To earn your Project Management Professional (PMP) credential, you need to meet the experience and education requirements, and pass the PMP® examination, a 200-question, multiple-choice test. Regardless of how advanced your project management experience or education might be, you should still prepare vigorously for the exam.
After completing this course, participants will be able to:
- Understand the value of project management, organizational project management maturity and the PMP® Certification process.
- Know in details the 10 knowledge areas of PMI's Guide to the PMBOK
- Know in details the 5 process groups of processes for project management
- Understand the 47 key processes of project management and how they relate
This course provides an overview of the PMP certification process and a detailed review of all the Knowledge Areas and Process Groups in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®). The Project Management Institute (PMI) has grown to be recognized as the global association for project management standards. PMI’s Guide to the PMBOK has received recognition from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as the standard document for project management knowledge. The PMP certification has grown in popularity with over 180,000 certified professionals worldwide. This course can be considered as an introduction and overview of the PMP certification process or a focused review of the material. This course provides fully the training prerequisite for the examination (35 contact hours), and can be used as a focused supplement for previous courses.
This course follows the PMBOK chapter by chapter.
- Project management overview and context
- Project management organization influences and the project management process
- Project management knowledge areas:
- Project integration management
- Project scope management
- Project time management
- Project cost management
- Project quality management
- Project human resource management
- Project communication management
- Project stakeholder management
- Project risk management
- Project procurement management
- Professional and social responsibility
- Project management process groups:
- Monitoring and controlling
- Project management process dependencies and flow
- PMP examination and training:
- Requirements for certification
- Certification examination process
- Practice/sample multiple choice examinations following each chapter
This course is well suited for any manager, supervisor or consultant seeking a detailed understanding of PMI’s standards for project management. Also the course is appropriate for project managers who desire to take the PMP.