PMP
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification


  • Duration: 5 days
  • Price: $2,500.00
  • Certifications:
  • Exams:
Course Descriptionremove_circle_outline

If you are taking this course, you probably have some professional exposure to the duties of a project manager, or you may be considering embarking on a career in professional project management. Your ability as a project manager to demonstrate best practices in project management—both on the job and through professional certification—is becoming the standard to compete in today’s fast-paced and highly technical workplace. In this course, you will apply the generally recognized practices of project management acknowledged by the Project Management Institute (PMI)® to successfully manage projects.

Project managers who have proven skills and experience can find exciting, high-visibility opportunities in a wide range of fields. This course is specifically designed to provide you with the proven, practical body of project management knowledge and skills that you need to demonstrate project management mastery on the job. Additionally, this course can be a significant part of your preparation for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification Exam. The skills and knowledge you gain in this course will help you avoid making costly mistakes and increase your competitive edge in the project management profession.

Course Objectivesadd_circle_outline

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to apply the generally recognized practices of project management acknowledged by the Project Management Institute (PMI) to successfully manage projects. They will:

  • Define project management fundamentals.
  • Define project management within the organization.
  • Define the project management methodology.
  • Initiate a project.
  • Develop a project management plan and plan components.
  • Plan a project schedule.
  • Plan project costs.
  • Plan for quality, resources, and procurement.
  • Plan for risk.
  • Plan stakeholder engagement and communications.
  • Execute a project.
  • Work with stakeholders.
  • Monitor project work, scope, risks, stakeholder engagement, and communications.
  • Control project changes, scope, schedule, costs, quality, resources, and procurement.
  • Close a project.
Target Studentadd_circle_outline

This course is designed for individuals who have on-the-job project management experience (whether or not project manager is their formal job role), who are not certified project management professionals, and who might or might not have received formal project management training. The course is appropriate for these persons if they wish to develop professionally, increase their project management skills, apply a formalized and standards-based approach to project management, and seek career advancement by moving into a formal project manager job role, as well as to apply for Project Management Institute, Inc. (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

Course Contentadd_circle_outline

Lesson 1: Defining Project Management Basics

  • Identify the Concepts of Project Management
  • Identify the Relationship Between Project Management and the Business
  • Identify Project Stakeholders and Governance

Lesson 2: Defining Project Management within the Organization

  • Identify Organizational Influences
  • Identify the Project Team
  • Define the Project Life Cycle
  • Define Agile Methodology

Lesson 3: Defining the PMI® Project Management Methodology

  • Define the Project Management Processes
  • Define the Knowledge Areas
  • Identify Project Information

Lesson 4: Initiating a Project

  • Initiating Process Group Map
  • Develop a Project Charter
  • Identify Project Stakeholders

Lesson 5: Planning a Project

  • Planning Process Group Map
  • Develop a Project Management Plan
  • Plan Scope Management
  • Collect Project Requirements
  • Define Project Scope
  • Create a Work Breakdown Structure

Lesson 6: Planning a Project Schedule

  • Planning Process Group Map
  • Plan Schedule Management
  • Define Project Activities
  • Sequence Project Activities
  • Estimate Activity Duration
  • Develop a Project Schedule

Lesson 7: Planning Project Costs

  • Planning Process Group Map
  • Plan Project Cost Management
  • Estimate Project Costs
  • Determine the Project Budget

Lesson 8: Planning Project Quality, Resources, and Procurement

  • Planning Process Group Map
  • Plan Quality Management
  • Plan Resource Management
  • Estimate Activity Resources
  • Plan Project Procurement

Lesson 9: Planning for Risk

  • Planning Process Group Map
  • Plan Risk Management
  • Identify Risks
  • Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
  • Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Plan Risk Responses

Lesson 10: Planning Stakeholder Engagement and Communications

  • Planning Process Group Map
  • Plan Stakeholder Engagement
  • Plan Communications Management

Lesson 11: Executing a Project

  • Executing Process Group Map
  • Direct and Manage Project Work
  • Manage Project Knowledge
  • Manage Quality
  • Implement Risk Responses
  • Conduct Procurements

Lesson 12: Working with Stakeholders

  • Executing Process Group Map
  • Acquire Resources
  • Develop a Team
  • Manage a Team
  • Manage Stakeholder Engagement
  • Manage Communications

Lesson 13: Monitoring a Project

  • Monitor and Control Project Work Data Flow Diagram
  • Monitor and Control Project Work
  • Validate Project Scope
  • Monitor Risks
  • Monitor Stakeholder Engagement
  • Monitor Communications

Lesson 14: Controlling a Project

  • Controlling Process Group Map
  • Perform Integrated Change Control
  • Control Project Scope
  • Control the Project Schedule
  • Control Project Costs
  • Control Project Quality
  • Control Resources
  • Control Project Procurements

Lesson 15: Closing a Project

  • Closing Process Group Map
  • Close Project or Phase

Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition

Appendix B: Mapping Course Content to the Project Management Professional (PMP®) Examination Content Outline

Appendix C: Mapping Course Content to the PMI Talent Triangle™

Prerequisitesadd_circle_outline

To optimize better your success in this course, you should be familiar with basic project management concepts and have some working experience with project management. Experience with a specific project management software tool is not required. Basic computing skills and some experience using Microsoft® Office is desirable but not required.

You can obtain this level of skills and knowledge by taking the following courses:

Project Management Fundamentals (Third Edition) Microsoft® Office Word 2016: Part 1 Microsoft® Office Excel® 2016: Part 1

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