PMP EXAM PREP COURSE

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PMP EXAM PREP COURSE. Course Overview. The purpose of this course is to prepare you to pass the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification.
PMP EXAM PREP COURSE ®

Course  Overview  

 

The  purpose  of  this  course  is  to  prepare  you  to  pass  the  Project  Management  Professional  (PMP)®  certification   exam.  The  course  is  based  on  the  10  knowledge  areas  in  A  Guide  to  the  Project  Management  Body  of  Knowledge,   (PMBOK®  Guide)  –  Fifth  Edition,  Project  Management  Institute,  Inc.,  2013.  

Course  Objectives   At  the  completion  of  this  course,  you  should  be  able  to:      Pass  the  PMP®  certification  exam   

Understand  terms,  acronyms  and  formulas  specific  to  PMI    



Identify  processes  and  knowledge  areas  specific  to  PMI    



Understand  inputs,  tools  and  techniques  and  outputs  for  47  separate     process  groups    



Identify  and  use  test-­‐taking  strategies    



Understand  PMI  specific  methods  and  expectations  for  managing  projects    



Read  and  evaluate  situational  exam  questions  to  determine  the  best     answer  based  on  data  presented  in  the  course  and  your  project     management  experience    



Create  an  action  plan  to  apply  for,  take  and  pass  the  PMP®  certification  exam  

Our  PMP®  Exam  Prep  (Fifth  Edition)  training  program:   

All  trainers  hold  their  PMP®  certification  



Provides  you  with  the  required  35  contact  hours  and  Professional   Development     Units  (PDUs)  of  pre-­‐PMP®  exam  training  



Includes  examples  and  practice  tests  



Practice  exercises  bring  PMP®  concepts  to  life  

Course  Materials   Include:    The  PMBOK®  Guide,     Fifth  Edition    Rita  Mulcahy  PMP®  Exam   Prep  Book,     Eighth  Edition    Project  Management   Knowledge  Area  and   Process  Group  Matrix     PM  Exam  Key     Data  template     PM  ITTO  processes    Practice  exam     progress  tracking      

Corporate  Strategies  by   SkillPath  is  a  Project   Management  Institute   (PMI)®  Global  Registered   Education  Provider  

 

  This  five-­‐day  training  program  provides  you  with  the  tools  you  need  in  order  to     pass  the  PMP®  Certification  test  on  your  first  try.  Our  trainers  will  provide  you  with   invaluable  information  and  test-­‐taking  strategies  to  help  you  prepare.  They  will     coach  you  on  effective  study  techniques.  Join  the  thousands  of  professionals  who   have  benefitted  from  our  training  expertise.

  The  PMI  Registered  Education   Provider  logo  is  a  registered   mark  of  the  Project   Management  Institute,  Inc.  

 

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

Agenda     Day  One  

Introduction,  Organizations,  Stakeholders  and  Teams,  the  Project   Management  Framework,  Processes  and  Project  Selection  

Day  Two

Project  Integration  Management,  Project  Scope  Management  and   Project  Time  Management  

Day  Three

Project  Cost  Management,  Project  Quality  Management  and  Project   Human  Resource  Management  

Day  Four

Project  Communications  Management,  Project  Risk  Management  and   Project  Procurement  Management  

Day  Five

Project  Stakeholder  Management,  Professional  and  Social   Responsibility,  Exam  Review  and  Practice  Exam  

 

SECTION  1:  INTRODUCTION  TO  PROJECT  MANAGEMENT     HIGHLIGHTS 

Explain  common  project  management  terms    



Provide  a  basic  overview  of  project  management    



Identify  the  difference  between  projects  and  operations    



Define  the  responsibilities  and  competencies  of  project  managers  

SECTION  2:  ORGANIZATIONS,  STAKEHOLDERS  AND  TEAMS       HIGHLIGHTS 

Understand  the  difference  between  a  weak,  balanced  and  strong  matrix  organization    



Discuss  project  inputs,  tools  and  techniques  and  outputs  (ITTOs)    



Identify  the  difference  between  a  project  life  cycle  and  a  product  life  cycle    



Describe  the  various  phases  of  project  management  

SECTION  3:  EXAMINING  THE  PROJECT  MANAGEMENT  FRAMEWORK       HIGHLIGHTS 

Discuss  the  purpose  of  the  PMBOK®  and  how  it  is  used  in  project  management    



Identify  the  different  knowledge  areas  in  the  PMBOK®  and  how  they  relate  to  process  groups  

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

SECTION  4:    PROJECT  MANAGEMENT  PROCESSES       HIGHLIGHTS 

Identify  the  five  process  groups  used  in  project  management    



Describe  the  processes  within  each  of  the  five  process  groups  



Discover  the  guidelines  for  project  information  

SECTION  5:    PROJECT  SELECTION       HIGHLIGHTS 

List  the  various  creative  group  planning  methods  and  how  to  use  them  in  project  management    



Describe  the  models  that  are  used  for  project  selection    



Practice  using  mathematical  models  for  project  selection  

SECTION  6:  PROJECT  INTEGRATION  MANAGEMENT     HIGHLIGHTS 

Describe  how  the  processes  and  activities  need  to  work  together    



List  the  steps  of  the  project  integration  process    



Understand  the  process  for  making  changes  and  why  it  is  important  

SECTION  7:  PROJECT  SCOPE  MANAGEMENT     HIGHLIGHTS 

Describe  the  guidelines  for  scope  management    



Discuss  the  guidelines  that  apply  to  collecting  requirements    



Explain  how  to  correctly  define  the  scope  of  a  project    



Identify  the  difference  between  the  project  charter  and  the  project  scope  statement    



Recognize  the  components  of  a  work  breakdown  structure  

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

SECTION  8:  PROJECT  TIME  MANAGEMENT     HIGHLIGHTS 

Identify  the  components  of  a  schedule  management  plan    



Describe  how  to  graphically  display  sequencing  activities    



Estimate  activity  durations  using  the  program  evaluation  and  review  technique  (PERT)    



Practice  sequencing  activities    



Practice  determining  the  critical  path    



Practice  calculating  float    



Describe  the  two  most  common  ways  to  compress  a  schedule:  Fast  tracking  and  crashing  

SECTION  9:    PROJECT  COST  MANAGEMENT       HIGHLIGHTS 

Identify  the  processes  for  cost  management    



Define  common  cost  management  terms    



Identify  the  tools  and  techniques  used  to  estimate  project  costs    



Understand  the  elements  that  make  up  a  project  budget  estimate    



Practice  using  the  earned  value  management  (EVM)  method  to  determine  variances  and  forecast  

SECTION  10:    PROJECT  QUALITY  MANAGEMENT       HIGHLIGHTS 

Identify  the  processes  included  in  project  quality  management    



Describe  the  difference  between  quality  assurance  and  quality  control    



Discuss  quality  terms  and  tools  used  in  project  quality  management    



List  the  seven  basic  quality  tools  and  how  they  are  used  in  project  management    



Understand  the  difference  between  special  and  random  causes  of  variation  

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

SECTION  11:    PROJECT  HUMAN  RESOURCE  MANAGEMENT       HIGHLIGHTS 

Describe  the  steps  included  in  project  human  resource  management    



Understand  the  roles  and  responsibilities  of  stakeholders  in  a  project    



List  the  various  stages  of  team  development    



Identify  the  different  types  of  power  a  project  manager  possesses    



Review  the  various  HR  organizational  theories  and  how  they  pertain  to  motivation  

SECTION  12:    PROJECT  COMMUNICATIONS  MANAGEMENT       HIGHLIGHTS 

Describe  the  steps  included  in  project  communications  management    



Practice  determining  the  number  of  communication  channels  between  stakeholders  of  a  project    



List  the  various  communication  models  and  methods  used  in  project  communications    



Identify  the  different  types  of  communication  blockers    



Review  the  components  that  should  be  included  in  a  communications  management  plan  

SECTION  13:    PROJECT  RISK  MANAGEMENT       HIGHLIGHTS 

Understand  the  various  risk  categories  and  types  of  risk  in  a  project    



Discuss  the  six  risk  management  process  steps    



Identify  the  different  types  of  tools  used  when  creating  a  risk  management  plan    



Review  the  tools  used  to  perform  risk  analysis    



List  the  various  plan  risk  responses  that  can  be  used  to  respond  to  risk

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

SECTION  14:    PROJECT  PROCUREMENT  MANAGEMENT       HIGHLIGHTS 

Discuss  the  basics  of  contracts    



Identify  the  types  of  documents  used  in  procurement    



Describe  the  five  steps  of  procurement  negotiations    



Review  the  various  types  of  contracts  and  the  risk  associated  with  each    



Practice  determining  final  fees  and  prices  associated  to  common  project  scenarios  

SECTION  15:    PROJECT  STAKEHOLDER  MANAGEMENT       HIGHLIGHTS 

Evaluate  stakeholders  based  on  their  influence  and  interest  in  a  project    



Discuss  the  tools  and  techniques  used  to  engage  stakeholders  in  the  project  

SECTION  16:    PROFESSIONAL  AND  SOCIAL  RESPONSIBILITY       HIGHLIGHTS 

Understand  the  various  risk  categories  and  types  of  risk  in  a  project    



Understand  the  framework  for  ethical  behavior  and  professional  conduct  provided  by  PMI®    



Evaluate  the  four  categories  of  professional  and  social  responsibility    



Discuss  the  tools  and  techniques  used  to  uphold  a  project  manager’s  responsibilities  to  the  profession,     the  customer  and  the  public  

 

 

 

METHODOLOGIES:  These  classes  are  heavily  participative  with  facilitated  discussion,  individual  and  small  group   exercises  and  real-­‐world  project  management  examples  designed  to  help  pass  the  PMP®  certification  test  and   attain  greater  insight  and  more  in-­‐depth  knowledge  about  project  management  best  practices.    

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

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