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Project Management Professional (PMP) Exam Prep [Online]

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Abstract: 

This course has been designed to prepare participants to take the Project Management Institute's Project Management Professional (PMP) Exam, 2013 edition and is based on the information covered in the 11 areas of study used to formulate the exam, including the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide).

This is an intermediate level course that will count for 21 PMI PDU/Contact Hours. In addition to providing a comprehensive presentation and review of the material covered on the exam, this course will guide the student through the exam application and registration procedures.

Included with the course are over 1000 practice questions and a Simulated Exam with Lesson Reviews and Lab Practicals to prepare participants to succeed.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This course is intended for professionals who are preparing to take the PMI’s Project Management Professional Exam.

PREREQUISITE

Although not required, Introduction to Project Management is highly recommended as a prerequisite.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Course Introduction

PMP Application and Exam

  • PMP Application & Exam
  • Course Structure
  • PMP Application & Exam (Cont.)
  • How Do I Become A PMP?
  • PMP Application
  • PMP Exam

 

Types of Exam Questions

  • Types of Exam Questions
  • Types of Questions
  • Situational Questions
  • Extraneous Information
  • Understanding vs. Memorization
  • Recurring Themes
  • The Exam – Why People Fail

 

Organizations and Project Management

  • Differentiation vs. Integration
  • Organization Structures
  • The Functional Organization
  • The Projectized Organization
  • Understanding vs. Memorization
  • The Matrix Organization

 

The Basics of Project Management

  • What is Project Management?
  • PMBOK Guide Knowledge Areas
  • Ten Knowledge Areas Extended
  • The Basics of PM
  • The Process Groups & Knowledge Areas Combined

 

Project Integration Management

  • Project Integration Management
  • Integration Management
  • Develop Project Charter
  • The Business Case
  • Develop Project Management Plan
  • The Project Management Plan Can Also Include
  • Direct & Manage Project Work
  • Monitor & Control Project Work
  • Perform Integrated Change Control
  • Close Project or Phase

 

Project Scope Management

  • Scope Management Model
  • The Product vs. Project Scope
  • Collect Requirements
  • Stakeholder Analysis
  • Define Scope
  • WBS
  • Validate Scope
  • Control Scope

 

Project Time Management

  • Plan Schedule Management
  • Define Activities
  • Sequence Activities
  • Estimating Activity Durations
  • Types of Estimating
  • Develop Schedule CPM
  • Control Schedule
  • Summary

 

Project Cost Management

  • Plan Cost Management
  • Estimate Costs
  • Determine Budget
  • Control Costs

 

Project Quality Management

  • Plan Quality
  • Plan Quality Management
  • Perform Quality Assurance
  • Control Quality

 

Project Human Resource Management

  • Develop Human Resource Plan
  • Acquire Project Team
  • Develop Project Team
  • Manage Project Team

 

Project Communications Management

  • Plan Communications Management
  • Manage Communications
  • Control Communications

 

Project Risk Management

  • Plan Risk Management
  • Identify Risks
  • Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
  • Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Plan Risk Responses
  • Control Risks

 

Project Procurement Management

  • Plan Procurements
  • Conduct Procurements
  • Control Procurements
  • Close Procurements

 

Project Stakeholder Management

  • Identify Stakeholders
  • Plan Stakeholder Management
  • Manage Stakeholder Engagement
  • Control Stakeholder Engagement

 

Professional Responsibility

  • Professional Responsibility
  • Duty to the Profession
  • Scope & Estimates
  • Authority

 

course info

Course ID: CA-1008
Course Level: Intermediate
Duration: 21 Hours

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PMI PDUs

PMI Talent TriangleThe following table provides the breakdown of the professional development units (PDUs) for this course aligned with the PMI Talent TriangleTM.

  Tech. Ldrshp. Strat. & Bus.
PMP 21 0 0
PgMP 21 0 0
PfMP 0 0 0
PMI-ACP 0 0 0
PMI-SP 2 0 0
PMI-RMP 1 0 0
PMI-PBA 2 0 0

 
The three columns in the above table are Technical Project Management, Leadership, and Strategic & Business Management.

Other Credits

Other professional (re)certification credits are available, including:

  • Certified Business Analyst Professionals (CBAPs) earn 21 CDUs (Category 2B)
  • Certified Software Quality Engineers (CSQEs) earn 3 RUs
  • CIPS Information Systems Professionals (ISPs) earn 21 Learning Credits
  • CIPS Information Technology Certified Professional (ITCPs) earn 21 Learning Credits