Course Descriptions

We Encourage any Construction Project Professionals to Attend Concord's Workforce Planning Certification Program.

Our Most Frequent Participants Include: - 

  1. Project Managers/ Aspiring Project Managers
  2. Engineering Leads
  3. Project Controls Professionals
  4. Program Managers
  5. Construction Managers
  6. Interface Managers

At the end of this program, you will:

Course Learning Objectives

  • Understand How Workface Planning Improves Construction Projects

  • Know How to Apply Workface Planning Practices and Methodology To Any Future Project

  • Be Fluent in the Fundamentals of Workface Planning

  • Collaborate Productively with Your Peers to Achieve a Safer and More Predictable Construction

  • Have Learned Key Practices Including the Development of Installation Work Packages, Building of a Backlog, and Effective Monitoring of Project Constraints

  • Gain Certification in the Workface Planning Methodology and Get Access to Concord Academy's Methodology, Tools, and Materials

  • Become a Certified Workface Planner™

Course curriculum

    1. How to Use this Course

    2. Before we begin...

    3. Copyright Notice

    1. Introduction to Construction Excellence

    2. Test your learning

    1. Definitions

    2. Test your learning

    1. Understanding the Path of Construction

    2. Test your learning

    3. Understanding Construction Work Packages

    4. Test your learning

    1. Building an IWP

    2. Test your learning

    1. Monitoring IWP Constraints

    2. Test your learning

    1. Building Your Backlog and the Lookahead Plan

    2. Test your learning

    1. Effective Team Collaboration

    2. Test your learning

    1. Pro Tips

    2. Congrats! Here's what's next...

    3. Before you go...

About this course

  • $999.00
  • 22 lessons
  • 10 Hours of Video & Exam Content
  • 1 Year Community Membership


Instructor Bio:

Olfa Hamdi is a co-inventor of the Advanced Work Packaging Methodology as a member of the research team RT-272 of the Construction Industry Institute (CII). She is a global expert in the strategic, construction-driven planning and execution of capital projects. She is an American-trained engineer, inventor and Silicon Valley entrepreneur who founded the Advanced Work Packaging Institute before co-founding Concord Project Technologies in 2016.

Olfa is a recognized international expert in the field of project management and a credited co-author of the three-volume industry bible on Advanced Work Packaging implementation. She led multiple audit missions of capital projects while working with Independent Project Analysis. She holds a Master of Science in Capital Project Management from The University of Texas at Austin, a Master of Science in Engineering from Ecole Centrale de Lille, and a graduate degree in Alternative Dispute Resolution for construction disputes from Texas School of Law.

Olfa Hamdi

Concord Academy Director


Instructor Bio:

Andrew Foy is a Construction Industry professional with 15 years of Capital Project experience in the Oil and Gas sector. He gained 10 years experience as a Project Manager, executing capital projects in Canada, to understand all facets of project delivery working for large Construction contractors.

He then transitioned to a full-time AWP Manager role in 2015, spending five years establishing AWP programs for three large downstream organizations, covering projects ranging from $100 million to several billion. This AWP experience includes early planning efforts during the engineering phases through to implementation of Work Face Planning in the field, including responsibility for writing AWP procedures for these clients and training of client and contractor personnel.

Andrew Foy

AWP Senior Instructor

Concord Academy Certified AWP Professionals

“The Advanced Work Packaging Training from Concord provides one of the best introductions and explanations in easy to understand terms. I recommend this course as a guide to assist engineering and construction teams understand how the application of industry best practices in a collaborative process can yield the greatest results.”

“Great course and I'm really excited to get this process going in the Gulf of Mexico. We need to fill some gaps on roles in our organization to match this execution model.”

“I have been studying and learning about AWP for a long time to adopt and implement it to my company's EPC execution. I have read so many articles, papers and instructions and met many experts and consultants. Through learning with this online course, I was able to wrap-up my knowledge and I am ready to implement AWP now.”

Payment Options

We provide payment plans to support your journey


  • How many courses are there for the AWP certifications?

    There are 2 courses - AWP Fundamentals and AWP Champions. AWP Fundamentals is a Mandatory course. Once the fundamental course is completed, AWP champions can be purchased. You can purchase both the courses in a Bundle if you want.

  • Is there a Membership?

    Yes, we have a membership. The membership needs to be renewed each year.

  • What is the validity of the Certification?

    The certification is valid for 2 years and needs to be renewed once every 2 years.