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The project management professional is highly sought after in today’s business world and those with the highly respected PMP (Professional Project Manager) designation are the elite of project managers. The PMP certification is known throughout the world and is one of the most recognized professional certifications. This five-day course will train current project managers to take and pass the PMP certification exam. It covers project management concepts, process and knowledge areas as well as the terms, definitions and tools and techniques required to pass the rigorous 200 question exam. This course can be the final step just before taking the exam or a course to determine current knowledge levels followed by 6 to 8 weeks of individual study before taking the exam. The course can be taken in the traditional five-day format or customized to a longer schedule.
This course is intended for those with current or recent work as a project manager. Being an active project manager will help insure an understanding of the methodologies, tools and techniques and processes required to complete the course and be ready to take the PMP certification exam. This course is not intended to train new project managers. The Project Managers Essentials Course is designed for new project managers or those who want to begin project management careers.
In order to gain the most value from this course it is recommended that students have current project management experience and are prepared to take the certification exam, except for needing 35 contact hours, or as a refresher in terminology and practice for the exam. Reading the PMBOK (Project Management Body of Knowledge) is recommended.
To qualify for the exam:
Qualification for the PMP certification exam requires 4500 hours (with a 4 year degree) or 7500 hours (without a degree) of documented project management work. In addition, 35 education contact hours in the project management area are required. Applicants must submit an online application to PMI and then pay for the exam before scheduling. All applications are subject to audit after payment is made. Applicants have one year from the date of application acceptance to take the exam and can retake it two additional times if they do not pass the first time. The exam is a rigorous 200 question multiple choice exam covering the Project Management Body of Knowledge topics and other project management professional publications. Full and detailed qualifications can be located on the Project Management web site, www.pmi.org
At the completion of this course each student will have a complete understanding of the following major topics:
- Project Management Framework, definitions and types of project organizations
- Project Management Processes including the five process groups and understanding project life cycles
- Project Knowledge Areas:
- Integration Management - Orchestrating the project work
- Scope Management - Collecting requirements, writing a scope statement and creating the WBS
- Time Management - Indentifying activities, estimating durations and building a schedule
- Cost Management - Estimating / developing budgets and controlling costs and schedules
- Quality Management - Planning and understanding the tools used to help insure a quality project
- Human Resource Management - Acquiring resources, developing and managing them
- Communications Management - Planning communications and managing stakeholders
- Risk Management - Identifying, qualifying, quantifying, responding to and controlling risks
- Procurement Management - Contract basics, administering, controlling & closing procurements
- Professional Responsibilities and Ethics - Understanding diversity cultural norms, sharing knowledge and professional development
View the PMP Certification Program Training Course Outline
This course is usually conducted over a five day period with 7 contact hours each day. The course will include a review of each chapter of the PMBOK and Rita Mulcahy Study guide. Practice exams will be given daily and a full 200 question practice exam will be given during the last four hours of training.
Course content will be as follows:
Day 1 - Project Management Basics, Framework and Project Processes
- Review exam requirements and application procedures
- Definitions, Project Organizations, the PMO and the five project processes
- Product vs. Project, Project Life Cycles, Project Constraints
Day 2 - Integration Management, Scope Management and Time Management
- The Project Charter, Developing the Project Management Plan, Change Control
- Collecting requirements, creating the scope statements, completing the WBS
- Indentifying activities, estimating techniques, determining the critical path
Day 3 - Time Management, Cost Management and Quality Management
- Understanding forward and backward pass, developing budgets, cost estimating
- Understanding Earned Value Management, Introduction to quality tools
Day 4 - Human Resources Management, Communications Management, Risk Management
- Acquiring, developing and managing resources, HR theories and team building
- Dealing with virtual teams and developing the communications plan
- Understanding communication channels and models and types of communications
- Identifying, qualifying, qualifying, responding to and controlling risks
Day 5 - Procurement Management, Professional Responsibility and Final Exam
- Planning for procurements, make or buy decisions and administering procurements
- Contract basics and contract types, understanding professional responsibilities