Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification

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.

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Course Overview

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

Target Audience/Prerequisites

This course is designed for individuals who have on-the-job project management experience (regardless of whether their formal job role is project manager), 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.

Obtaining a PMP certification improves your marketability to employers and commands a higher salary. According to the PMI Salary Survey – Sixth Edition, “A PMP increases your salary up to 10% more than your non-credentialed colleagues and peers.”

To earn your PMP, you need to have:
  • 4 year degree
  • 4500 hours leading and directing projects
  • 35 hours of project management education
Or
  • Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or equivalent
  • 7500 hours leading and directing projects
  • 35 hours of project management education

Course Outline

Topic A: Identify the Concepts of Project Management

Topic B: Identify the Relationship Between Project Management and the Business

Topic C: Identify Project Stakeholders and Governance

Topic D: Define Interpersonal and Team Skills

Topic A: Identify Organizational Influences

Topic B: Identify the Project Team

Topic C: Define the Project Life Cycle

Topic D: Define Agile Methodology

Topic A: Define the Project Management Processes

Topic B: Define the Knowledge Areas

Topic C: Identify Project Information

Topic A: Initiating Process Group Map

Topic B: Develop a Project Charter

Topic C: Identify Project Stakeholders

Topic A: Planning Process Group Map

Topic B: Develop a Project Management Plan

Topic C: Plan Scope Management

Topic D: Collect Project Requirements

Topic E: Define Project Scope

Topic F: Create a Work Breakdown Structure

Topic A: Planning Process Group Map

Topic B: Plan Schedule Management

Topic C: Define Project Activities

Topic D: Sequence Project Activities

Topic E: Estimate Activity Durations

Topic F: Develop a Project Schedule

Topic A: Planning Process Group Map

Topic B: Plan Project Cost Management

Topic C: Estimate Project Costs

Topic D: Determine the Project Budget

Topic A: Planning Process Group Map

Topic B: Plan Quality Management

Topic C: Plan Resource Management

Topic D: Estimate Activity Resources

Topic E: Plan Project Procurements

 

Lesson 9: Planning for Risk

Topic A: Planning Process Group Map

Topic B: Plan Risk Management

Topic C: Identify Risks

Topic D: Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis

Topic E: Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis

Topic F: Plan Risk Responses

 

Lesson 10: Planning Stakeholder Engagement and Communications

Topic A: Planning Process Group Map

Topic B: Plan Stakeholder Engagement

Topic C: Plan Communications Management

 

Lesson 11: Executing a Project

Topic A: Executing Process Group Map

Topic B: Direct and Manage Project Work

Topic C: Manage Project Knowledge

Topic D: Manage Quality

Topic E: Implement Risk Responses

Topic F: Conduct Procurements

 

Lesson 12: Working with Stakeholders

Topic A: Executing Process Group Map

Topic B: Acquire Resources

Topic C: Develop a Team

Topic D: Manage a Team

Topic E: Manage Stakeholder Engagement

Topic F: Manage Communications

 

Lesson 13: Monitoring a Project

Topic A: Monitoring Process Group Map

Topic B: Monitor and Control Project Work

Topic C: Validate Project Scope

Topic D: Monitor Risks

Topic E: Monitor Stakeholder Engagement

Topic F: Monitor Communications

 

Lesson 14: Controlling a Project

Topic A: Controlling Process Group Map

Topic B: Perform Integrated Change Control

Topic C: Control Project Scope

Topic D: Control the Project Schedule

Topic E: Control Project Costs

Topic F: Control Project Quality

Topic G: Control Resources

Topic H: Control Project Procurements

 

Lesson 15: Closing a Project

Topic A: Closing Process Group Map

Topic B: Close Project or Phase

Topic A: Planning Process Group Map

Topic B: Plan Risk Management

Topic C: Identify Risks

Topic D: Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis

Topic E: Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis

Topic F: Plan Risk Responses

Topic A: Executing Process Group Map

Topic B: Direct and Manage Project Work

Topic C: Manage Project Knowledge

Topic D: Manage Quality

Topic E: Implement Risk Responses

Topic F: Conduct Procurements

Topic A: Executing Process Group Map

Topic B: Acquire Resources

Topic C: Develop a Team

Topic D: Manage a Team

Topic E: Manage Stakeholder Engagement

Topic F: Manage Communications

Topic A: Monitoring Process Group Map

Topic B: Monitor and Control Project Work

Topic C: Validate Project Scope

Topic D: Monitor Risks

Topic E: Monitor Stakeholder Engagement

Topic F: Monitor Communications

Topic A: Controlling Process Group Map

Topic B: Perform Integrated Change Control

Topic C: Control Project Scope

Topic D: Control the Project Schedule

Topic E: Control Project Costs

Topic F: Control Project Quality

Topic G: Control Resources

Topic H: Control Project Procurement

Topic A: Closing Process Group Map

Topic B: Close Project or Phase

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