The ABA Project Manager Development Program is a 60-hour course taught over a 6-month period. Class meets on the following Wednesdays & Thursdays from 7:30am – 2:30pm.
JANUARY 26 & 27, 2022 | FEBRUARY 23 & 24, 2022
APRIL 27 & 28, 2022 | MAY 25 & 26, 2022 | JUNE 22 & 23, 2022
The Project Manager Development Program (PMDP) for early-career project managers or those looking to move into such a role, is a five-unit program that covers the essentials of project management and provides a solid foundation for long-term career development. The curriculum for this course comes from the Associated General Contractors of America and a certificate of completion from the AGC will be given to all students completing all five units. Class size is limited to 40 participants.
The program is offered annually by the ABA in order to teach a new generation of project managers the essential skills to ensure project success. PMDP participants are likely to have various titles depending on the kind of work they perform, the geographical location of their projects, and the size of their company. They may have titles such as assistant project manager, project manager, field engineer, project engineer, project administrator, etc. They may have experience as estimators, field personnel, project assistants, or office managers, and they may work in the heavy and highway sector, the commercial building sector, or in residential construction. They will most likely be early in their careers, have some post-high-school education, and less than two years of project-related experience.
The five-course program will be held at ABA Offices Located at 2552 W. Erie Dr. Suite 106 Tempe, AZ 85282 and takes 60-hours to complete. It includes the following units:
This course will provide an understanding of how basic contracts are structured, how different types of contracts are used, and how project documentation relates to effective contracting for early-career project managers.
McCarthy Building Companies
HAYDON BUILDING CORP.
Chasse Building Team