MODULE 1 & 2 Certification


This course is designed for individuals involved in planning, design and construction projects, including planners, architects, engineers, construction managers, contractors, cost estimators and owners. Additionally, individuals in manufacturing and industry including program managers, product managers, engineers, designers, etc. Learn an extremely valuable process to help you make improvements, seek out innovation and opportunities to projects, products and even the way you and your company does business. This course is also the first step in the certification process. Once you take the course and pass the VMA exam, you will obtain your first level of certification.


Renee Hoekstra, CVS, Managing Partner, RHA, LLC – Renee is a Certified Value Specialist with over 25 years of experience in the design and construction industry. She has led over 2000 teams and has supplied value engineering training for introductory, Module I, Module II certification, risk analysis, life cycle costing, and risk management courses. Renee has led the Module I and taught in the Module II Certification courses throughout the United States and abroad.

Patrice Miller, CVS, Managing Partnering, RHA, LLC – Pat is a Certified Value Specialist and leads project teams to optimize function, performance and costs using the value methodology (VM). She has taught the Module I Workshop and has great passion for VM and teaching others. Pat has served as President of the Arizona Chapter of SAVE International. In 2014, she was awarded “Rising Star” by SAVE International. Renee and Pat lead very up-tempo and enjoyable classes with the motto “learn while having fun.”


Module 1 – To be announced

Module 2 – To be announced