PMP Certification Exam Prep Course
4-day training seminar, $2995
5-day online PMP training course, $2995
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Overview

This PMP certification training course prepares participants to take the PMP® exam, which is administered independently of this training course. PMI's PMP certification is one of the most valued and respected credentials in project management. Earning the PMP credentials will not only further your career but will also help you to build a solid foundation in effectively managing projects. Please visit the PMI website at www.pmi.org, to review exam eligibility requirements.

Please browse the course agenda below for a better understanding of what is covered by this PMP certification training program.

The course fulfills the minimum 35 hours of formal training, required as part of the PMP application. It will fully prepare participants for the Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Associate Project Manager (CAPM) exams. Concentrating on exam content from the PMBOK Guide and other sources, the training includes a wide variety of learning tools and study aids, all using PMI® terminology.

Participants will:

  • Prepare for the PMP or CAPM exams
  • Review and discuss concepts from the PMBOK Guide, 4th edition (2008) which are covered in the PMP certification exam
  • Apply the PMBOK concepts through case studies and exercises
  • Learn about PMBOK® Guide's five process groups, nine knowledge areas, and the area of professional and social responsibility
  • Become familiar with PMBOK® Guide terms, definitions, and processes
  • Practice for the examination through the use of an extensive bank of simulated questions
  • Develop personalized study aids that meet your learning style
  • Receive practical tips to prepare for, and take, the exam
  • Assess your readiness to sit for the actual PMP exam Prepare for the CPMP or CAPM exams
  • Learn styles and types of questions found on the CPMP or CAPM exams

This training course offers:

  • PMBOK® Guide-Fourth Edition
  • Over 600 practice questions
  • PMP Exam prep study guides
  • Exercises throughout to reinforce PMP and CAPM exam concepts
  • Handy reference charts
  • Exercises to increase memory recall
  • Flash cards for each knowledge area

Who Should Participate

This course is ideal for associate project managers, project managers, IT project managers, project coordinators, project analysts, project leaders, senior project managers, team leaders, product managers, program managers, project sponsors, and project team members seeking the PMP or CAPM certification.

Candidates for PMI's CPMP certification:

  • Perform their duties under general supervision and are responsible for all aspects of the project for the life of the project
  • Lead and direct cross-functional teams to deliver projects within the constraints of schedule, budget, and resources
  • Demonstrate sufficient knowledge and experience to appropriately apply a methodology to projects that have reasonably well-defined project requirements and deliverables.

Agenda

1. Introduction

  • CPMP and CAPM Exam Requirements
  • Exam Questions
  • Maintaining Certification
  • Exam-Taking Tips
  • Assessment Quiz

2. PM Foundation

  • PM Definitions
  • Project Life Cycle vs. Project Management Life Cycle
  • Organizational Structure
  • Practice Test

3. PM Process Groups and Knowledge Areas

  • PM Process Groups
  • PM Knowledge Areas

4. Project Integration Management

  • Overview of Project Integration
  • Develop Project Charter
  • Develop Project Management Plan
  • Direct and Manage Project Execution
  • Monitor and Control Project Work
  • Perform Integrated Change Control
  • Close Project or Phase
  • Summary Exercise
  • Practice Exercises
  • Practice Test

5. Project Scope Management

  • Overview of Project Scope Management
  • Collect Requirements
  • Define Scope
  • Create WBS
  • Verify Scope
  • Control Scope
  • Summary Exercise
  • Practice Exercises
  • Practice Test

6. Project Time Management

  • Overview of Project Time Management
  • Define Activity
  • Sequence Activity
  • Estimate Activity Resource
  • Estimate Activity Duration
  • Develop Schedule
  • Control Schedule
  • Summary Exercise
  • Practice Exercises
  • Practice Test

7. Project Cost Management

  • Overview of Project Cost Management

  • Estimate Costs

  • Determine Budget

  • Control Costs

  • Summary Exercise

  • Practice Exercises

  • Practice Test

8. Project Quality Management

  • Overview of Project Quality Management
  • Plan Quality
  • Perform Quality Assurance
  • Perform Quality Control
  • Summary Exercise
  • Practice Exercises
  • Practice Test

9. Project Human Resource Management

  • Overview of Project Human Resource Management
  • Develop Human Resource Plan
  • Acquire Project Team
  • Develop Project Team
  • Manage Project Team
  • Summary Exercise
  • Practice Exercises
  • Practice Test

10. Project Communication Management

  • Overview of Project Communication Management
  • Identify Stakeholders
  • Plan Communications
  • Distribute Information
  • Manage Stakeholder Expectations
  • Report Performance
  • Summary Exercise
  • Practice Exercises
  • Practice Test

11. Project Risk Management

  • Overview of Project Risk Management
  • Plan Risk Management
  • Identify Risks
  • Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
  • Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Plan Risk Response
  • Monitoring and Control Risks
  • Summary Exercise
  • Practice Exercises
  • Practice Test

12. Project Procurement Management

  • Overview of Project Procurement Management
  • Plan Procurements
  • Conduct Procurements
  • Administer Procurements
  • Close Procurements
  • Summary Exercise
  • Practice Exercises
  • Practice Test

13. Professional Responsibility

  • Overview
  • History and vision of PMI's Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
  • PMI's Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
  • Professional and Social Responsibility
  • Section Review
  • Recurring Themes - PMP Exam
  • Practice Test
  • End of Course Review
  • Simulated Practice Exam

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Course Excercises

  • Each chapter contains practice exercises targeted at the range of learning styles (Visual, Kinesthetic, Auditory)
  • Network Diagram Exercises
  • Earned Value Exercises
  • Practice Tests

Registration Fees

Both classroom training and online training formats are available.

The per student registration fee for the hands-on classroom session is $2995, and includes the seminar, course materials, breakfast, morning and afternoon refreshments.

Classoom training begins at 8:30 AM each day and concludes at 4:30 PM unless otherwise directed. Please arrive early on the first day to sign-in and meet fellow attendees. If you register less than one week in advance of a class, please bring your confirmation letter. Business casual attire is appropriate. For information on virtual training session start and stop times, refer to the course schedule below.

Register securely online with confidence or please call (708) 246-0320

Seminar Schedule
Feb 4-7, 2013 Houston, TX Texas Conference Ctr
Feb 4-7, 2013 Las Vegas, NV Compulearning
Feb 4-7, 2013 Washington, DC Arlington Offices
Feb 11-14, 2013 Portland, OR Kinetic Computer Solutions
Feb 11-14, 2013 Sacramento, CA ExitCertified Corp
Feb 18-21, 2013 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Productivity Point
Feb 18-21, 2013 Los Angeles, CA Microtek
Feb 18-21, 2013 Raleigh, NC Cary Training Center
Feb 18-21, 2013 Seattle, WA Kirkland Center
Feb 25-28, 2013 Dallas, TX Irving Training Center
Feb 25-28, 2013 Dulles, VA Microtek
Feb 25-28, 2013 Minneapolis, MN Euler Training Center
Feb 25-28, 2013 Philadelphia, PA Microtek
Mar 4-7, 2013 Atlanta, GA Atlanta Offices
Mar 4-7, 2013 San Francisco, CA Microtek
Mar 4-7, 2013 Washington, DC Arlington Offices
Mar 11-14, 2013 Chicago, IL Schaumburg Offices
Mar 11-14, 2013 New York, NY New York Offices
Mar 11-15, 2013 11:00 AM-7:30 PM ET Virtual Classroom
Mar 18-21, 2013 Charlotte, NC Metrotek
Mar 18-21, 2013 Columbus, OH Dublin Training Center
Mar 18-21, 2013 San Jose, CA Santa Clara Offices
Mar 25-28, 2013 Indianapolis, IN Indianapolis Center
Mar 25-28, 2013 Kansas City, KS Sirius Systems
Mar 25-28, 2013 St. Louis, MO Executrain
Apr 1-4, 2013 Dulles, VA Microtek
Apr 1-4, 2013 Morristown, NJ Morristown Offices
Apr 1-4, 2013 Washington, DC Arlington Offices
Apr 8-11, 2013 Atlanta, GA Atlanta Offices
Apr 8-11, 2013 Columbia, MD Bridge Education
Apr 8-11, 2013 San Antonio, TX San Antonio Meeting Ctr
Apr 15-18, 2013 Chicago, IL Microtek
Apr 15-18, 2013 Dallas, TX Irving Training Center
Apr 15-18, 2013 Orlando, FL Microtek
Apr 22-25, 2013 Raleigh, NC Cary Training Center
Apr 22-25, 2013 San Diego, CA San Diego Conference Ctr.
Apr 29-May 2, 2013 Boston, MA Microtek
Apr 29-May 2, 2013 New York, NY New York Offices
Apr 29-May 2, 2013 Washington, DC Arlington Offices
Apr 29-May 3, 2013 11:00 AM-7:30 PM ET Virtual Classroom
May 6-9, 2013 Chicago, IL Schaumburg Offices
May 6-9, 2013 Houston, TX Texas Conference Ctr
May 13-16, 2013 Austin, TX Executrain of Austin
May 13-16, 2013 Dulles, VA Microtek
May 13-16, 2013 Nashville, TN One Century Place
May 20-23, 2013 Denver, CO Microtek
May 20-23, 2013 Los Angeles, CA Microtek
May 20-23, 2013 Philadelphia, PA Microtek
May 20-23, 2013 San Jose, CA Santa Clara Offices
June 3-6, 2013 Dallas, TX Irving Training Center
June 3-6, 2013 Morristown, NJ Morristown Offices
June 3-6, 2013 San Francisco, CA Microtek
June 3-6, 2013 Washington, DC Arlington Offices
June 10-13, 2013 Atlanta, GA Atlanta Offices
June 10-13, 2013 Baltimore, MD Mt. Washington Center
June 10-13, 2013 Columbia, MD Bridge Education
June 10-13, 2013 Irvine, CA Executrain
June 17-20, 2013 Columbus, OH Dublin Training Center
June 17-20, 2013 Dulles, VA Microtek
June 17-20, 2013 New York, NY New York Offices
June 17-20, 2013 Seattle, WA Kirkland Center
June 17-21, 2013 11:00 AM-7:30 PM ET Virtual Classroom
June 24-27, 2013 Chicago, IL Schaumburg Offices
June 24-27, 2013 Minneapolis, MN Euler Training Center
June 24-27, 2013 Raleigh, NC Cary Training Center
June 24-27, 2013 Washington, DC Arlington Offices

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