Project Management PMI Test Preparation

Vendor: Project Management
Course # PMP-PREP
Course Starts On: March 24, 2014 - June 23, 2014 -
Length of the Course: 5 Days
Price: $2,625 – Click Here to Pre Register

Course Description

This 5 day (40 hour) preparatory course provides participants with all of the information necessary to take and pass the PMP® Exam!  The course covers all nine knowledge areas of project management, as contained in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) Guide 4th Edition, in addition to test taking techniques applicants need to know.  The PMBOK® Guide, published by the Project Management Institute (PMI®), is provided as part of the course and is the basis for PMI’s 200-question (4 hour) certification exam.  This multi day curriculum is designed to fulfill PMI’s 35 hour training requirement for applicants to be eligible to sit for the exam. 

Course Objectives:

By the end of this training module the participant(s) will be able to:
  • Understand how to apply for the PMP® Exam (eligibility requirements, including experience and education are covered in class)
  • Know how to study and prepare for the PM® Exam
  • Understand the tips and tricks involved in taking standardized tests using multiple choice questions
  • Utilize study strategies and materials provided to prepare for the exam
  • Understand the requirements for maintaining their PMP® Credential, once it is obtained

Course Audience:

Project managers, team members and project management practitioners with experience working in a project environment. Those who wish to take and pass PMI’s PMP Certification Exam will find this course invaluable.

Course PreRequisites:

Participants must have a minimum of 3 years experience leading and directing project work (with a Bachelor’s degree or higher education) in order to sit for the PMP® Exam. Also, applicants will be required to show 35 hours of project management training/education in order to apply to take the PMP® Exam. This course satisfies the 35 hour education requirement.

Course Outline:

         Day 1 (9:00 am to 5:00 pm, 1 hour lunch break)

PMP® Exam Basics and PMBOK® Guide Overview
PMP® Exam Eligibility Requirements (the application)
PMP® Exam Content Overview
PM Framework and Processes
PM Process Interactions

Integration Management
Develop Project Charter
Develop Project Management Plan
Direct and Manage Project Execution
Monitor & Control Project Work
Perform Integrated Change Control
Close Project or Phase

Day 2 (9:00 am to 5:00 pm, 1 hour lunch break)

Scope Management
Collect Requirements
Define Scope
Create WBS
Verify Scope and Control Scope

Time Management
Define Activities
Sequence Activities
Estimate Activity Resources and Durations
Develop Schedule and Control Schedule

Day 3 (9:00 am to 5:00 pm, 1 hour lunch break)
Cost Management
Estimate Costs
Determine Budget
Control Costs (includes Earned Value Management)

Quality Management
Plan Quality
Perform Quality Assurance
Perform Quality Control

Day 4 (9:00 am to 5:00 pm, 1 hour lunch break)

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

Communications Management
Identify Stakeholders
Plan Communications
Distribute Information
Manage Stakeholder Expectations
Report Performance

Day 5 (9:00 am to 5:00 pm, 1 hour lunch break)

Risk Management
Plan Risk Management
Identify Risks
Perform Qualitative & Quantitative Risk Analysis
Plan Risk Response
Monitoring & Control Risks

Procurement Management
Plan Procurements
Conduct Procurements
Contract Administration
Close Procurements

Materials Provided:

PMBOK® Guide, 4th Ed. (PMI)
“PMP Exam: How to Pass On Your First Try” (A. Crowe)
Access to online resources
Student binder with notes and practice questions
200 Question PMP Practice Exam
“PM Knowledge Deck” flashcards