Preparation for PMP

Introduction

In today’s world Project Management has not only gained more focus but is being considered as a ‘Competitive Edge’ to have sustainability and success in the every increasing competitive environment.

This course is specifically designed to help experienced, knowledgeable project managers and team leaders master the PMBOKTM Guide (5th Edition – released in 2012) content and pass the PMP® certification exam.

Objectives

You should expect to gain competencies in the following areas after successful completion of the training course:

  • Principles, concept and techniques of project management
  • How to apply these concepts in real life for effective results
  • Process groups and knowledge areas of project management
  • Project management processes and how to apply them
  • Various internal and external factors, and their influence on the success or failure of a project
  • How to overcome with the difficulties that project managers face due to complex nature of project.
Course Outline

Introduction

  • About Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • About PMP and other certifications in Project Management
  • PMP examination requirements
  • Definitions and Concepts

Project Lifecycle and Organization

  • Project Lifecycle
  • Project Stakeholders
  • Organizations Types & their Influence on Project Management
  • Practice Test

Project Management Process Groups

  • Project Management Framework and Context
  • Project Management Process Groups
  • Project Management Knowledge Areas
  • Practice Test

Project Integration Management

  • 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
  • Practice Test

Project Scope Management

  • Plan Scope Management
  • Collect Requirements
  • Define Scope
  • Create WBS
  • Verify Scope
  • Control Scope
  • Practice Test

Project Time Management

  • Plan Schedule Management
  • Define Activities
  • Sequence Activities
  • Estimate Activity Resources
  • Estimate Activity Duration
  • Develop Schedule
  • Control Schedule
  • Precedence Diagramming Method
  • Critical Path Method
  • Hands-on Workshop
  • Practice Test

Project Cost Management

  • Cost Benefit Analysis Techniques
  • Plan Cost Management
  • Estimate Costs
  • Determine Budget
  • Control Costs
  • Earned Value Technique
  • Practice Test

Project Quality Management

  • Overview of Quality Standards & Frameworks
  • Plan Quality Management
  • Perform Quality Assurance
  • Perform Quality Control
  • Tools for Quality Control
  • Practice Test

Project Human Resource Management

  • Plan Human Resource Management
  • Acquire Project Team
  • Develop Project Team
  • Manage Project Team
  • Practice Test

Project Communication Management

  • Plan Communication Management
  • Manage Communications
  • Control Communications
  • Practice Test

Project Risk Management

  • Plan Risk Management
  • Identify Risks
  • Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
  • Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Plan Risk Responses
  • onitor and Control Risks
  • Practice Test

Project Procurement Management

  • Plan Procurements
  • Conduct Procurements
  • Control Procurements
  • Close Procurements
  • Practice Test

Project Stakeholder Management

  • Identify Stakeholders
  • Plan Stakeholder Management
  • Manage Stakeholder Engagement
  • Control Stakeholder Engagement
  • Practice Test

Professional Responsibility

  • Professional Responsibility Tips
  • PMP Code of Professional Conduct
  • Practice Test

Preparation for the PMP Examination

  • Logistics and Exam Hints
  • Four-hour complete Practice Examination
Other features include:
  • Workshops
  • Quizzes
  • Tips for Actual Exam
  • Mock Exam
Who should attend:
  • This course is designed for project managers and team leaders who are preparing for the PMP® certification exam.
  • Other project personnel and functional managers who work with projects will benefit from a better understanding of how their responsibilities fit into the total project management task.
  • Organizations that support PMP® certification will benefit from demonstrated support of and consistent application of project management principles.
Materials Provided:
  • Course reference manual containing printed copies of presentation, notes, exercises and quizzes
  • 400+ practice questions and their answers
  • Course certificate