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Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Training

40 Hours (PDUs) of intensive training:

Content Outline:

  • What is the PMP® certification and why do I want it?
  • What are the qualification criteria for certification?
  • What’s the test like?
  • How do I prepare to take the test?
  • How does the new PMBOK® affect the exam?
  • What are the key dates I need to know and what should my strategy be for taking the test now or later?

1. Introduction

  • Purpose of PMBOK Guide.
  • What is a Project?
  • What is project management?
  • Relationships among Portfolio Management, Program Management, Project Management, and Organizational Project Management.
  • Relationship between Project Management, Operations Management and Organizational Strategy.
  • Business Value.
  • Role of Project Manager.
  • Project Management Body of Knowledge.

2. Project Lifecycle & Organization

  • Organizational Influences on Project Management.
  • Project Stakeholders and Governance.
  • Project Team.
  • Project Life Cycle.

3. Project Management Processes for a project

  • Project Management Processes for a project.
  • Project management processes vs product management processes.
  • Project Management Process Groups.
  • Project Management Process Groups Interact in a Phase or Project.
  • Project Boundaries.
  • Introduction to 47 project management processes.

4. Project Integration Management

  • Develop project charter.
  • Develop project management plan.
  • Direct and manage project execution.
  • Monitor and control project work.
  • Perform and control project work.
  • Close project or phase.

5. Project Scope Management

  • Plan scope management.
  • Collect requirements.
  • Define scope.
  • Create WBS.
  • Validate scope.
  • Control scope.

6. Project Time Management

  • Plan schedule management.
  • Define activities.
  • Sequence activities.
  • Estimate activity resources.
  • Estimate activity durations.
  • Develop schedule.
  • Control schedule.
 

7. Project Cost Management

  • Plan cost management.
  • Estimate costs.
  • Determine budgets.
  • Control costs.

8. Project Quality Management

  • Plan quality.
  • Performa 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 procurements.
  • Conduct procurements.
  • Control procurements.
  • Close procurements.

13. Project stakeholder management

  • Identify stakeholders.
  • Plan stakeholder management.
  • Manage stakeholder engagement.
  • Control stakeholder engagement.

14. PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct

  • Responsibility -- Ownership of decisions and actions.
  • Respect -- Treatment of people and resources.
  • Fairness -- Objective and impartial decision.
  • Honesty -- Truth-based actions.