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Overview

Harness strategies and essential skills necessary to gain your PMP credentials:

  • Make it easier to properly initiate a project. Understand the difference between a project charter and a project scope statement.
  • Break down Project Management Institute’s (PMI)® framework and distinguish between projects, programs, portfolios, project management and PMOs.
  • Understand the interaction of the five process groups, the 10 knowledge areas and the significance of the 47 processes that tie them together. These are key components to understanding the ITTO (Inputs, Tools and Techniques and Outputs) many struggle to comprehend.
  • Properly initiate, plan and schedule a project with tools to monitor your progress with ease.
  • Utilize the WBS, network diagrams and additional PMI recommended tools.
  • Analyze your project’s performance with earned value management so you can bring your project in on-time, on-budget and within quality standards.
  • Avoid loose ends: close your project successfully from an administrative and contractual standpoint.
  • Practice the formulas, tools, techniques and test taking tips vital to pass the PMP exam.

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This course prepares students for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam, focusing on content from Project Management Institute's (PMI)® Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide, the most current edition) and other resources. This course also prepares students for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® certification for project team members and entry-level project managers. The course uses a combination of materials including discussions, exercises, simulations, sample test questions and self-study to prepare students to apply for and take the PMP examination.

All this learning, plus attendees will receive:

  • 35 contact hours/PDUs
  • A hard copy of the PMBOK® Guide, Fifth Edition
  • Study materials that can be used for exam preparation
  • Exercises and example questions that prepare you for the exam
  • Quizzes for each knowledge area covered
  • Practice exam questions with complete answer explanations

PMP and PMI are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Agenda

What to Expect — Course Outcomes:

This course will cover ethics and professional and social responsibility, the project management framework, the five process groups, 10 knowledge areas and the 47 processes that are required to initiate, plan, manage and complete a project successfully.

  • Identify the concepts behind integration and scope management
  • Define the requirements, process and approach to apply to take the PMP exam
  • Examine the main components and framework of the PMP exam
  • Write a scope statement, create a WBS and create a WBS dictionary
  • Understand and be able to apply “Data Flow Diagrams”
  • Investigate the concepts behind time, cost and quality management
  • Establish solid network diagramming and earned value calculation skills
  • Identify the concepts behind human resources, communications and risk management
  • Understand the importance of communication technology and methods
  • Understand and be able to apply organizational theory
  • Establish solid risk analysis skills
  • Pinpoint the concepts behind procurement, stakeholder management and professional and social responsibility
  • Distinguish between contract types in procurement
  • Learn strategies to isolate and engage key stakeholders
  • Gain a better understanding of what to expect on the PMP exam
  • Increase confidence in preparation for the PMP exam
  • Assess and correct knowledge gaps for better success and end results

PMP and PMI are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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