Project Management


Project Management is a process, as well as a procedure. It begins with project authorization and ends with the effective and timely closeout of each project task. This module takes you through the planning, operational, contract compliance, and closeout stages. This course is an introductory level course that is 4 hours and earns 4.0 CPE credits.

A basic understanding of construction accounting and how project management affects the financial management of a construction company.

Program Outline:

  • The project life cycle
  • Contract award and contract documents
  • Dispute resolution
  • Risk management issues
  • The project schedule and billing
  • Change orders
  • Managing the process

When you have completed this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the financial element of project management
  • Identify potential risks and roadblocks
  • Explain the project life cycle from the CFP perspective
  • Generate ideas on project team communication

Who should take this course?

  • CFOs, Controllers
  • Project Managers
  • Construction Managers
  • Construction financial and accounting managers
  • Accounting department support staff
  • CPAs who need a better understanding of project management process
  • Professionals in other areas (Risk, Project Management, IT, etc.) who need a better understanding of the financial implications of project management 


NASBAThe Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: Web site: