, models, development goals and assessments.
  • PRiSM project lifecycle
    Identify the lifecycle concepts, phases, and types of the PRiSM project lifecycle.
    PRiSM = Projects Integrating Sustainable Methods
  • Business case
    Understand how strategy relates to the business case, typical contents, and the evolution of the business case through the project lifecycle.
  • The P5 impact analysis
    Learn the structure of the P5 standard, how to use P5 impact analysis steps to conduct a sustainability analysis, recognising the people / social, plant and prosperity impacts, and interpreting the score.
  • Sustainability management planning
    Discover the contents of the sustainability management plan, roles and responsibilities, developing sustainability KPIs, and the impact of scope exclusions.

A comprehensive participant workbook is provided.

This course includes Certified Green Project Manager — Level B (GPM-b™) exam which is provided in two formats.

Format 1 – Short Form Exam (Recognition of Prior Learning)
For candidates who have satisfied one of the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) requirements e.g. PRINCE2® or Project Management Professional (PMP)®.

  • 75 multiple choice questions (60 Qs on sustainability, 15 Qs on delivery methods)
  • 70% pass mark
  • 90 minutes in duration

Format 2 - Standard Exam
For candidates who have not satisfied one of the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) requirements.

  • 150 multiple choice questions (75 Qs on sustainability, 75 Qs on delivery methods)
  • 70% pass mark
  • 3 hours duration

For a full list of credentials that meet the RPL requirements, please visit the Green Project Management website.

Sitting your exam

The exam is taken online after the course for candidates who have satisfied one of the RPL requirements with Brillium. Alternatively, if you are certified by PMI®, you can take the exam through them.

You have 1 year to schedule and sit your exam online.

The certification is valid for 5 years.


Participants who have been awarded the Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential by the Project Management Institute (PMI)® are eligible to earn 7 PDUs for their participation in this course (4 Ways of Working and 3 Business Acumen).

Participants holding any of the Project Management accreditations (CPPP/CPPM/CPPD) are eligible to earn 14 CPDs for this short course.

This course is for participants that have either:

  • Satisfied one of the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) requirements, as stated on the Green Project Management website.
  • Attended the two-day PM-Partners PM Fundamentals course, or equivalent.

Please note that it is essential that you have a solid understanding of Project Management concepts as these will not be covered in the course.

Where is the training venue located?

Sydney courses are held at 45 Clarence Street, Sydney.
Brisbane courses are held at 215 Adelaide Street, Brisbane.

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Duration: 1 day

Exam: The exam is taken online after the course

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