This course provides the foundation and structure to learn the fundamentals of project management and prepare for the Project Management Professional Certification (PMP®) or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) and is based on The Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK) Sixth Edition.
This is a highly participative course with, real-world concepts and applications, hands-on exercises and case studies that introduce participants to update life-cycle impacts. Students are encouraged to participate in class and group discussions toward reinforcing knowledge and understanding and application. The PMP course guides the participant toward mastery of Project Management skills and not merely an exam prep course.
Course content and delivery are consistent with the 35 hours required for PMP exam application.
The PMP recognizes demonstrated competence in leading and directing project teams. If you’re a project manager looking to solidify your skills, stand out to employers and maximize your earning potential, the PMP credential is the right choice for you.
- It is recommended that students have some project management experience either as a team participant, project manager, business analyst or project stakeholder.
- Certification eligibility: PMP®
- Category I Candidate: University Degree, 4,500 hours of PM experience, 3 years documented experience within 8 years.
- Category II Candidate: No university degree required, 7,500 documented hours of PM experience during 8 years.
- Certification eligibility: CAPM®
- High school diploma or equivalent. 1,500 hours of work on a project team or 23 hours of formal education.
At Course Completion
You will learn the skills necessary to lead project teams and achieve successful project results. The PMP Credential recognizes the competence of an individual to perform in the role of a project manager, specifically experienced in leading and directing projects.
- Foundation of Project Management
- Role of the Project Manager
- Project Life Cycle Alternatives
- Portfolio, Program and Project Governance & Methodology
- Understand the Customer Needs
- Scope Definition
- Developing a Work Breakdown Structure
- The People Side of Managing Projects
- Organizational & Communications Management
- Staff Acquisition & Team Development
- Risk Management Process – Identification, Quantification, Response, and Control
- Tools and Techniques for Schedule Development
- Project Cost Management
- Procurement Planning
- Vender Selection and Contract Administration
- Project Plan Execution
- Team Motivation – How to maintain high performance levels
- Scope Verification
- Information Distribution
- Schedule and Cost Control
- Earned Value Management
- Performance Measurements
- Decision-making Tools
- Integrated Change Control System
- Project Closure