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Overview

Harness strategies and essential skills necessary to gain your PMP credentials:
  • Learn how to properly initiate a project. Understand the difference between a project charter and a project plan.
  • Break down Project Management Institute’s (PMI)® project management framework and distinguish between projects, programs, portfolios, project management and operations.
  • Select the best project life cycle for the circumstances you face.
  • Understand the interaction of the five process groups, the 10 knowledge areas, and the 49 processes that make them up.
  • List the Inputs, Tools and Techniques, and Outputs (ITTO) that move each project process forward.
  • Properly initiate, plan and schedule a project with tools to monitor your progress.
  • Build a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), network diagrams, and additional PMI recommended tools.
  • Analyze your project’s performance with earned value management.
  • Learn how to identify and manage stakeholders and project resources throughout the project life cycle.
  • Practice the formulas, tools, techniques and test taking tips vital to pass the PMP exam.

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This course prepares prospective test takers for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® examination, focusing on content from Project Management Institute’s (PMI)® A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) – Sixth Edition.

All this learning, plus attendees will receive:
  • 35 contact hours/PDUs
  • A hard copy of the PMBOK® Guide, Sixth 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 covers the project management framework, the five process groups, 10 knowledge areas and the 49 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 take the PMP® exam
  • Examine the main components and framework of the PMP exam
  • Write a scope statement and create a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Investigate the concepts behind schedule, cost and quality management
  • Learn the skills needed to diagram schedules and calculate earned value
  • Identify the concepts behind resource management, communications and risk management
  • Establish and practice solid risk analysis skills
  • Describe how to engage in successful procurements and distinguish between different contract types
  • Recognize and confront difficult scenarios in ethics and professional and social responsibility
  • Identify and manage critical internal and external stakeholders
  • Learn what to expect on the PMP exam
  • Increase confidence in preparation for the PMP exam
  • Assess and correct knowledge gaps for better success and results

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

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