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Enroll as a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI) before applying for your PMP. You will save $31 this way compared to applying for the PMP as a PMI non-member.

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You want to pass the PMP® exam. What is the best way to spend your precious time preparing for a 4 hour, 200 question test? This course focuses on the key topics from the Project Management Body of Knowledge 5th  Edition (PMBOK® Guide) you need to know to pass the exam. It includes practical exercises and hundreds of practice test questions. Instructors who have passed the PMP® exam provide tips and techniques for taking the test and minimizing preparation time.

As a result of attending this class, participants will be able to:

  • List the PMP® requirements and apply on-line
  • Identify the 5 process groups, 10 knowledge areas, and 47 processes in the PMBOK® Guide.
  • Understand the different styles of questions they will face on the exam
  • Perform scheduling and earned value calculations
  • Excel in exam-taking methods

Project managers, managers, IT project managers, IT professionals

1. Introduction to the PMBOK® Guide - PMP® exam requirements, styles of exam questions, preparation tips, test-taking techniques, and how to keep your PMP® certification in the future. Take a short pre-course test to gauge your readiness for the full exam.

2. Project Management Basics – PM Definitions, PM lifecycle, stakeholders, and organizational influences.

3. PMBOK® Guide Organization – PM processes, process groups, process interactions, process mapping, PM knowledge areas, process flow diagrams, and major project documents.

 4. Project Integration Management – Develop project charter, Develop project management plan, Direct and manage project work, Monitor and control project work, Perform integrated change control, Close project or phase.

5. Project Scope Management – Plan scope amnagement, Collect requirements, Define scope, Create Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), Vslidate scope, Control scope.

6. Project Time Management – Plan schedule management, Define activities, Sequence activities, Estimate activity resources, Estimate activity durations, Develop schedule, Control schedule. Extensive practice analyzing network diagrams.

7. Project Cost Management – Plan cost management, Estimate costs, Determine budget, Control costs. Extensive practice solving earned value questions.

8. Project Quality Management – Plan quality management, Perform quality assurance, Control quality. 

9. Project Human Resource Management – Plan human resource management, Acquire project team, Develop project team, Manage project team.

10. Project Communications Management – Plan communications management, Manage communications, Control communications.

11. Project Risk Management – Plan risk management, Identify risks, Perform qualitative risk analysis, Perform quantitative risk analysis, Plan risk responses, Control risks.

12. Project Procurement Management – Plan procurement management, Conduct procurements, Control procurements, Close procurements.

13. Project Stakeholder Management - Identify stakeholders, Plan stakeholder management, Manage stakeholder engagement, Control stakeholder engagement.

This class typically lasts 4 days and can be customized for your participants' learning needs and skill level.

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